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Eugene Fram

Once Again!! Can A Mission-Driven Nonprofit Be Blindsided?

Eugene Fram | March 1, 2015 | Business
Strange to say, a nonprofit organization and Board can become too dedicated to its mission! Such over-zealousness can cause them to overlook opportunities for strategic change. For example: Nonprofit boards and their organizations offering mental heath counseling services are aware that new pharmaceutical therapies will certainly reduce the need for...
Marty Zwilling

Subscription Business Models Are Startup Favorites

Marty Zwilling | March 1, 2015 | Business
Every new business quickly realizes that revenue coming in every period on a committed basis is the Holy Grail to survival and growth. According to many experts, getting new customers is five to ten times harder than getting additional revenue from existing customers.
Laura Dunn

Women in Business Q&A: Carole Coleman, SVP, Karlitz & Company

Laura Dunn | March 1, 2015 | Business
As SVP/General Manager of Karlitz & Company, Carole Coleman's responsibilities include providing strategic direction, managing client and partner relationships, supervising staff, and new business development.
Bill Donius

10 Steps to Fight Inertia

Bill Donius | February 28, 2015 | Business
If so, here are 10 actions you can take to dislodge your organization from its conventional thinking rut.
Jim Selman

The Leadership Paradox

Jim Selman | February 28, 2015 | Business
I suggest we need to step back and consider leadership as a phenomenon, and ask what we mean when we use the term. For example, it is almost impossible to imagine a leader as a solitary entity -- there are always others to follow. If this is so, then perhaps leadership is more of a social phenomena than the product of an individual's vision or some set of competencies.
Paul Jarvis

How Do You Grow An Audience?

Paul Jarvis | February 28, 2015 | Business
I recently gave a talk on audience growth, and while I don't have all the answers, I do know a few things. I've learned both from my own experience and that of the people I work with (some of whom have much larger audiences than mine).
Laura Dunn

Women in Business Q&A: Mary Pearson, Founder, Pearson Farm's Retail Division

Laura Dunn | February 28, 2015 | Business
Mary is the founder and creator of Pearson Farm's Retail Division. When Mary Pearson married Al Pearson of Pearson farm, she not only gained the love of her life, but grew to have a great love for the beautiful large trees on the Peach farm.
Laura Dunn

Women in Business Q&A: Michelle Forsythe, Co-Founder & CEO, NoteStream

Laura Dunn | February 28, 2015 | Business
Michelle Forsythe is the Co-Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of NoteStream
Lauren Goldstein

How to Be an Effective Communicator in 5 Easy Steps

Lauren Goldstein | February 27, 2015 | Business
People can sense the disingenuous person miles away. We have that "gut" feeling which, while we cannot explain it, can sway us one way or another. It does not matter what business you are in, the number one way to be an effective communicator and build lasting relationships is to be genuine.
Michael Goldberg

The "New" Rules of Networking - Final Round

Michael Goldberg | February 27, 2015 | Business
If your goal is to grow your business by networking, you need to know the rules to get the most out of every cocktail party, conference, convention, trade show, product show or networking connection.
OpedSpace

Can the Middle East End Its Addiction to Cheap Oil?

OpedSpace | February 27, 2015 | Business
The lower cost in global fuel prices can provide a unique avenue for countries to carry out energy subsidy reforms and develop energy efficiency programs with a much smaller negative effects on the population than otherwise.
Dr. Peggy Drexler

In Praise of Mother F------ Bosses

Dr. Peggy Drexler | February 27, 2015 | Business
Remember that this is an age of outsourcing, downsizing, the near-death experience of the global financial system and -- for developed economies -- competition from places that don't particularly care about their employees' emotional well-being.
Marc Stoiber

You Want Authenticity? Check the Toilet

Marc Stoiber | February 27, 2015 | Business
Authenticity has become as overused a term as storytelling, and meaningful conversation before that. For most brand stewards, it means nothing more than shooting 'reality tv' style commercials.
Julie Fox Gorte

Why Asset Management Traditionalists Are Missing Out by Not Prioritizing ESG/SRI/Impact Investing

Julie Fox Gorte | February 27, 2015 | Business
Until recently, sustainable investing has been regarded, at least in North America, as a niche investment strategy. Mainstream asset managers were often skeptical of it, primarily for perceived performance reasons.
John Wellington Ennis

The Official History of Monopoly Is a Fraud (VIDEO)

John Wellington Ennis | February 27, 2015 | Business
This year marks the 80th anniversary of America's best-selling board game, Monopoly. And while many folks might fib about their age, Hasbro's accounting of the game's birth is quite the tall tale.
Karen Firestone

When to Tell Your Employees to Stay Home

Karen Firestone | February 27, 2015 | Business
Human beings are drawn to rules. Whether or not we agree with specific policies, we want there to be a policy of some kind. We crave clarity. But we also demand flexibility.
Scott Dannemiller

Busy Is a Sickness

Scott Dannemiller | February 27, 2015 | Parents
So my prayer today is this. That I stop defining myself by my doing, and start defining myself by my being. That I stop measuring time by the clock on the wall, and start measuring it by the experiences I share with those around me. And that I stop seeing my life as "busy," and instead, see it for what it truly is. Full.
Matthew Collis

Get More People to Share Your Content on Social Media With These Top 6 Tips

Matthew Collis | February 27, 2015 | Business
Who doesn't want their content to go viral and get thousands of social media shares? I'm sure you've seen or even created great content that didn't get much attention on social media.
Quora

Six Reasons Why Millennials Are the Best Workers

Quora | February 27, 2015 | Business
Six Reasons Millennials Are Actually the Best Workers: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
Tamara Romeo

10 Vital Things Branding Can Do for You and Your Business

Tamara Romeo | February 27, 2015 | Small Business
The truth is, branding is serious strategic business. A good brand doesn't just happen, it's developed with careful focus, deep insightful thinking and lots of creative gusto.
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