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I'm pretty sure I'm a Thinker, but with a close second in Social. I have an established "retreat" at the end of the day to recharge.
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Great questions to focus on SEO strategy, before implementing tactics.
 
Have you audited your #SEO lately?
A Universal SEO Strategy Audit in 5 Steps

Starting your SEO strategy with questions only works if you're asking the right questions. In today's Whiteboard Friday, Rand covers the five that'll lead you in the wrong direction, and the five steps you should be taking instead.
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Good news! MS Office apps for Android.
 
Android tablet users now have full-fledged Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps — for free.
The Microsoft Office apps for Android tablets launched on Thursday.
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Very insightful.
 
4 female CEOs share their insights on leadership: http://bit.ly/17qH2uA
Four chief executives describe the importance of taking stands, and of making sure they’re heard.
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A great way to plan, and then pursue.
 
This may be posed in the wrong place but it really helps me organize and balance...life.
An appointment calendar, goal setting guide, journal, sketchbook, gratitude log & personal and work to-do lists all in one notebook.
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The Gift of Feedback - How to Give & How to Receive
Feedback is important – it improves performance, develops talent, aligns expectations, solves problems, guides promotion and pay, and boosts the bottom line. Sadly, the process of giving feedback has been pushed to the corner, addressed only a couple of tim...
Feedback is important – it improves performance, develops talent, aligns expectations, solves problems, guides promotion and pay, and boosts the bottom line. Sadly, the process of giving feedback has been pushed to the corner...
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Performance Goals to Fill the Gaps
One of the common problems that new supervisors experience is no clear, strong sense whether their employees are really being effective or not.  The first step toward solving this problem is to establish clear performance goals. Some people have a strong ne...
One of the common problems that new supervisors experience is no clear, strong sense whether their employees are really being effective or not.  The first step toward solving this problem is to establish clear performance goa...
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I've started this, and it's amazing how focused I am during the ten minutes!
 
I LOVE this rule for upping your productivity.
Three tips for making the 10-minute rule work for you.
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Well done, it's the unspoken things that can sink change.
 
Organizational change – Be mindful of things below the surface

#organizationalchange  
The iceberg that sinks organizational change. The Iceberg is a strong visualization of what is arguably the essence of change
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"If everyone is moving forward together, then ‪#‎success‬ takes care of itself." --Henry Ford
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Great infographic, 12 Traits of a Good Boss
 
12 Outstanding Qualities Of A Great Boss #Qualities #Entrepreneurs #Business #Boss 

1. Think Positive – Understand the power of positive psychology, look at every situation as a learning opportunity.

2. Be Honest – Be honest, and tell your employees the truth, even if it hurts.

3. Delegate – Know when to leave your employees alone, resist the temptation to micromanage.

4. Communicate – So many problems in an organization are the result of lack of communication.

5. Inspire – Inspire your employees to be as passionate about the company as you are.

6. Align the Team – Keep the entire team focused, and aligned towards one long term goal.

7. Balanced – People perform better at tasks when they are able to balance work and life.

8. Give Credit – Giving the credit to your employees will boost their confidence.

9. Encourage Growth – Encourage your employees to grow, they will become more productive.

10. Praise – Show your appreciation, even for the small things that your employees do.

11. Mentor – Act more like a mentor than a boss. Instead of telling me what to do, show me.

12. Fair – Playing favorites will only demoralize the rest of the team.
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Training Employees - Accommodating Their Learning Style
Orienting New Employees Develop an employee orientation checklist and consider the following activities for inclusion on the list.  1.         Before the employee begins, send a welcome letter – verify start date, provide a copy of the employee policies and...
Orienting New EmployeesDevelop an employee orientation checklist and consider the following activities for inclusion on the list.  1.        Before the employee begins, send a welcome letter – verify start date, provide a cop...
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she thought to herself, "it's the little businesses that need big tools."
Introduction
Kelly Rainford adds an extra dimension to the finance team with her client-first proactive attitude towards business. Kelly specializes in business processes and reporting, and full utilization of software as a business tool. 

With over ten years of experience in GAAP and cost accounting, Kelly has been responsible for cleaning up the financial statements and expanding company-wide use of the ERP system and peripheral software for a more accurate set of books and business asset tracking. Kelly’s business process evaluations and initiatives have resulted in improved internal controls, a more transparent reporting environment, and more efficient processes; reducing costs and increasing the effectiveness of existing personnel.

Kelly is an active volunteer in the community. She is Treasurer on the board of the Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association. She also gives time to DECA. She is passionate about horseback riding and often attends Reining Horse shows with her daughter. She lives with her family, pets, and horses on a small ranch near Falcon, Colorado.
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I'm an accountant in Colorado Springs. I also enjoy riding and showing my performance horse.
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Business Coach | Accountant
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