From Kelly's Desk

Taking Your Business in A New Direction

“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” – John F Kennedy There are a number of telltale signs that may let you know it’s time to take your business in a new direction. However, deciding to pivot your business in one way or another can seem daunting, so it’s natural for […]

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What Makes a Modern CEO?

“Lots of companies don’t succeed over time. What do they fundamentally do wrong? They usually miss the future.” – Larry Page, Co-Founder of Google As a CEO and leader of your business, you likely possess a diverse skill set and employ said skills how you see best fit. However, as time goes on, you may […]

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Addressing Personnel Problems in Your Business

“You’re only as good as the people you hire.” – Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald’s Leaders are often faced with tough decisions, some of the hardest being the letting go of personnel. But as a business leader, you are responsible for cultivating a quality culture within your company. And sometimes there are people internally that […]

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Planning an Exit Strategy from Your Company

“Most entrepreneurs over time should start to think about a future exit strategy because preparing for an exit takes some time.” –  C.J. Fitzgerald, managing director of Summit Partners There may come a time and place where exiting your company feels like the best move you can make for yourself and/or your company. Whether it’s […]

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Improve Your Networking Ability

“Networking is an investment in your business. It takes time and when done correctly can yield great results for years to come.” – Diane Helbig, Author Whether it’s a specialized conference or just a general work occasion, it is well known the paramount importance of networking in business and other ventures. Establishing strong connections with […]

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Virtual Reality in Business

“At its very core, virtual reality is about being freed from the limitations of actual reality.” – John Carmack, CTO of Oculus VR Often times, innovation comes from places we least expect, and even when innovations sparks from predictable areas, the application of such innovations can go beyond our initial expectations. Virtual Reality (more commonly […]

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The Importance of Showing Gratitude

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F Kennedy As we enter the holiday season the thought of thankfulness and gratitude lingers in many people’s mind. And even during the rest of the year, most people are […]

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Using Holiday Breaks to Your Advantage

“Vacations are important because they not only replenish the mind, they also reduce the physical effects of stress on the body,” – Kathleen Potempa, University of Michigan School of Nursing Professor. As the holiday season approaches, so does, for most of the American populace, mandated time off work. This is a vital time to unplug […]

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Protecting Your Business’s Data and Privacy

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and few minutes of cyber-incident to ruin it.” – Stephane Nappo, Global Chief Information Security Officer & 2018 Global CISO of the Year Managing information within one’s business is foundational for basic operation. The knowledge and data gathered internally and externally guides the possible direction and profits […]

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Communicating Internally in the Modern Age

“I’m a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they’re interested in.” -Bill Gates It is clear that the birth of the internet and modern technology revolutionized the market and how […]

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