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Monthly Archive:: December 2015

8 Tech Trends to Watch in 2016

More than once you’ve probably looked at some new digital or technological development and asked yourself, “How did we miss that?” In order to chart the best way forward, you must understand emerging trends: what they are, what they aren’t, and how they operate. Such trends are more than shiny objects; they’re manifestations of sustained

Nonverbal Cues Get Employees to Open Up—or Shut Down

Studies on power posing show that intentionally adjusting your body posture, facial expressions, and voice can help you express your ideas and concerns and win greater influence. This is true no matter what title or position you hold. Simply comporting yourself as if you’re a rung or two higher makes people act more deferentially toward you.

4 Ways Your Company Benefits From Giving Back

Modern society gives some great rewards to entrepreneurs who find what people need and want, and provide it. This exchange is huge part to the free market philosophy that has led to much prosperity (although unfortunately not for everyone). Successful business people are well rewarded for their ability to provide what society wants. Sometimes these

Meeting of the minds – News – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News – Sault Ste. Marie, MI – Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Senior Business Consultant Josh Billington of the Small Business Development Center addressed those in attendance for the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation’s Manufacturer’s Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday at Lake Superior State University. Billington outlined a variety of services available to local manufacturers that could help them increase sales and expand their workforces through consultation,