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February 2019

02/28/19

Literacy matters: Don’t just celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday — do something!

We all can agree that a literate population is important not only for our country, but also for our local community because the cost of illiteracy is too high to ignore.

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02/21/19

Business vs. family: 4 tips for finding a successful balance

Almost everybody bemoans the difficulties in trying to maintain a healthy balance between family and work. However, for entrepreneurs the inability to find that balance is not just unhealthy, it can result in the failure of both the business and the loss of the family.

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02/19/19

The nonverbal conundrum

When you deliver a speech, you’re saying much more to your audience than you think. In fact, researchers have found that the nonverbal cues you send during a speech are at least as meaningful as the words you speak.

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02/14/19

In business and in health: Commandments for working alongside your significant other

When it comes to successfully working alongside a significant other, it’s often much easier said than done, and it’s certainly not a pathway paved for all. It can be high risk but also high reward.

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02/12/19

YOU can tell Congress how to lower health care costs

Sen. Lamar Alexander is calling for ideas for legislation he will introduce to control health care costs. The Alliance received his invitation and is working to collect employers’ ideas for the Senate by Feb. 20, 2019.

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02/06/19

The simple secret to successful networking

With more than 25 years of experience in franchising as both an investor and consultant, some of the greatest business lessons and professional breakthroughs I’ve experienced to this day have come from networking with fellow professionals outside of my industry.

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02/05/19

‘Tidying Up’ your marketing for 2019

The start of a new year is a great reason to declutter and reorganize all aspects of your life, from your closet to your career.

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02/05/19

3 steps to monetizing your data through customer intelligence

How intelligent is your company about your customer? Do you know enough about them in order to create a personalized customer experience?

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