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This is Why Gratitude Makes You An Amazing Leader

This is Why Gratitude Makes You An Amazing Leader

Expressing gratitude can be a game-changer – at the office, and in your life in general.

Showing gratitude with a simple “Thank You” is something most people learn as children.

But now that you’re an adult, how often do you take the time to show gratitude? To your significant other? To your friends? What about professional contacts and colleagues?

There’s a growing body of research to indicate that gratitude is more than a “positive emotion” – it improves your health, and possibly the health of others.

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9 Steps To Protect Your Business's Greatest Asset

9 Steps To Protect Your Business’s Greatest Asset

If your business uses the Internet, here are some simple steps you can take to protect your sensitive online business information.

Small, Medium and Large Businesses Face the Same Online Data Security Risks – Take the Lead and Protect Your Business

Most small businesses depend on the Internet.

Whether it’s email, client logins, taking payments, or a website, then your business data is out there, which means it’s at risk of falling into the wrong hands.

As a small- to medium-sized business owner, it’s important to take a leadership role in protecting your business information.

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This is How You Know if a Leader is Listening

This is How You Know if a Leader is Listening

Listening might be the most powerful leadership trait to add to your toolkit. As a leader, it’s equally important to listen – and recognize whether you’re being heard.

Listening might be the most powerful leadership trait. Successful leadership requires effective communication, and having the ability to listen to everyone – regardless of their position – is a valuable skill a leader must possess.

A true leader listens actively to others and develops positive relationships so people feel comfortable speaking openly. If people know that they can confide in you, then you’re well on your way to becoming a respected leader.

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How to Maximize Your Brand Without Breaking the Bank

How to Maximize Your Brand Without Breaking the Bank

Now That You Have a Brand… Maximize It!

This is a follow-up to Tara’s earlier post, Branding: It’s More than Your Logo. Be sure to check it out. 

When you decide to go into business, one of the first things you create is a business plan. Of course, as it implies, a business plan is simply a comprehensive plan or document that you create to lead your business to success.

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3 Amazing Productivity Apps to Whip Your Inbox Into Shape

3 Amazing Productivity Apps to Whip Your Inbox Into Shape

In early August, I wrote about 3 Ways to Boost Productivity by Organizing Your Inbox. The post was mostly about re-thinking what lands in your inbox and ways you can reduce email-related stress through organization.

This post is about using technology to make email easy to manage and track the email that’s most important to your business.

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