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3 Top Learning Tips To Keep Growing   Posted by:

Creative minds are always learning. Brain coach Jim Kwik, who has worked with billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, shared three of his top learning tips on the Make It website: Get rid of your ANTs. ANTs are automatic negative thoughts…

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Find your ‘Big Idea’   Posted by:

The legendary David Ogilvie was a pioneer of the advertising industry. One reason for his success and influence was his ability to create what he called “the Big Idea”—a memorable concept that he could wrap an ad around, or…

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What Employees Expect Upon Return   Posted by:

72% of employees are eager to get back to the office, according to the Human Resource Executive website.  What do they expect when they walk through the door?  Here’s what they think employers might do: 79% expect their employer…

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Why You Should Consider a Flexible Management Style   Posted by:

If you and your company haven’t adopted a flexible workplace, you might want to ask yourself why not. Previously, a flexible workplace has been viewed as a perk to reward star performers or a way to help working parents…

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Guard Against Phishing Scams During the Outbreak   Posted by:

The implications of COVID-19 are scary enough without adding the threat of online fraud or identity theft. However, determined criminals are “phishing” for information by posing as officials of the CDC, as health experts offering cures, and even as…

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How COVID-19 Will Change Consumer Behavior   Posted by:

The coronavirus crisis is likely to change American culture and behavior long after it’s passed. Ad Age points out these trends that are likely to endure:  Trust in tried-and-true brands The stress of change will coax consumers into sticking…

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The Innovation Cycle: 3 Ways to Maintain Momentum   Posted by:

Keeping an air of innovation and inspiration alive in the workplace can be a difficult task, especially during these times but there are ways for leaders to keep the momentum going once the spark has been lit. While your…

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Is a Roth Conversion Right For You?   Posted by:

  In the midst of COVID-19 and the resulting stock market crash, many investors are wondering whether they should continue contributing to their retirement account, or whether they should look into a Roth conversion. A Roth conversion is where…

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Give Your Team a Sense of Urgency   Posted by:

Challenging your employees to do their best work instead of the bare minimum requires a sense of urgency. Here’s some advice for getting the most from your people. Get Specific Tell employees what problems your organization is facing, and…

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10 Things You Can Start Doing Immediately   Posted by:

The pandemic has hit us fast and furious. The current crisis is forcing us to change the way to live and work. If you are reading this, you’re probably in an accounting firm. But these suggestions apply to many…

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