Keep Security In Mind

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by Eric Lopkin The internet and cloud software have made it easier for business to operate. However, that convenience comes with a cost. While monetary costs are spread out to make it easier for business to use these services, every one of them comes with a security risk that has to be taken into account. […] The post Keep Security In Mind appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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When You Make A Mistake, Forgive Yourself

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If a friend tells you about an ordeal they’re facing or a mistake they’ve made, how do you typically respond? In all likelihood, you offer kindness and comfort. But how do you treat yourself when you make a big mistake? You’re probably much tougher — springing to self-criticism, hiding in embarrassment, or ruminating on your […] The post When You Make A Mistake, Forgive Yourself appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Tell Your Customer’s Story

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One of the most important elements to attracting potential clients is that they understand what you are offering. If they don’t have a clear idea of what you can do for them they won’t know why they should use your service or product. For complicated services, one of the best ways to convey what you […] The post Tell Your Customer’s Story appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Change Brings Additional Unexpected Changes

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When making a change, there will be other changes that you may not have expected. Some of these changes may seem irrelevant but each one of them has an impact on your efforts. For example, a while back I tried a carb-free diet to lose weight. For breakfast, I would make two eggs. For years […] The post Change Brings Additional Unexpected Changes appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Networking Is Like A Romance

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One key to business success is the ability to network. Through networking you meet potential customers, referral sources, employees, hiring managers, etc. Networking is about finding opportunities, yet many people don’t understand networking. The easiest way to think about it is like a romance. Think long-term: You’re not there for a one night stand, you’re there […] The post Networking Is Like A Romance appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Importance Of Authenticity In Networking

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It seems like the right approach to networking: Figure out what the person you’re connecting with wants to hear, and then work to impress them. But tactics like self-promotion and ingratiation can backfire. Research shows there are two reasons why: Trying to anticipate what will impress the other person both increases your anxiety and makes […] The post The Importance Of Authenticity In Networking appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Mistakes Being Made When Chasing Diversity

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The topic of diversity seems to be never ending. The state of California just passed a law that all public companies in California must have at least one woman on the board of directors (although it remains to be seen if the law will pass a court challenge). The idea behind the law is to […] The post The Mistakes Being Made When Chasing Diversity appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Schedule Time for Your Most Important Work

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No one likes getting to the end of the day and feeling that, even though you’ve been frantically working for eight hours, you haven’t accomplished anything important. To avoid spending all your time answering emails and texts, try scheduling important tasks in your calendar. Block out an hour or two so that the task doesn’t […] The post Schedule Time for Your Most Important Work appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Problem With Academic Business Research

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Business schools have released research papers about business trends since they opened their doors. Once upon time, when business classes were taught by business people, they may have been useful and relevant. Unfortunately those days are long gone. Why? It comes down to an old saying, “In theory, theory and practice are the same. In […] The post The Problem With Academic Business Research appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Your Success Is Up To You

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There are a ton of excuses. The economy is bad, I live in a terrible area, I wan’t given the chance, the list goes on and on.While certainly outside circumstances  have an effect, ultimately your success is up to you. In a recent story about bad schools, a student stated that now he knows it […] The post Your Success Is Up To You appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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