Posts Tagged with "Business"

What Will You Quit Today?

Friday, May 25, 2007

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Local entrepreneur and Utah web-development consultant Matt Reinbold helped get Seth Godin here to Salt Lake City yesterday. In his book, the dip, Godin explains that quitting certain things is just as crucial to success as doing certain other things. Matt explains: The Dip, as Seth has labeled it, is that point at which more [...]

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Utah Business Week: Business Experience for HS Students

Thursday, May 10, 2007

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Passing along information from Jake Smith, SOS Technical’s Account Manager in Salt Lake: [There is a great program] called Utah Business Week (UBW). UBW is a program for high school students to spend one week learning about business. The program takes place at Utah State University July 29th August 4th. UBW is open for all [...]

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Calendar: David Ulrich to Present UTC Educational Seminar Apr. 20

Monday, April 9, 2007

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The Utah Technology Council constantly has great events like this on deck: Management Guru David Ulrich to conduct UTC Educational Seminar on April 20 A top ten global thought leader, David Ulrich, will address The new competitive realities for growth and leadership responses at an exclusive 90-minute breakfast presentation. Dr. Ulrich has consulted and done [...]

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Tips for Corporate Blogging

Friday, February 9, 2007

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Novell’s Bruce Lowry shares some thoughts on Corporate Blogging he gleaned from a meetup he attended in SF last night. Mauro Lupis list of keys for successful corporate blogging started with passion for the subject, talking to people (not consumers), and being credible. (source) I would agree, as I think those things have been the [...]

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Defining Company Culture

Sunday, January 14, 2007

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Last night, I was taught something which has an interesting business application. It seems so simple when boiled down to its roots like this, but I doubt many managers have used this explanation of why their company’s actual culture sometimes doesn’t match it’s gloriously-framed mission statement. Your culture is the combination of your organization’s daily, [...]

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Fake Blogging is, uh… fake.

Monday, December 18, 2006

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Business Week Online reveals that Sony has been busted for trying to fake out the viral community through a fake blog–Alliwantforxmasisapsp.com–and at least one youtube video. Now, after web citizens out the plot, Sony updates the website with the following disclaimer: “Busted. Nailed. Snagged. As many of you have figured out (maybe our speech was [...]

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Sage Advice For Deal-Doers

Thursday, November 16, 2006

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The list of do’s and don’ts on Seth’s post about deal-making rings true.  I have heard all of these validated by one entrepreneur or another. Seth’s Blog: Don’t make a bad deal First, doing a deal is a good thing. Despite my warnings below, you don’t get anywhere if your idea is a secret. A [...]

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Business Prevention Department

Friday, October 13, 2006

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I talk with companies all the time that seem to have one (or two) of these divisions in their company. Sometimes, they save your life, but other times muck up the simplest of business transactions. You might be in this department if: Everything seems like an emergency. The customer (internal or external) makes you angry [...]

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Opening Up

Sunday, September 3, 2006

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Listening to Paul Allen at the First Friday luncheon in Provo last Friday has me thinking about how “open” I am being. A year ago, when I took on this role of recruiting, I determined to be more than a traditional headhunter, and more than a broker. I determined to become a valuable “node on [...]

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Do you have what it takes?

Saturday, September 2, 2006

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You might be an entrepreneur if… Here is a great post on what it means to be an entrepreneur, and the choices you face: Failure only becomes a real option that entrepreneurs consider when they give up hope… Related Posts:What it Takes to GO BIGTop 5 Ways Smart People Use TwitterHow @twitter Changes Work (OR, [...]

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