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    1. Here's What the Future Looks Like for Lead Generation

      Here's What the Future Looks Like for Lead Generation

      Thought we'd share this interesting piece from Forbes. It's got some really fascinating insights on the future of our industry.

      In it, Don Markland shares some of his perspectives. Here's one point that we just thought was thought-provoking:

      With the rise of social media's influence on customers’ buying decisions, B2B marketing and inside sales will continue to use multiple touch points to lead toward closing deals. In 2025, I expect that sales agents will be measured on how they influence accounts via social selling, social interaction and pushing of content -- similar to how dials are measured ...

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    2. Leading Your Team Through Remote Work

      Leading Your Team Through Remote Work

      Came across this article from Jason Wingard and loved it. It's published in Forbes.

      He gives us some fascinating nuggets of wisdom here. This one's particularly thought-provoking:

      Leaders, especially those who are not used to managing virtual teams, may feel stressed about keeping the team on track. Under these circumstances it is tempting to become exclusively task-focused. To address these challenges, making time for personal interaction is more important than ever.

      Take a look at the rest of this fascinating piece to learn more...

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    3. The Importance of Budgeting

      The Importance of Budgeting

      As you implement and track your budget, you’ll notice patterns over time. These will help you make changes as needed to your budget and figure out what is important to you.

      There are some gems in this article from Forbes waiting to be plucked. It's called How to Budget in 7 Simple Steps.

      In it, financial adviser, Emily Guy Birken shares an intriguingly simple 7 step process to budgeting. Here's one poignant point that we just couldn't help but share:

      As you implement and track your budget, you’ll notice patterns over time. These will help ...

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    4. Good Business Leaders are not A Fan of Busyness

      Good Business Leaders are not A Fan of Busyness

      There are some really thought provoking ideas in this article that we thought we would share. The piece is called Is It Business Or Just Busyness? Five Questions Every Leader Must Ask and it's published the highly respected Forbes website.

      In it, Forbes Councils Member Nicola Albini shares some really interesting points. Here's one that really piqued our interest:

      Busyness comes from two incongruent internal states. It is driven by the pressure to always look busy to gain respect, or it’s about avoiding something uncomfortable, such as an important conversation that needs to be had. One of ...

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    5. How Sustainability is Viewed By Each Generation

      How Sustainability is Viewed By Each Generation

      There's some encouraging marketing insight that we can all take away from this Forbes article. It's called Sustainable Retail: How Gen Z is Leading the Pack.

      In it, Greg Petro shares with us some perspectives on how different generations see sustainability as a lifestyle investment. Here's one of the key takeaways:  

      The majority of Generation Z (54 percent) state that they are willing to spend an incremental 10 percent or more on sustainable products, with 50 percent of Millennials saying the same. This compares to 34 percent of Generation X and 23 percent of Baby Boomers. It ...

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    6. Managing Remote Employees

      Managing Remote Employees

      Remote work is no longer just the future of work, it's become the present. This is why it's important to set up systems to properly manage remote workers.

      In this article from Forbes we get to hear from a few industry leaders about their insights on it. Here's one from business coach Ilean Harris:

      Everyone has a different idea of what doing something "quickly" or "well" means. Whether showing examples of what you expect to be done, calendar sharing, etc., make sure you have clear expectations from those you work with online. The more prepared they are ...

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    7. Successful Intrapreneurs are Humble

      Successful Intrapreneurs are Humble

      Forbes always has great articles on intrapreneurialism. This one from Tendayi Viki is especially fascinating.

      In it, he shares thought-provoking insights. Here's one of them: 

      Intrapreneurs that are brash and over-confident easily make enemies in an environment that is already geared up to resist innovation. Trying to innovate in a large company is difficult enough without unnecessarily creating a group of people that are rooting for you to fail. 

      Give a click to the link below to see the rest of it...

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    8. Common Legal That Can Cost Your Startup Everything

      Common Legal That Can Cost Your Startup Everything

      Launching a startup can get pretty chaotic. And if you don't cover your legal bases early on, it can get even messier. This article from Forbes can help you prevent that. It's called 15 Big Legal Mistakes Made By Startups.

      In it, Richard Harroch, Lynne Hermle, and Ellen Ehrenpreis, combine their collective experience for an in-depth look at the legal conundrums that startups usually face. Here's one suggestion that we thought we should echo:

      If you start your company with co-founders, you should agree early on about the details of your business relationship. Not doing so can ...

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    9. What You Need to Know In Order to Craft an Effective Video Campaign

      What You Need to Know In Order to Craft an Effective Video Campaign

      In the past couple of years, video has become one of the most important media in the race for advertising dominance. This article from Forbes shares how to best take advantage of it.

