How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic en…

  • How New HR Technologies Will Change The Way We Hire Business 2 Community

    A quick story. I knew a woman who worked at a finance company. While working at the company, she went to school at night and eventually earned her MBA. After she graduated and earned her degree, she walked into her boss’s office and asked for a raise based on her new degree. Yet the boss... More »How New HR Technologies Will Change The Way We Hire

    A quick story. I knew a woman who worked at a finance company. While working at the company, she went to school at night and eventually earned her MBA. After she graduated and earned her degree, she walked into her boss’s office and asked for a raise based on her new degree. Yet the boss...

  • 5 Types of Businesses That Will Cease to Exist in 2014 Business 2 Community

    You’re a wretch and completely addicted to the dismally dismal economic woes of our time. Love it! You choose to bask in it, soak it in. All you choose to see are opportunities in the making. We get you. That’s why in this article we’re going to take a drive through Great Depressionville 2.0 and... More »5 Types of Businesses That Will Cease to Exist in 2014

    You’re a wretch and completely addicted to the dismally dismal economic woes of our time. Love it! You choose to bask in it, soak it in. All you choose to see are opportunities in the making. We get you. That’s why in this article we’re going to take a drive through Great Depressionville 2.0 and...

  • Benefits of Outsourcing Appointment Setting Services
    Benefits of Outsourcing Appointment Setting Services Business 2 Community

    Many businesses are turning to outsourcing because of the benefits that are provided when they do so. It cuts down on the amount of time that they spend on areas like marketing or  product support and allows them to focus on the more important tasks, such as closing the deal. Although there are numerous ways... More »Benefits of Outsourcing Appointment Setting Services

    Benefits of Outsourcing Appointment Setting Services

    Many businesses are turning to outsourcing because of the benefits that are provided when they do so. It cuts down on the amount of time that they spend on areas like marketing or  product support and allows them to focus on the more important tasks, such as closing the deal. Although there are numerous ways...

  • What Telemarketing Can Learn from Workplace Reading Habits
    What Telemarketing Can Learn from Workplace Reading Habits Business 2 Community

    How do your telemarketers imagine a typical day in your prospect’s work? No doubt you imagine them first reading the paper (or maybe looking up the news online). Usually that just gives you another reason to shift your telemarketing attempts to a later time, when their not busy. Is that the only thing you can... More »What Telemarketing Can Learn from Workplace Reading Habits

    What Telemarketing Can Learn from Workplace Reading Habits

    How do your telemarketers imagine a typical day in your prospect’s work? No doubt you imagine them first reading the paper (or maybe looking up the news online). Usually that just gives you another reason to shift your telemarketing attempts to a later time, when their not busy. Is that the only thing you can...

  • Organizational Change Management: How to Build Your Demand Gen Center from the Inside Out Business 2 Community

    Part 2. Change Management Theory Change is inevitable, right? The only constant is change. Those are great clichés with an air of authority – we innately understand the underlying truth, but we just as strongly resist. To quote the Beatles’ John Lennon, “You say you want a revolution? Well, you know, we all want to... More »Organizational Change Management: How to Build Your Demand Gen Center from the Inside Out

    Part 2. Change Management Theory Change is inevitable, right? The only constant is change. Those are great clichés with an air of authority – we innately understand the underlying truth, but we just as strongly resist. To quote the Beatles’ John Lennon, “You say you want a revolution? Well, you know, we all want to...

  • You’re Hired! Now What? – Targeted Job Search
    You’re Hired! Now What? – Targeted Job Search Business 2 Community

    You have just been hired for your dream job! Well, maybe not your dream job, but the next step in your career. You have followed all of the steps in the targeted job search. You’re done — right?? I grew up in the day when we expected jobs to last 10, 15, 20 or more... More »You’re Hired! Now What? – Targeted Job Search

    You’re Hired! Now What? – Targeted Job Search

    You have just been hired for your dream job! Well, maybe not your dream job, but the next step in your career. You have followed all of the steps in the targeted job search. You’re done — right?? I grew up in the day when we expected jobs to last 10, 15, 20 or more...

  • Do It Yourself or Hire a Professional? Things to Consider Business 2 Community

    You know you need a website but you’re not sure whether to build it yourself or hire a professional. You vacillate between the two on the hour. There are many online website builders that make it look easy, but is that right for your website? Commercials come on TV that offer free websites – are... More »Do It Yourself or Hire a Professional? Things to Consider

    You know you need a website but you’re not sure whether to build it yourself or hire a professional. You vacillate between the two on the hour. There are many online website builders that make it look easy, but is that right for your website? Commercials come on TV that offer free websites – are...

