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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Mindful Eating In Your Everyday Life

By Stacy Goldberg, MPH, RN, BSN. Stacy is the CEO and founder of Savorfull, which helps companies, organizations and consumers discover and purchase healthy “free-from” snacks. She is also a member of EO Detroit.

The link between what you eat and how your body performs is clearly established. Even your brain

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7 Tips for Incorporating New Business Development into Your Busy Schedule

By Caryn Kopp, an EO New Jersey member and Chief Door Opener of Kopp Consulting. A version of this article originally appeared on the website of Kopp Consulting. 

Finding time for new business development can be difficult for many entrepreneurs. There always seems to be another priority or a pressing task. Not making the time to pursue new business, however, is a sure-fire way to an empty pipeline and slow sales.

Don’t stall your growth.

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The Secret to Successful Mentorship

Kristen Harris is the co-founder and COO of Portfolio Creative, a workforce innovation firm based in Columbus, Ohio, USA. As a member of the EO Columbus chapter, Kristen is an active participant in the EO Mentorship program.

I’ve been matched with seven amazing local mentors so far! I have also served as the chapter Mentorship Chair and on the Global Mentorship Subcommittee.

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