Running Your Business

Brand Development
AJ Jewell

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

The goal of making a good first impression is to establish a foundation for a positive and fruitful relationship. Authenticity and a customer-centric approach are key to achieving this.

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Brand Development
Rich Graham

Avoiding the Merch Madness

What happens when you order merch at the last minute?  Scrambling to find branded pens or tote bags before an event. Agonizing decisions around too

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Employees
AJ Jewell

Using Feedback to Improve Employee Performance

Did you know that over 70% of employees under the age of 30 say that they would like to receive daily or weekly feedback? Only 43% of highly engaged employees actually get feedback once a week or more, though. Employees desperately want to improve their performance and receive recognition for their hard work, but they’re not getting it.

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FAQs
AJ Jewell

The Power of Follow-Ups

Following up on leads is an essential part of sales. Only 2% of sales are closed after the first contact, so you have to know how, when, and where to follow up. Thankfully, IRC Sales Solutions has given us tons of information on sales.

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Employees
AJ Jewell

Addressing Your Errors in the Professional World

By accepting responsibility, you prevent the suffering of others from unnecessary consequences and demonstrate how others can adequately address mistakes. So what do we do when we mess up in the workplace? Here is a simple step-by-step guide.

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Employees
AJ Jewell

Infographic: The 8 Great Workplace Habits

Do you ever wonder if you have the best habits to create a productive work environment? Well, look no further! Vartika Kashyap, ProofHub’s CMO, leaves her bits of information on the company’s blog. This includes some of the best actions to improve your workflow and why they are essential.

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Rants
AJ Jewell

Breaking the Rush Syndrome: Infographic

The years allowed for the improvement of technology, resulting in swifter productivity. This gave us a new expectation: faster is better. Life was not always like this, and there are still many places where people breathe and take one thing at a time.

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Employees
AJ Jewell

Demonstrating Leadership: Actions That Speak Louder Than Words

Leaders can be seen everywhere: managerial staff of a company, those in charge of projects, and even people who simply want to make a positive impact in their community. There is no threshold of requirements in being a leader. The following are key actions you can take that demonstrate leadership and can propel you into the right direction for your goals.

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FAQs
AJ Jewell

Middle Child Syndrome, Part 2: How Businesses Can Still Shine

If you read last week’s blog post, you saw how some businesses may suffer from being treated similar to the middle child in a family. Middle Child Syndrome can be difficult whether in a family or in business. Those in the middle struggle with falling through the cracks and being expected to follow suit without any instruction or guide. While being treated like a middle child in business can present its challenges, there are strategies that companies can employ to overcome the syndrome and thrive…

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