Finding the best time to post to social networks
Managing social media for your business can be a tricky endeavor. Which pictures should you share on Facebook? What industry news should you tweet about on Twitter? What topic should you blog about on Tumblr? And on top of knowing what to publish on which social network, another big question business owners struggle with is the best time to post. Publishing your content at peak times can help you reach the most people on those networks. More
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Keep in touch while traveling for business
It's said that with all of our technological advancements, the world is getting smaller and smaller, but it sure doesn't feel like that when you have to travel for business frequently. It's difficult to be away from home for long periods of time, but fortunately those aforementioned technological advancements are pretty helpful for staying in touch with your loved ones, even when you're hundreds of miles and many time zones away. More
9 qualities of remarkable entrepreneurs
Good entrepreneurs make money. Great entrepreneurs make serious money. But remarkable entrepreneurs do more than make money. They are the few who possess qualities that don't appear on balance sheets but do make a significant impact on the lives of their employees, industries and communities. More
To build the team, build the trust, with these 8 tips
Great bosses know it's important to build trust in organizations. But managers can't simply mandate it. However, leaders can create an atmosphere where the choosing comes easily. More
The risks and rewards of international meetings
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Organizing meetings in international destinations involves a set of risks and responsibilities that are far more challenging than events held domestically. However, with a little foresight, some solid relationships, and the right communication strategy, organizations can mitigate any additional risk associated with — and reap the full benefits of — international meetings. More
An entrepreneur's guide to delegating
There's a time in every new business when you have to don at least a dozen hats. It's perfectly normal and comes with the territory of owning your own company. "Chief cook and bottle washer," as the saying goes. Yet, most entrepreneurs aren't very good at recognizing when it's time to move out of this phase and spend their time more wisely. More
Choosing the best social media
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It seems as if a new social platform pops up every week, and as a small business owner, it can feel overwhelming. So how can you establish yourself on social media when users are bouncing from one network to the other, and the next hot network may have no reliable messaging for your business? More
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Are sustainability practices worth green lighting as tools for engagement at your company and meetings? "There's a lot of potential as to what an organization can do if they tap into this," said Patti Prairie, CEO of Brighter Planet, which conducted surveys on sustainability and employee engagement in 2009 and 2011. More
Are you ready for strategic planning?
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This is not a facetious question. The process of strategic planning may be reduced to that of just another paperwork exercise unless it is launched with a clear understanding on the part of those involved. More