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How to Create and Grow Your Influence on a Global Social Web | Jeffbullas’s Blog

In Uncategorized on April 28, 2012 at 10:52 am

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We are living in a world where influence is migrating from offline to online.

 

The ability to influence is also moving from local to global. Its reach is also transitioning to mobile devices.

 

Reputation and influence can now be gained faster and reach further than in any other time in history.

 

One definition of Influence is “the capacity to have an effect on the character, development or behavior of someone or something”

 

To be truly successful you must have the ability and power to influence.

 

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12 Most Glaring Reasons Why Businesses Should Blog

In Uncategorized on April 26, 2012 at 9:51 pm

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If you don’t have your own blog, maybe you should do it now. In this post you’ll read why! [note mg]

 

So, if you’ve crossed the hurdle of really understanding exactly what blogging is, it’s time for stage two. It’s time to understand why blogging is important for you as a business person.

 

The excuse of “I just don’t have time to blog” borders on the absurd when you really start to consider the benefits you can reap from devoting yourself to it. When the words, “I don’t have time for blogging” begin to roll off of your lips, you are really saying that you don’t have time for the activities below. Because if done right, blogging is the single greatest tool for making these things happen.

1. Driving web traffic

2. Building a network

3. Answering frequently asked questions

4. Demonstrating expertise…

 

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5 Etiquette Rules That Matter Now

In Uncategorized on April 24, 2012 at 9:57 am

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The word may sound stodgy. But courtesy and manners are still essential–particularly in business.

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The Big G[oogle] & Business

In Uncategorized on April 24, 2012 at 9:23 am

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The Big G[oogle] & Business

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5 Step Business Plan How To

In Uncategorized on April 21, 2012 at 2:22 pm

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Do I really need a Business Plan? …..have you asked yourself that question….then you need to check out this short video showing you why and how you can c…

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Business Plan Tips

In Uncategorized on April 21, 2012 at 2:19 pm

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Operating any business without having some form of business plan to act as your road map to eventual sucess, is not a highly recommended practice, and this practice can be a predictor of likely business failure.

 

The actual process of preparing even a rudimentary business plan, is a great method of testing whether or not a business idea actually has legs, and determining the level of understanding of the potential business owner, as to the knowlege and skills required to successful operate a business.

 

This good article, provides and overview of a basic business plan framework and has links to free templates that you can use to develop your own business plan.

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Small Business Hiring Tips: How to Identify the Best Candidates

In Uncategorized on April 19, 2012 at 5:48 pm

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Hiring mistakes can prove costly for any business, but these mistakes tend to impact to a much higher degree, on smaller businesses.

Small businesses in particular, need to ensure that they are very clear in respect to what makes a great candidate who will effectively contribute to the success of the business, before they commence the interview process where expediency often rules.

This excellent article, suggests that business managers often evaluate potential employees in the wrong way, and it offers three strong tips that you can implement to ensure that you are not one of these business managers.

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The 7 Practices of PEAK Leadership

In Uncategorized on April 19, 2012 at 5:46 pm

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Leadership practices, that claim to assist any leader or leadership team to move from survival to success and on to being a transformative role model in their industry, are certainly worthy of sound examination by business owners and managers.

 

The business world is in a state of constant change, and what worked in the past for leaders, does not necessarily work as well now, and is unlikely to be as effective in the future.

 

This excellent article, discusses a new leadership practice that the author has successfully introduced into his business, and it outlines the seven principles that underpin this suggested practice.

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Why Your Employee Motivation Program Isn’t Working – MonsterThinking

In Uncategorized on April 18, 2012 at 9:58 am

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Motivating People, Working with People…get the help you need: http://business-team-building.com/

Via www.monsterthinking.com

Moneyball and the HR Department

In Uncategorized on April 18, 2012 at 9:56 am

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The human resources department is known for being touchy-feely, but in the age of big data, it’s becoming a bit more cold and analytical.

Via blogs.wsj.com