Becoming a CEO: Areas to Focus on as You Rise to the Top

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As small businesses grow, the need arises for more layers of management. Oftentimes, the founder of the business becomes the CEO by default. Sometimes this works out, and sometimes it can lead to disaster. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObvFx1daGWs] Most small business owners are very talented in many ways,...

When Visions Don’t Align: Breaking Up with Your Co-Founder – Wylie Robinson, Rumpl, Inc.

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Finding startup success with your friend turned business partner may seem like a dream come true. You not only support and encourage each other in your personal lives but in the professional sphere as well. But what happens when your business relationship fizzles? What...

Eliminate Miscommunication in Your Workplace With These Proven Strategies – Celeste Headlee, Communications Expert and Author

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With most communication done on screens today, it’s easy to feel disconnected from those around you. However, as a business owner, it’s imperative that you have good, solid communication between your employees, customers, and investors. Our guest today says the only way forward is...

How to Build Trust with Your Employees

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A recent study by The Conference Board revealed that 51 percent of US employees feel satisfied with their job. While that number has been on the climb for the past seven years, it certainly leaves room for improvement. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgIGPLpeYkM] The same report provides 23 categories...

Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce: Nurturing Small Business – Dan J. Kaufman

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In today’s segment of the Atlanta Small Business Show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks to Dan J. Kaufman, president and CEO of the Gwinnett Chamber and president of Georgia Gwinnett College, at the Gwinnett Small Business Summit hosted by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, to discuss the...

The Essential Rules of Phone and Email Etiquette for Your Office

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Business communications are a totally different animal than just a decade ago. Former methods of communication included snail mail and telephone with just a light influence from email. Marketing mail volume through USPS has declined more than 20 percent since 2008. Instead, email is...

How to Build a Culture of Strong Leadership in Your Organization – Bruce Tulgan, CEO Rainmaker Thinking

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As the saying goes, a leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. Joining Jim Fitzpatrick on today’s episode of the Atlanta Small Business Show, is Bruce Tulgan, CEO of Rainmaker Thinking, a leading management research, training, and...

6 Character Traits of Business Winners – Mike Gomez

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Every small business owner understands the importance of building trusting relationships with their customers and employees. Here to tell us why character counts in your small business, is business growth specialist, author, and keynote speaker, Mike Gomez. Mike is the founder and principal consultant...

Use These Strategies to Become Better at Managing Others

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In some form or another, many people act as managers. Aside from those bearing the distinct title, teachers, CEOs, police officers and parents have some level of authority over other humans. Yet despite the prevalence of these relationships, many struggle to understand others' needs...

Challenges of a Female in a Leadership Role, Diversity in the Workplace, and Work/life balance – Dani Cushion, Cardlytics

Recently ASBN partnered with TiE Atlanta to cover their 2018 TiECON conference. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Dani Cushion, the Chief Marketing Officer for Cardlytics. Cardlytics uses purchase intelligence to help companies make better marketing decisions. They partner with more than 2,000 financial institutions to...
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Neil Patel on Digital, Social, and Content Marketing Trends and Insights for 2019

We’re excited to welcome to the show one of the most recognized influencers in marketing today, Neil Patel. He has an impressive reach of...
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The State of Startups: What It Is Really Like to Run a Startup Today

Does it seem like technology startups have become increasingly popular over the years? If so, it is not your imagination. A 2017 study revealed...
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Startup Central: 5 Marketing Basics for Your Small Business

Welcome to Startup Central, the place for entrepreneurs and first-time business owners to hear tactics, techniques, interviews, and commentary. So they can beat the...
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How to Re-Energize Your Employees and Retain the Very Best Talent – Marshall Mosher,...

The most successful and memorable team-building activities are ones that don’t feel like a normal day at the office. They build trust, manage conflict,...
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8 Strategies to Survive Periods of Low Revenues

If you are running a thriving business, you are in a happy situation. But, every business encounters speed bumps. Sooner or later, you are...
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