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Two Key Questions: 
October 3, 2017
What are the biggest advantages and challenges to starting and growing new businesses in specific locations? Entrepreneurs from Lafayette and Evansville provide their insights on the two questions. 
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Online Sales Tax Overview
May 5, 2016
One of the Indiana Vision 2025 plan goals is enactment of a federal solution to the Internet sales/use tax dilemma. The Indiana Chamber provides an update on the impact and where things stand in Washington.
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Taking Advantage of Rating Sites
May 22, 2013
Good reviews clearly will be a boon to your company, no matter what product or service it offers. Dealing with bad news requires considerable finesse and a tactical strategy or two.
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Delivering Outstanding Service
May 16, 2013
Providing an exceptional customer experience can make all the difference for your company, brand and customers – even in a time of crisis. An apology is one of the initial steps.
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Scouting for the Future
May 10, 2013
Girl Scout alumnae are more active as volunteers, vote more regularly, are better educated and enjoy higher household incomes. When surveyed, they also cited increased confidence as a benefit of their scouting experience.
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A Change Behind the Internet Scene
December 3, 2012
All Internet-enabled devices must have a unique IP address. With more people using more devices, the supply of addresses under the current Internet Protocol version is expiring. Find out about what will take place next.
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Stay Way From the Buzzwords
November 19, 2012
The use of today’s popular business phrases in cover letters and resumes may be filled with good intentions. But for the person doing the hiring, the “optimizing” and “leveraging” that they see may be a warning sign instead of a welcome mat.
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Indiana Blood Center and the Life Sciences
November 13, 2012
The Indiana Blood Center and blood drives to help save Hoosier lives are synonymous. But the organization does much more, with links to life sciences and the health care infrastructure of the state. How can your company play a role?
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Become an Informed Marketer
November 7, 2012
There is no shortage of data available to use in marketing efforts. The challenge is using the best information available to understand customer needs and preferences – and turning that into winning campaigns. Here is one approach to consider.
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Writing the Right Way
October 8, 2012
Despite living in a world of instant communications, strong writing skills are essential to business and individual success. Three common mistakes, however, may be impacting your effectiveness. Learn how to avoid them.
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It’s All About the Brand
September 24, 2012
From social media services to popular television commercials, branding is the critical element. But just how does an organization or individual brand itself? Here’s one thing to avoid – and several starting points.
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Time to Take Twitter to Next Level
September 10, 2012
To be successful on Twitter is to be brief. But interesting and compelling too. How do you combine those factors? Check out some advice, including tips on making it personal, being timely and more.
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Beer Images and a Whole Lot More
August 27, 2012
Is it the words or the pictures that carry the strongest marketing messages? In a world of short attention spans and instant gratification, the visuals are currently winning out. So says the author of a recent book, who provides a variety of success stories.
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Indiana and the Business of Golf
July 19, 2012
The eyes of the golfing world and beyond will be focused on Central Indiana in early September with the arrival of the BMW Championship. Some of the key factors that allow Crooked Stick to serve as hosts also apply in the business world.
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What’s in a Word?
July 16, 2012
Let’s face it: Some conversations are uncomfortable and downright awkward. But keeping in mind “It’s not what you say, but how you say it” can make a big difference in the outcome. Don’t let tough topics leave you tongue tied! Check out 10 powerful tips.
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Don’t Forget to Have Some Fun
July 2, 2012
Do you want to be more creative and energetic at work? Or are you looking for those attributes in your co-workers? One place to start is to simply have fun. It enriches your life, at home and on the job. Learn how to raise your fun quotient.
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Helping the Best Do Their Best
June 18, 2012
Motivation is critical to ensuring that talented associates continue to do outstanding work for your organization. How do you motivate in difficult times? It starts with your workplace culture and includes other areas of personal interaction.
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What You Need to Know About Business Growth
June 4, 2012
Sure, growing your business is a laudable goal – in most situations. But not all growth is created equal, and not all growth is even good. Learn about the different types of growth and the challenges that it sometimes brings.
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Using Social Media as the Cheese to Your Mouse
May 21, 2012
If you’re taking advantage of social media to promote your business, it’s possible you’re not doing enough with it to make a true impact. Here is some practical advice on truly capturing your audience and using this relatively new medium to its fullest potential.
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Knowing When You’re Done
May 7, 2012
One of the biggest time wasters we all face is spending too much time on those things that don’t require it. But when you learn to recognize when you’re done with a task, you’ll have valuable minutes and maybe even hours added back into your day.
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Winning With Laughter
April 23, 2012
You don’t have to be a professional comedian or even a class clown in order to infuse a presentation with humor. Adding humor to your speech will make your intellectual content easier to remember and a whole lot more fun to deliver.
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Taking Meetings to a New Level
April 9, 2012
Yesterday’s meeting style doesn’t match with the organizational agility needed to thrive in business today. Learn some pointers on how to move away from time-wasting, unproductive meetings – to ones that deliver results.
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Change Doesn’t Come Easily
March 26, 2012
The author contends that one of the primary factors in change resistance might result from the “comfort” of the leader. Learn some tips on how to be a better change agent and embrace what is to come.
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Keeping the Office Peace
March 12, 2012
Small issues can cause major tensions in the workplace. What do you do if you’ve made a big mistake? Start by focusing on the three “A’s” and you might be able to earn back lost respect and repair a potentially damaging situation.
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Benefits of Gameification
February 27, 2012
Video games should not be dismissed as trivial, according to a leading technology forecaster. He writes that various interactive elements of gaming can be utilized to strongly enhance business training and education. Learn about the five core elements.
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From QB to Business Owner
January 30, 2012
The focus may be on current New England quarterback Tom Brady, but the man he replaced – Drew Bledsoe – has taken lessons learned from a long NFL career and is applying them to the business world. Find out his game plan for success.
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Personal Device Dilemma
January 17, 2012
Employers are seeking to balance the use of hand-held personal devices against the risks inherent in their applications for work. To avoid some of the worst-case scenarios, employers should strongly consider a range of measures designed to reduce these risks.
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All About Crowdfunding
January 9, 2012
Crowdfunding involves seeking small amounts of money from large pools of people. Crowds connect via the Internet to fund organized efforts. Will this strategy work for helping to fund new business ventures?
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