Mike Faith Invites You To Dine in Great Company, For a Great Cause

Meet EO Nashville member Mike Faith. In 1990, he sold everything he had and left England for America. With just one suitcase, he arrived in pursuit of work, better weather and wealth. In 1997, Faith founded Headsets.com, an online retailer of cordless and office headsets. Headsets.com has since grown to serve more than 700,000 customers and produces annual revenues of over $30 million.

Faith is passionate about customer service, learning and growth, and is regularly quoted on his client service expertise. He also created Reserve Dinners, a charity organization that invites well-known personalities from various backgrounds to spend time in conversation with EO members as well as other entrepreneurs. The events raise money for a charity chosen by the guest of honor. Past guests have included Sir Richard Branson, Annie Duke, General John Abizaid and Vice President and Chief Information Officer of FedEx Rob Carter.

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If Your Customers Can Be Everywhere, Why Can’t Your Talent?

Written for EO by Vikram Ahuja. Ahuja is a serial entrepreneur, co-founder at X10 and founder of Byond Travel. He is also a member of EO Bangalore.

At the 2019 Web Summit, Ahuja joined a delegation of 16 EO members from 11 countries to lead workshops and speed mentoring sessions. As a Web Summit speaker, he presented on the rise of the “2nd City Office.” Read on for his perspective on the problem of finding talent.

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What Live Streaming Means for Small Business

Written for EO by content marketing strategist Berta Melder.

Video marketing has become one of the most popular tools that help businesses raise brand awareness and engage with their target audience. Video content is extremely popular so it makes sense that it should be part of our marketing outreach to prospects and customers.

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Want to Build Employee Engagement? Invest in Your People Holistically.

Robert Glazer is a member of EO Boston and the CEO of Acceleration Partners, a leading independent affiliate management agency with 160 employees. Glazer has established himself as a leader who invests in his team and in the culture of his organization. 

His company, Acceleration Partners, was honored with Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2019. He shared how to develop a “best place to work” in a recent Octane post.

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How to Deal With Colleagues in Denial

Written for EO by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, disaster avoidance expert, speaker and author. 

When was the last time a colleague said something so ridiculous that it made your jaw drop? A four-year study by LeadershipIQ.com found that 23 percent of CEOs were fired for denying reality, meaning refusing to recognize negative facts about his or her organization’s performance.

Entrepreneurs typically respond when people deny reality by confronting them with the facts and arguments.

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Considering Expanding Your Business? 3 Tips on How to Approach It

Written by Justin Song, a senior research analyst at LendingTree where he has experience covering topics such as personal loans and small business lending.

Making smart decisions for your company is both your privilege and responsibility as a business owner. Chances are, when everything is running smoothly, you still see room for growth and want to explore how you can do so with as little risk to your current processes as possible.

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How to Give Back Through Your Business

Have you ever wished for a way to give back that’s integrated with your life and your work?

EO Oklahoma City member Piyush Patel has figured out how to do just this. He has managed to seamlessly weave charity into his life and businesses through social entrepreneurship, employee volunteer programs and much more.

Piyush offers these tips on how to prioritize and embrace giving during the course of your entrepreneurial journey.

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Keeping Order in Your Office

From EO Melbourne, we share how to declutter and organize your workspace.

Work never stops in your office. Every day, there are new fires to put out, new targets to reach and new ideas to execute. Your to-do list keeps piling up—just like the files on your desk and the messages in your inbox! Before you know it, you are swamped and missing out on important opportunities!

There are people who thrive in a chaotic environment.

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Can You Afford a Marketing Team?

Written by Jackie Carrillo, a content coordinator and contributor who writes on technology, marketing, business management and education. 

For high-achieving startup founders and entrepreneurs, marketing might feel like a no-brainer to tackle on your own. Plus, today’s online marketing platforms make it easy to post, track and engage.

Not so fast. It isn’t 2010. Digital marketing consists of much, much more than posting on Facebook once a week and using Google AdSense.

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10 Books on Persuasion and Negotiation

Closing sales and winning deals are like oxygen for your business. Mastering these tasks requires a firm understanding of negotiation and persuasion. From EO Melbourne, we share 10 books to help you improve your ability to close—in both your business and personal life.

1. THE ART OF CLOSING ANY DEAL: HOW TO BE A MASTER CLOSER IN EVERYTHING YOU DO
BY JAMES W. PICKENS
Author James W.

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