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3 Trust-Building Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Take to Heart

At the end of the day, entrepreneurship is the ability to build a business opportunity out of a void in the marketplace. It's a tall order and the reason why so many entrepreneurs rarely do it alone. In fact, some would argue (me included) that one of an entrepreneur’s greatest assets is a knack for...
GDPR
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What Happens Next?

Over the last couple of years, many business owners have nervously anticipated the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Now that it’s being put in place, what next? What happens to the business landscape for big and small organizations alike? When it comes to this question, there are two main camps: those who...
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3 Challenges Holding Back Your Global Team and How to Fix Them

A truly global workforce can diversify revenue streams and enhance your company’s talent pool. I know this firsthand. At my company, we have offices in seven different countries, from Poland to India. However, building a global team isn't easy. Despite 96 percent of business leaders believing they have what it takes to steer their organizations...
Content marketing
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3 Key Elements of a Content Marketing Strategy That Builds Trust

A few weeks ago, I was hired as a content marketing consultant for a FinTech company that is creating an investment app for a very specific market with very specific needs. A couple of days after that, I was in Austin for a speaking engagement where I was brought in to explain what credit card...
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What’s more important: trust, respect, or being liked in business.

From Joan Isabella, StartupNation Radio consultant That's my question of the day: which is most important for the growth and prosperity of your business: being trusted, respected or liked. Does it differ if you are talking about a potential employee or a partner? This conversation started for me a couple of years ago at a...
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Small business tip: Don’t lie

A company as big as Radio Shack takes its integrity very seriously. The New York Times reported (subscription required) that Radio Shack's chief executive resigned yesterday after revealing that he had lied about his education background. Here's a quote from Leonard H. Roberts, Radio Shack's executive chairman, "When our company's credibility becomes based on a...
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Connecting The Dots

The answers are often within us. That's not to say you don't have to work hard, research and struggle through, but your gut instincts can be the key to your success. I was reminded of that when I read Steve Jobs' commencement speech at Stanford a few weeks ago. If you haven't read it or...