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  • Clean Up Your Digital Presence

    Clean Up Your Digital Presence

    Whether it’s a few webpages you have an intern update every few months or a giant behemoth that you employ an entire team to tame each and every day, your website is an integral part of your business.

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  • 3 Ways to Change Your Attitude - and Improve Productivity

    3 Ways to Change Your Attitude - and Improve Productivity

    Getting stuck is frustrating.  But whether we're solving a problem, writing a book or preparing a presentation, sometimes we reach a dead end.  For some reason, we can’t complete our thought or brainstorm the next big idea, leaving our current work feeling flat and lifeless.

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  • How To Hire Your Super-Team

    How To Hire Your Super-Team

    The concept of the “super-team” is the heart and soul of countless comic books and movies: a unique group of individuals that come together, despite their different backgrounds, to make something great happen.

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  • Your Office Is Everywhere

    Your Office Is Everywhere

    Describing the traditional office used to be simple. It was the place you’d enter every workday, to do the job you’d been paid to do, that you'd leave at the end of the day.

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  • Delegation Isn't A Dirty Word

    Delegation Isn't A Dirty Word

    The word "delegation" seems to leave a bad taste in people's mouths. In the business world, where many believe their merits as an employee are directly tied to the work they produce, it can be hard to understand how delegating that work to others is a wise choice.

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  • The Art Of Selling An Idea

    The Art Of Selling An Idea

    Selling is more than just closing contracts and pushing product. In fact, there is something we mass-market more than anything else -- ideas. While intangible, ideas are “sold” with nearly every interaction we have. We persuade people of the merits of our opinions in conversation.

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  • Want Innovation? Create a Culture of 'Yes'

    Want Innovation? Create a Culture of 'Yes'

    Where have all the optimists gone? Realists and pragmatists dominate today's business world -- the grounded individuals that set attainable goals, check their emotions at the door and embrace a healthy amount of skepticism.

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  • Your Buzzwords are a Buzzkill

    Your Buzzwords are a Buzzkill

    Buzzwords, especially in the high-tech industry, have got in the way of our ability to communicate. In a need-it-now age where every word matters, we’ve created an industry language that puts style before substance.

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  • Get Ready for the Age of the Intrapreneur

    Get Ready for the Age of the Intrapreneur

    We’re all familiar with entrepreneurs: the romanticized dreamers, innovators, explorers, who chart their own way in the business world. We praise their perseverance, resourcefulness and visionary approach. But it’s improbable that everyone who exudes these traits will set off to create his or her own business.

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  • Think Your Customer Experience Is Perfect? Test Again

    Think Your Customer Experience Is Perfect? Test Again

    Outdated routines fail to address the changing business landscape, and assume that what was true in the past remains true today. Customer experiences are rarely perfect. However, by injecting testing into our culture and processes, we get closer to understanding what today’s perfect customer experience may be.

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  • A Fresh Pair of Eyes Keeps Customer Experience From Going Flat

    A Fresh Pair of Eyes Keeps Customer Experience From Going Flat

    We all know the importance of a fresh pair of eyes. They can catch mistakes and spark inspiration when you're too close to your work. While the term usually refers to visuals, it can also apply to a more universal sentiment: the power of perspective.

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  • Want to Connect With Customers? First Step: Don't Be a Jerk

    Want to Connect With Customers? First Step: Don't Be a Jerk

    When your business shows the following five attributes, it helps the connections with your customer base become more meaningful: 1. Respect Every good relationship begins with a strong foundation of respect.

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  • The Platinum Rule of Customer Experience

    The Platinum Rule of Customer Experience

    Many of us know the “Golden Rule” -- treat others the way we want to be treated. It’s a philosophy that helps us better relate to one another and to understand how our actions impact those around us.

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  • User Feedback: The Fuel Of The Experience Engine

    User Feedback: The Fuel Of The Experience Engine

    User feedback helps companies deliver the best products and services possible. Identifying needs, incorporating ideas and listening to customers questions are all ways to help solve problems and ensure development efforts remain focused on what really matters.

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