Monthly Archives: June 2014

How does a small company make a big company successful?

How does a small company make a big company successful?

Every single day I have multiple conversations and emails from CEOs and people at companies I work with about how to work with Big Tech Companies. You know — Google, Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Salesforce, SAP, LinkedIn, Cisco, Yahoo, ...

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How startups can truly make a social impact

How startups can truly make a social impact

In the Amazonian forests, wildlife presenter Charlie Hamilton Jones was looking to make a statement. He went and bought a patch of Amazonian wildlife, looking to protect it for generations. Instead, he wound up buying a cocaine plantation. The most dangerous ...

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13 Point SEO Checklist for Websites (+ Resources)

13 Point SEO Checklist for Websites (+ Resources)

Building your own website? So am I. Here is a no-frills list of important SEO elements that will help maximize your web presence and increase rankings. Hopefully I’ll get around to completing this checklist for my own site. Some of ...

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To Be a Great Leader, Follow First

To Be a Great Leader, Follow First

Want to be a better leader? Start by becoming a better follower. That’s the approach advocated by Matt Tenney, a social entrepreneur and author of the new book “Serve to Be Great: Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and ...

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Congrats! Your New Job Is A Nightmare

Congrats! Your New Job Is A Nightmare

As “The Golden Girl’s” Sophia Petrillo would say, “picture it:” You’re so new to the job that you haven’t memorized the bathroom code. But you’ve been there long enough to realize your boss is a harpy. Or your responsibilities are ...

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10 Tips For Creating An Engaging Office Space On A Budget (Hint: Forget The Slide)

Chris Booth is managing director at leading UK office fit-out specialist Overbury. Overbury delivers projects of all sizes and works for SMEs across offices, retail, leisure, education and technology so, with nearly 20 years of experience at the firm, there ...

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Alibaba Acquires UCWeb, Maker Of China’s Most Popular Mobile Browser

Alibaba Acquires UCWeb, Maker Of China’s Most Popular Mobile Browser

Alibaba, already an investor in UCWeb, will buy all remaining shares of the web browser and search company. The two firms announced the merger, one of the most significant among Chinese Internet companies to date, earlier today. UCWeb will join UC ...

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4 Marketing Tactics that Refuse to Die

4 Marketing Tactics that Refuse to Die

Gordon Plutsky, the chief marketing officer at King Fish Media, recently wrote a post about the nine marketing tactics that will be dead in the next five years. In it, he included things such as the cubicle and the 9-5 job, silo’d ...

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How I Decided to Quit My Job to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom

How I Decided to Quit My Job to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom

Recent studies have an interesting thing to say about working moms: They’re happier. As someone who was a working mom, I can understand why. When I’m working full time, my husband and I both bring in income, meaning there’s less financial ...

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5 Things Productive Entrepreneurs Do Each Day

This is probably an understatement, but entrepreneurs are some of the busiest people around. A day in the life of an entrepreneur is chock-full of business decisions, research and networking. Because there’s so much to do and so little time ...

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