Monthly Archives: August 2011

Protect Your Content in Blogs and Ezines

Fire Up! Your Intellectual Property Protection If you regularly post on your blog or newsletter, protect your material.   Tammy Hawk-Bridges of the blog Social Heavy shared two free websites that allow you to check if someone is using your content without permission: … Continue reading

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Let Go of Control and Relieve the Stress in Your Relationships

Ignite the Fire of Good Communication with Others Human beings are master control freaks; we all want what we want when we want it the way we want it- myself included. The problem is that other people have their own timetables and needs, … Continue reading

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PR Can Fire Up Your Marketing!

PR is a Great Free Way To Increase Visibility PR can be a terrific way to build visibility and credibility for your business. Many publications are looking for good articles and real news, so make it easy for them. When … Continue reading

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Fire Up Your Business by Thinking Globally

Should You Be Doing Business Overseas? As Thomas Friedman wrote, the world is increasingly flat. Recently, we entertained two dear friends from Nigeria. A day later, my husband spoke to 3 computer techs in Bangelore, India. Several of my friends … Continue reading

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Stress Relief Through Food- Eat Local

Stress Tip:  What You Eat Matters – Eat Local, Fresh, Whole   Welcoa leader David Hunnicutt says one of the keys to better health is to eat local, as much as possible.  That means fresh food from your own garden, … Continue reading

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Fire Up! Your Local Marketing

If you have any kind of business that depends on local traffic, such as a restaurant, insurance company, retail store or more, you will want to improve on your local presence through many newer vehicles.  Be sure you have a … Continue reading

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What’s In it For Them?

Focus on Customer Needs First and Foremost All too often, as a CEO, entrepreneur, manager or leader, we are looking at our bottom line, our corporate goals, our sales forecasts. etc. Equally important is to focus on the needs and issues of our … Continue reading

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Get People Fired Up by Expressing Gratitude

Praise Others and Say Thank You According to the US. Department of Labor, 46% of all people who quit do so because they felt they are not appreciated for the work they do. According to James Howard, 92% of workers … Continue reading

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Toxic People Destroy Your Work Environment

The Dangers of Toxic People In his book, Social Intelligence, Daniel Goleman writes about recent brain research which is quite compelling. “One person’s inner state affects and drives the other person…. We actually catch each other’s emotions like a cold.” … Continue reading

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Update Your Marketing: Be Local, Social & Mobile

Last week, I had the privilege of attending three different seminars, one on social, local, mobile media from the Florida Times Union, one on corporate wellness from Welcoa’s David Hunnicutt, and one on the huge changes at Google on line. … Continue reading

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