Top Marketing Events in Chicago This Week

Edition: October 17, 2016 There’s always fun ways to advance your career throughout the week – their called networking events, where it’s okay to drink and do business at the same time. Every week, I…

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Using Social Media to Build Your Brand and Gain Sales

There’s a lot of people addicted to social media or taking vacations from it. But, with any tool, it can be used to make a profit or be used to waste time or just not…

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How to Transform Leaders: Insight From a Former Southwest Airlines Executive

Businesses have invested in Leadership “training” for many years. According to Forbes, US companies spent $70 billion on corporate training in 2014 alone. Of this amount, 35% was allocated to leadership training. Sadly, companies are…

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How to Build a Valuable Network

Congratulations. You have 500+ contacts on LinkedIn. You have them. But do you know your network? Recently, I took a marketing job at an innovation consulting firm, PreScouter, Inc. I love it for several reasons.…

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3 Things I Struggle with on Monday

During my commute this morning, I counted a number of expletives I said in my thoughts on the way to work. Expletive, I have to get up. Expletive, the train isn’t here. Expletive, I might…

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