      In it, Amine Rahal of Little Dragon, a graphic design agency, shares some interesting insights. Here's one that we thought is worth echoing:

      It’s about the story, not the sale: Your viewers are smart and can sniff out a sales pitch from a mile away. Instead, focus on the value provided to the customer.

      There are more insights to uncover here so do give the ...

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    10. Why Automation and Data Analytics are the Keys to Growing Your Startup

      Why Automation and Data Analytics are the Keys to Growing Your Startup

      Forbes hit the nail on its head with this excellent article. It's called If You are Growing a Small Business, Your Future Involves Disruption, Data Analytics and Automation. Six Insights On How to Stay Relevant.

      It's got some ideas worth sharing. This one's particularly thought-provoking:

      Review your current business and assess exactly what every employee is working on. How much of your employee’s time is spent on redundancy or repeating their tasks each week? Outsource or automate those tasks and have the employees focus on increasing your current customer service levels or generating new sales.

      There ...

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    11. Why FMCG Sector Is Critical to Achieving a Sustainable Future

      Why FMCG Sector Is Critical to Achieving a Sustainable Future

      The fast moving consumer goods sector is uniquely poised to lead the way into a more sustainable logistics practice. With the vast amounts of products being shipped and delivered, just making the supply chain more sustainable can make a huge dent in curbing the effects of climate change. This article from Mike Scott talks in-depth about this.

      He makes some fascinating points in it. This one's particularly thought-provoking: 

      90% of the sector’s carbon emissions lie in the value chain, leaving companies exposed to raw material risks and product consumption risks

      There's more insight to be gleaned from ...

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    12. How the Power of Purpose Pushing the Paradigm Shift Towards Conscious Capitalism

      How the Power of Purpose Pushing the Paradigm Shift Towards Conscious Capitalism

      Came across this thought-provoking article from Forbes about conscious capitalism. It's called The Power Of Purpose: How Conscious Capitalism Is Helping Shape The New Paradigm For Business and we thought it was worth the share.

      In it, Afdhel Aziz shares a conversations he had with Conscious Capitalism Organization's CEO, Alexander McCobin. Here's a quote from him the CEO that really struck a cord with us:

      We should look at both the words and the actions of leaders and businesses. They aren't separable. They need to be aligned with one another. Words without actions are worth little ...

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    13. Why Female Mentorship Shouldn't Be Exclusive for Female Mentees

      Why Female Mentorship Shouldn't Be Exclusive for Female Mentees

      Real estate expert Dianne Chane has some thought-provoking insights in this Forbes Council Post. It's called The Power Of Female Mentors: Why We Need More Women Leading Today's Workforce.

      Here's one that we thought we should echo:

      If we want our workplace to reflect a more gender-neutral environment we must create the space by leading the conversation through mentoring men and women equally. I believe it’s equally – if not more – important for women to support male colleagues, especially by ascending into more mentorship roles. When women are underrepresented in a business, the entire business suffers. The ...

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    14. How to Turn Your Business Into a Well-Oiled Machine Through Building Systems

      How to Turn Your Business Into a Well-Oiled Machine Through Building Systems

      Marketing pundit, Dev Patel, shares some fascinating insights on systems in this article called How To Create Business Systems That Will Automate And Streamline Business Growth.

      There are gems here that we thought were really thought-provoking and innovative. This one point in particular is so poignant that it would be a crime not to share:

      Systems are the ultimate method of turning a struggling business into a well-oiled machine. You can systematize virtual anything in your business. Every single system has the potential to reduce your mental load, free up time, overcome hurdles, and enhance your progress.

      It's a ...

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    15. No One Likes to Fill Out Lead Generation Forms Anymore

      No One Likes to Fill Out Lead Generation Forms Anymore

      Here's thought-provoking piece from Forbes. It's called Why B2B Lead Generation Is Dying A Slow Death (And What To Do About It).

      It shares some really intriguing perspectives. Here's one that really caught our attention:

      Buyers today are delaying and often avoiding filling out contact registration forms, which are essential to the way first-generation marketing automation platforms work. Lead generation programs executed on marketing automation platforms are triggered and sustained by contact form registrations. Marketing nurture campaigns only kick off when someone opts in by filling out a contact form in exchange for an offer.

      Take a ...

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    16. How a Laundromat and Restaurant Combo Can be a Beacon of Hope for Literacy

      How a Laundromat and Restaurant Combo Can be a Beacon of Hope for Literacy

      Found this fascinating article in Forbes and thought that it's such a good read. We just had to share it with you. It's called With A Bit Of Work Any Business Can Become A Social Enterprise.

