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‘Tis a Gift to be Simple

Thanksgiving is this week and I’m sure that you all are getting ready for lots of turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, and pie. But, the best part about it (in my honest opinion) is getting to spend time with family and friends. Everyone gets together to eat, talk, and reminisce. It’s easy to catch up […]

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Taking the Road Less Traveled: Business Edition

Content borrowed from Microsoft Community Connections, with which we are affiliated. For more information on what this means, click here. Screw tactics. Do you desire to supercharge your business growth? If you answered ‘HELL YES’ then keep reading. In my experience, every time I hit the ceiling and the growth of my business slows, it […]

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Git’er done!

We know, focusing and getting s*** done can be easier said than done. But, we’ve found a trick for you. According to this study, brief mental breaks are actually SUPER good for productivity levels. Here’s what Inc. has to say about it: It sounds counterintuitive, but taking scheduled breaks can actually help improve concentration. Some research […]

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Trick or Treat?

Lots of CRM templates are serious tricks. No, really. They make promise after promise and simply don’t deliver and are beyond complicated. Want a treat instead? Check out W5 Templates free trial! We make it easy for you. No more ghoulish tricks or spooky problems. We’re all Reese’s Cups and Kit Kats over here, we […]

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Be Prepared

It’s essential to have a networking plan. Allowing networking efforts to just happen can mean missed opportunities, wasted time and drained personal energy for owners. This is especially true for introverted entrepreneurs, for whom networking can already feel like a chore. Planning networking efforts, even when we take into account the necessary flexibility for unpredictable […]

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Fall-ing for Organization

This morning when I woke up, there was frost on my car. FROST! Imagine that. We’ve hit that time of year. Another time of year that we’ve hit? The busy season for businesses. Sales are going to start booming and life is going to get altogether more hectic. It’s going to be freezing outside and […]

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Politics suck, but CRM doesn’t

The nation is pretty split right now as a result of the upcoming presidential election. People are arguing and the world is watching with bated breath. It feels as though no one quite agrees on what to do. But you know what people can agree on? The need to maintain good relationships with their customers. […]

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Be a People Kinda Company

Content borrowed from Microsoft Community Connections, with which we are affiliated. For more information on what this means, click here. One of the greatest assets a small business has is the ability to connect with other people in a personal, genuine and authentic way. Nothing builds a business more quickly than trusted and solid relationships […]

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To Be or Not to Be

Be. The answer is to be. No, seriously. This may not be easy to hear, but there is no cut and dry way to manage your business and there is no model that will work for everyone. That means you need to be hyper-aware of your business and all of the ins and outs of […]

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Positive vibin’

Content borrowed from Microsoft Community Connections, with which we are affiliated. For more information on what this means, click here. We all know that we get more work done when we’re feeling good. Productivity is higher and the team works better together. But HOW does one get your entire team on board? This is something that […]

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