  • Why You Are Not Organized For Effective Marketing Automation (Part 3) Business 2 Community

    How to fit the right model to your organizational objectives Overview: Converting from traditional Marketing to automated Marketing has a major impact on your organization’s Marketing team. This requires establishing the correct type of organization to achieve your goals. Tags: Marketing Automation, Marketing Automation Organization, Demand Center, Demand Center Organization We learned last week t … More »Why You Are Not Organized For Effective Marketing Automation (Part 3)

    How to fit the right model to your organizational objectives Overview: Converting from traditional Marketing to automated Marketing has a major impact on your organization’s Marketing team. This requires establishing the correct type of organization to achieve your goals. Tags: Marketing Automation, Marketing Automation …

  • Can Your ETL Make Your Reporting Faster?
    Can Your ETL Make Your Reporting Faster? Business 2 Community

    Your answer to the question posed in the title of this post should be, “Of course!” If that wasn’t your answer, then read on to see three ways your ETL can make your reporting faster. Gathering Database Statistics This can be the biggest bang for the buck. If the database optimizer doesn’t have current statistics,... More »Can Your ETL Make Your Reporting Faster?

    Can Your ETL Make Your Reporting Faster?

    Your answer to the question posed in the title of this post should be, “Of course!” If that wasn’t your answer, then read on to see three ways your ETL can make your reporting faster. Gathering Database Statistics This can be the biggest bang for the buck. If the database optimizer doesn’t have current statistics,...

  • Commenting on Journalists’ Stories to Build Relationships
    Commenting on Journalists’ Stories to Build Relationships Business 2 Community

    Getting the attention of a reporter can be pretty tough. You can send an email, but chances are that the reporter is receiving countless emails day and night, so yours very well may get overlooked. You can give the reporter a call, but he (or she) is probably up against a deadline and if he... More »Commenting on Journalists’ Stories to Build Relationships

    Commenting on Journalists’ Stories to Build Relationships

    Getting the attention of a reporter can be pretty tough. You can send an email, but chances are that the reporter is receiving countless emails day and night, so yours very well may get overlooked. You can give the reporter a call, but he (or she) is probably up against a deadline and if he...

  • The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Build the Perfect Elevator Pitch in 5 Days
    The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Build the Perfect Elevator Pitch in 5 Days Business 2 Community

    Crafting an elevator pitch is critical for your startup and not only for the obvious reasons that might instinctively come to mind. If you read one or two ‘how to’ business articles in your lifetime, you know that a good elevator pitch is important to make a great quick impression on a random potential customer... More »The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Build the Perfect Elevator Pitch in 5 Days

    The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Build the Perfect Elevator Pitch in 5 Days

    Crafting an elevator pitch is critical for your startup and not only for the obvious reasons that might instinctively come to mind. If you read one or two ‘how to’ business articles in your lifetime, you know that a good elevator pitch is important to make a great quick impression on a random potential customer...

  • 5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work
    5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work Business 2 Community

    “Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” Clint Eastwood. Seemingly this formula worked well for Clint Eastwood in his career and if you want to be better respected at your job, it can work for you too. Take a moment to conjure... More »5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

    5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

    “Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” Clint Eastwood. Seemingly this formula worked well for Clint Eastwood in his career and if you want to be better respected at your job, it can work for you too. Take a moment to …

  • What “We Can’t Afford Fundraising Software” Really Costs You
    What “We Can’t Afford Fundraising Software” Really Costs You Business 2 Community

    As I talk with hundreds of nonprofit organizations, I often hear “we just can’t afford a fundraising database right now. What we are using now isn’t costing us anything!” Have you ever made that statement… or thought it? I had the incredible privilege of having dinner with Kent Stroman at the AFP International Conference on... More »What “We Can’t Afford Fundraising Software” Really Costs You

    What “We Can’t Afford Fundraising Software” Really Costs You

    As I talk with hundreds of nonprofit organizations, I often hear “we just can’t afford a fundraising database right now. What we are using now isn’t costing us anything!” Have you ever made that statement… or thought it? I had the incredible privilege of having dinner with Kent Stroman at the AFP International Conference …

 

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