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Prosperity Is Created Through the Powerful Combination of People and Profit

Throughout both our personal and professional lives, we are continuously faced with choices. Do you take the road less traveled, or follow the path of others? Do you focus on the people, or zero in on the money? While the answers differ based on the individual, prosperity is almost always…

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3 Things Your Culture Needs More Than the Beer Keg

You’ve probably heard about new perks companies are trying to offer. Nap pods. Scooters. Snack boxes. Don’t dare forget about the beer kegs and ping-pong tables, either. These two company perks show up on many career pages, offering a fun environment for you to thrive. Each company is now racing…

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5 Simple Ways to Inspire Your Staff

Whether you’re a CEO, company president, or department head, it’s up to you to motivate and encourage your employees. Your team looks to you for reassurance and motivation, so it’s your job to provide inspiration! Gallup’s most recent report on the state of the American workplace revealed that only 30%…

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Social Media Trends for 2017

By now we all know the power of targeted campaigns, targeted data sets, and using relevant hashtags in our social media posts. However, this does not mean we have fully grasped the realm of social media marketing, advertising, and overall awareness. Social media is an ever-changing, ever-growing group of platforms…

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What Our Economy Really Needs: Better Salespeople

For years, employers have been demanding that our education system provide more skilled and qualified workers. In the United States alone there are over 5.8 million open jobs across a variety of industries, a recent all time high for our nation. On one hand, this is great news. Why wouldn’t…

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2017—Your Best Year Yet!

As I drove to meet the founder and president of an organic craft distillery, I thought about what I would like to know about this female leader who had studied at Oxford, was a professor in Germany, and now was growing an awesome company in Chicago. I wanted to ask…

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