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Invent your own Small Business

You have a burning passion to have your own little biz, to sell shower curtains, but that could put some crucial extra funding in your pocket.

Excerpts below from an article:

How (And Why) To Launch Your Own Product Line, No Startup Required By Arianna O’Dell

This week, I’m working on my own line […]

Collaborate or Die by Angie Morgan, Lead Star Partner

Each year our firm receives cold calls from businesses around the globe requesting subject-specific training and development programs. We keep tabs, too, to see if there are trends as far as development needs. Past themes include EQ (Emotional Intelligence), change management, mindfulness and resiliency.

This year, though, the trend is clear: Collaboration.

Businesses demand their […]

Training in a New City

ATD (a wonderful training firm) is based in Alexandria, VA. They recently sent an email, that showed a list of their classes & locations. Pretty standard stuff…. but they add a cool fact about each city.

GREAT IDEA! Way to get inspired!

After all, learning is about be curious first, then applying training and […]

Essentials – in a Webby World

Future-Proof Your Learning With HTML5

Why do you need this? Maybe you are a writer or a business analyst or a talent development professional…

IS it really important that you know this markup language? Beyond the fact that almost all digital content uses HTML5,

Mark Lassoff, president of LearnToProgram Media and Punk Learning, gives […]

Reputation is EVERYTHING

Wells Fargo holds place 100, almost falling off the list in Barron’s magazine’s 2017 ranking of the world’s “100 Most Respected Companies,” which was published June 3. Alphabet (parent company Google) came in first.

Building trust and delivering great customer service are company tenets, but good intentions are not enough in the eyes of the […]

Fraud – Take a Look at these Articles

You may not keep track of the trends in banking and fraud, but it affects consumers like us. Take a look at these articles to learn more. You’ll want to know this information.

Criminals Hit More Firms in 2016 as Check, ACH Debit, and Email Fraud Attempts Rose Nearly three-fourths of corporate treasury and finance […]

What Makes Silicon Valley: a Recipe

From a great newsletter! Get your own at Web Strategy by Jeremiah.

INGREDIENTS:

A culture that embraces failure. Only 5% of startups win, but they win big, embracing the other 95% required for persistent innovation. Ample education in technology & entrepreneurship. Successful tech regions have multiple colleges and a culture of continual learning. Plentiful Venture […]

Remote Workers!

There have been a lot of discussions about remote work lately, due to IBM’s recent decision to reverse its flexible work policy. Its CEO Ginny Rometty claimed that the move was done to “improve collaboration” and “accelerate innovation.” oh sure.

Whether you work remotely, or not, there are advantages to both policies. Several executives are […]

Be A Better Listener

Humans have an average eight-second attention span. You’re going to need to do better if you want to get things done.

Enjoy this article by Fast Company.

(quick summary below)

“We are living in a time when it’s more challenging to be consistently aware and intentional because so many things are demanding our attention. […]

SMEs – Subject Matter Experts and their Role in Projects

SMEs are at the heart of business projects, software creation and instructional design projects. Often SMEs are inserted at the end of the project to review the final stage, but they can do so much more!

When you think about it, it would be difficult to learn anything at all without someone sharing what […]