Before starting my own consulting practice I worked as a strategist for a software company, where our clients were information professionals and special libraries. As such, I remain an active member in the Special Libraries Association, and just recently returned from the 2018 annual conference. Operational departments face the same challenges as “on the spot”…

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You are still in time to register for the Express Lane event on May 31st. Come for the learning, stay for the head-shots, the networking is a perk. See the full agenda here: the times are now 5-7PM, with all four talks and a presentation by the venue hosts. And don’t forget to sign up…

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Clear some space in your calendar on the afternoon of May 31st, so you can come by the Express Lane Event. Sponsored by SiteTrustee, the event will run through the afternoon and include: Business Portrait Photographs by Jenny Levine Talks about business growth and management (more below) Networking with other small business professionals Information tables…

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I had the pleasure last week of attending this year’s Startup Buzz. The theme this time around was Finding the Funding. After this same event last year I shared the main criteria investors examine to select whether or not to invest in a new startup. This year the panel discussed various aspects of the planning…

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Originally posted on LinkedIn.  Whether you have new business, or are facing a moment of change or growth in your existing business, a correct understanding of these three people will almost guarantee business success. What three people? There is You There is your Client And then there is who you are, to your client Allow…

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Mark your calendars, book your tickets and on the 25th of January, 2018, come to Cobb Galleria to join Ires Alliston and me in our Strategic Business Launch and Branding Masterclass. We will spend a productive morning discussing the key elements to defining your value proposition, how to tackle the market for your new business…

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Back in September I spoke at the Alliston Group’s Live Your Dreams event. The main theme of the day was motivational, targeting aspiring entrepreneurs, and a recurring subject was that of failure. We all know that failure is part of process, but it is still difficult to live through it. It is the most common…

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Mark your calendars and save September 16th for the Alliston Group’s Live Your Dreams event. Between 9am and 3pm at the Cobb Galleria Center, Ires Alliston and her fellow motivational speakers – trained at the Les Brown Maximum Achievement Institute – will be sharing their experience and advice about understanding, embracing and executing on your…

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I am delighted to have been invited as a guest speaker to the Alliston Group’s Live Your Dream event in September. Ires Alliston and I met several years back when we were in the same coaching course addressing self-branding for entrepreneurs. She immediately proved to be an enthusiastic and valuable member to the group, I…

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This was the core message at yesterday’s TechSquare Labs event Building a Risk-Tolerant Innovation Framework. Part of 352 Inc’s Enterprise Entrepreneurship Series, guest speaker Chris Protos told us about his role as Innovation Accelerator Lead at UCB, a Belgium-based pharmaceutical company. The role was created in August of last year, when UCB opened its innovation center in…

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