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SALES

7 Tips to Boost Sales in August

by Guest Columnist Caryn KoppWhy waste the month of August cleaning your office? Make the most of your Summer by seizing new business opportunities while your competition plays miniature golf! Most business owners and salespeople assume making calls in August is pointless because decision makers are on vacation. While it’s true that most people do…

STRATEGY

Which of These 12 Disruptive Technologies Will Impact Your Business?

Is your business keeping pace with continually evolving technologies? Disruptive technologies can change your game for business, create entirely new products and services, as well as shift value between producers or from producers to consumers. A recent report from the McKinsey Global Institute identifies 12 technologies that could drive truly massive economic transformations in the…

LEADERSHIP

10 Key TED Talks for Growth Leaders

If you are a growth leader today, whether a corporate innovator or a disruptive entrepreneur, you likely don’t have time to sift through all these great presentations, with more than 1700 TED talks now available online. FORBES contributor, Rick Smith, Founder of the Bionic Network, working with senior executives from the world’s most respected companies…

PERSONAL GROWTH

25 Remarkable Quotes on Creativity

Not only is it time for “Zero Based Thinking“, it is time to apply creative thinking for new answers to our strategies and challenges. Here are some remarkable quotes to help stimulate your creative thinking. Enjoy! “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.” John Cage “Don’t…

PERSONAL GROWTH

7 Deadly Sins of Googling

How much do you “Google” every day? Think about it. Google is an incredible resource from business to the most personal (or Yahoo, sure, or Bing, but come on—you use Google). With such great influence comes great responsibility, and often Google leads us astray. New York magazine wrote that resisting from Googling a potential date…