      In it, David Thorpe shares about Melba's in Louisiana - a laundromat and restaurant combo that has promoting literacy baked into its DNA. Here's the subtle way that they're making a positive impact:

      To further celebrate literacy, the Wolfe’s regularly host authors in the shop who do readings or talk about their books, many dealing with local stories and ...

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    17. Millions of Lives Are Being Uplifted Through Social Entrepreneurship

      Millions of Lives Are Being Uplifted Through Social Entrepreneurship

      Stumbled upon this article from Entrepreneur titled How Social Entrepreneurs Have Improved The Lives Of Millions. It's by Hilde Schwab of the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.

      In it, she shares some eye-opening perspectives. This one's particularly thought-provoking:

      The vision for corporations, government and civil society as equal stakeholders in the global commons – captured originally in the 1973 Davos Manifesto and adapted this year in the 2020 Davos Manifesto – is even more relevant today as we see the responsibilities of business evolve to address a collective future and a shared vision for an inclusive, fair economy on a sustainable ...

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    18. What These Female Business Leaders Learned From Motherhood and Applied to Their Successful Businesses

      What These Female Business Leaders Learned From Motherhood and Applied to Their Successful Businesses

      We often hear people say that your business is your baby? But what if you have a real baby? Can you take care of both during the same period?

      In this awesome article from Forbes, we learn a few ways experiences motherhood has helped female business leaders to grow their businesses. Here's what Christa Quarles, CEO of Open Table has to share:

      Motherhood has taught me when to keep pushing and when to let go. So much of parenting is wrestling with the dichotomy of when to push your child and when to let go and let them drive ...

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    19. TEST ARTICLE - MILLIONAIRESS

      TEST ARTICLE - MILLIONAIRESS

      THIS IS THE CONTENT THAT WILL PUBLISH ON THE WEBSITE: As the movement for gender equality in the workplace gains significant momentum, the data not only shows forward motion, but many opportunities to be taken advantage of. Cultural progress is of little value unless there is a framework to channel mindset and behavioral transformation into results.

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    20. Investing Heavily in Sustainable Operation Can Benefit Long-Term Success

      Investing Heavily in Sustainable Operation Can Benefit Long-Term Success

      Capitalism's obsession with short-term returns may be hurting its long-term health, this Forbes article suggests. It's called How to Achieve Sustainable Capitalism by Erica Gies. 

      She's got a lot of really interesting talking points here. This short excerpt is just one of many: 

      But short-termism doesn’t just affect sustainability initiatives. It sickens the entire economic system, leading to the problems highlighted by the Occupy movement: Markets constructed to encourage wealth creation based on short-term returns fail to reward longer-term investments. They create a widening gap between rich and poor, increasing volatility in the global financial market ...

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    21. Cautious Intrapreneurship

      Cautious Intrapreneurship

      Let's take a dive into how intrapreneurialism can help you find purpose at work. Richard Eisenberg guides us through it with this fascinating piece published in Forbes.

      If you have an intrapreneurial endeavour, he suggests:

      Don’t take it immediately to your boss, unless you really know it’s a good idea. Organizations are rarely able to deal with ideas that carry uncertainty.

      So, think of all the possible uncertainties and rank them with the critical one on top. Then say to yourself: ‘What is an inexpensive experiment I could run to test that assumption?’

      That's just to ...

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    22. Making Your Content Reach Your Target Market

      Making Your Content Reach Your Target Market

      We just read this Forbes article and immediately thought that it would make an excellent read for you as well. It's called How To Create Content Marketing Unicorns. 

      In it, Henry Devries gives us his perceptive insights on contentHere’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking: 

      Before you invest time developing and sharing content on a social network, consider whether your customers are likely to be using that network.

      Have a look at the complete article for more of the author’s observations.

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    23. If You're Trying to Make Ambitious Changes Within Your Company, It's Best to Get Things Done Quickly

      If You're Trying to Make Ambitious Changes Within Your Company, It's Best to Get Things Done Quickly

      Forbes contributor Tendayi Viki shares some really fascinating points of view in this article. It's called How Intrapreneurs Can Build Credibility Within Their Company.

      He shares some really perceptive insights here. This one's particularly thought-provoking:

      As much as we treat our companies as if they are mechanical structures and process, they are organic living things. Companies are ultimately made up of the people that work there and the decisions those people make. Believe it or not, these people will not automatically bend to your will. They will respond to your interventions in unexpected ways. 

      Have a look at ...

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