Jim Boyd
Executive Director
Cook County Chamber
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Nov 22, 2017
Do We Prefer Leaders Who Are More Like Dictators?
What do Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew have in common? If you're thinking they each created a better future through their remarkable leadership in business and society, you would be correct. If you're also ...
Why You Should Always Ask for a Second, Third or Fourth Opinion
I'm the queen of second opinions. I can't buy a pair of jeans without sending a mirror selfie to someone else to get more ...
Is Your Business at Risk From Sexual Harassment?
A few weeks ago, sexual harassment and assault allegations about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein started making headlines. Since ...
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Cook County Chamber of Commerce
Discover Our Community Resources
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 To Plan For Your Next Job Before You’re Ready To Look For It
There’s an old adage in job-searching that the best time to look for a job is when you don’t need it. Here are some practical tips on ...
Fast Company
The Avoidable Mistakes Executives Continue to Make After a Data Breach
The past few years have taught us that companies will be breached and consumer data will be stolen. Last year was a record year for ...
Harvard Business Review
Why Your Startup Website Will Always Be a Work In Progress
One of the easiest ways for you to garner attention for your new startup business is by putting together a website for it. In these ...
The Startup Magazine
How to keep your remote staff productive and sharp
“Telecommuting, one of many forms of work-life flexibility, should no longer be viewed as a nice-to-have, optional perk mostly used by ...
People Matters
Half of Americans say they didn't get a raise in the last year
Even though unemployment sits near historic lows, many workers have not seen any benefit from the strong job market. In fact, more ...
Business Insider
Choosing The Right E-Commerce Platform Is Critical To Your Success
A lot more goes into building a successful e-commerce business than you might think. The way some people talk about e-commerce, you might ...
Why Fair Pay Is a Potent Weapon in the War for Talent
Talent — having people with the right skills, temperaments, and motivations on the payroll — is one of the biggest issues on the minds of ...
9 Business Lessons That Will Eliminate Your Doubts Forever
Entrepreneurial life can be overwhelming! Managing your business and executing the strategy while balancing your personal and family ...
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The 19th century American businessman Aaron Montgomery Ward is credited with the invention of what type of business that would have made the postal service happy?
See the answer below.
What To Do 30 Days, Hours, and Minutes Before A Networking Event
Here’s your framework to make the most of an opportunity to make meaningful connections. Networking can be nerve-wracking. If you ...
Fast Company
What Year Was It?
Who Shot J.R.
Who Shot J.R.
350 million people around the world tune in to "Dallas" to find out who shot J.R. Ewing who had been shot on the season-ending episode the previous March.
The day was Nov 21. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it."
Dee Hock
Trivia Answer
The 19th century American businessman Aaron Montgomery Ward is credited with the invention of what type of business that would have made the postal service happy?
Answer: Mail order business
Cook County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 805
Grand Marais, MN 55604
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