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May 22, 2019
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How Entrepreneur Beat Burnout
Entrepreneurs are renowned for their drive and determination to see things through against all the odds, but the pressure that results can be relentless and lead to physical and mental burnout. The early days of starting are ...
Forbes
To Become Your Best Self, Study Your Successes
Nearly fifteen years ago, in 2005, we published a Harvard Business Review article with our colleagues which introduced a new approach ...
Harvard Business Review
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The Actual Cost of Hiring Inexpensive Web and SEO Developers
There is an old adage: "You get what you pay for." It's a common saying that has become cliché enough, some people often forget ...
All Business
Invest in Your Community
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Our mission is to be the representative voice for profit and non-profit businesses to improve the county economy and to address pressing county issues.
Cook County Chamber of Commerce
Discover Our Community Resources
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Check out our community resources including the Cook County Visitors Bureau and the Cook County Go Team documents. Investigate and learn more ...
Cook County Chamber of Commerce
How new leaders can step out of the shadow of a legendary CEO
Five game-changing practices to help those waiting in the wings succeed. For further insights, read "Succeeding the long-serving ...
Strategy + Business
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6 Things to Consider Before Applying For a Startup Loan
Most people can't afford to buy a home or startup a business unless they take out a loan. Besides that, loans are also needed when ...
The Startup Magazine
How Companies Are Responding To Today's Tight Labor Market
In today's low-unemployment jobs market, leaders are struggling to find talent. In my 25+ years in staffing, I've seen a couple remedies ...
Inc
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What Good Feedback Really Looks Like
According to a recent Harvard Business Review cover story, it's rarely useful to give feedback to colleagues. The authors argue ...
Harvard Business Review
My company is growing. How can I scale my presence as a leader?
If you cannot do one-on-one meetings with all of your direct reports every week or every two weeks, you probably have too many people ...
Fast Company
Cartoon
"What software would you recommend to give my presentation so much flash and sizzle that nobody notices that I have nothing to say?"
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Bismarck Sunk by the Royal Navy
What Year
The British navy sinks the German battleship Bismarck in the North Atlantic near France. The German death toll was more than 2,000.
The day was May 27. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"Great companies are built on great products."
Elon Musk
Trivia
To celebrate its one-hundredth anniversary in 1860, what did the Lorillard Company put at random in packages of it Century brand of tobacco?
See the answer below.
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Trivia Answer
To celebrate its one-hundredth anniversary in 1860, what did the Lorillard Company put at random in packages of it Century brand of tobacco?
Answer: $100 bills