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The 4 Elements Necessary for Building Innovative Teams

In order to gain traction, earn revenue and turn a brand into a sustainable business, entrepreneurs must innovate. And in order to understand how to build innovative teams, it is important to first understand what innovation means. Innovation is the ability for teams or groups to collaborate around a product or service to create value through...
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4 Effective Communication Strategies in Business

Communication is one of the most important factors for business success. Regardless of size and industry, organizations depend on effective communication. However, while it seems straightforward, the process of facilitating effective communication can be complex. Because communication promotes better teamwork and collaboration, it contributes to the successful completion of many types of projects and even an organization’s...
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How to Develop an Internal Communications Plan to Avoid Pitfalls

Internal communication is one of the biggest challenges facing startups today. Between department silos, lack of accountability, data dumps and channel overload, it’s not surprising that communication gaps arise within departments. Fortunately, a strategic internal communications plan can help you avoid some of the common pitfalls. Why you need to create an internal communications plan Every...
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The Best Tools to Work from Home (or Anywhere in the World)

Digital innovation has changed the way we do business. Now, organizations collaborate on a global scale, and many individuals have opted to take the freelance route, enabling them to work from home, or wherever else they like. But sometimes it’s impossible to find a place to work that allows you to concentrate, (and that has...
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Faxes for the Landline-less

This is a quick gem for today: I don't have a landline. (Yes, in our house, we have 3 Nextel cell phones, in 3 area codes, but not a single landline.) So when a client needs an invoice faxed or wants to fax a print project markup to me, I end up having to get...
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This blog is not about slogging, clogging or flogging or logging

From Joan Isabella, StartupNation Radio consultant I believe in cosmic communication. This is why I want you to know that I have been blogging to you in my mind-- sending out bits and pieces of uncompleted thoughts telepathically that may interest you (just kidding!). Of course, I figured out along the way that you are...
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Small business advice for communicating in the 21st Century

I'm all for employing technology to make our jobs easier. But someone needs to create some ground rules. I'll start and please feel free to add your pet peeves (that's for you Kim) about how all small business startups and their friends and families should communicate in the 21st Century. I got this idea because...
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Communication: Part I

This weekend I was in Austin, TX, where Wayne and I were doing a seminar and workshop. The weather was absolutely beautiful, the sky in Texas is vast, and the sunsets were magnificent swirls of atmosphere. Lots of college students, and everyone is SO FRIENDLY. We took our clients out to lunch on Saturday and...