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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Too many people think LinkedIn is solely for finding a job and often overlook the site’s potential. LinkedIn had 380 million users (as of 7/30/2015), with two new users joining per second, on average. Over 110 million users are based in the U.S. If you want to improve your personal brand but not get lost in the crowd, this site is a great place to start. Here’s what you need: Add a Recognizable, and Professional, Headshot Select a high-quality image that looks like you look now, not in college and not Photoshopped to the point someone sitting next to you and viewing your profile wouldn’t recognize you. Please leave out pictures of pets and kids, unless it has something to do with your business. Also avoid the awkward crops where you still see someone else’s shoulder pressed up against yours. Read more
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Chamber
Friday, August 31, 2018
Last week I watched a movie on General Patton, and it brought back memories of reading about his views on leadership. It's not surprising he was an inspirational leader, his job required that. The amazing thing about his thoughts on leadership was that he penned them as a cadet at West Point, long before he had led battalions. Read more
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April Wehrs
Thursday, August 30, 2018
With the passing of the two year anniversary of the "Great Flood of 2016," many of us have been reflecting, if only for a moment, where we were then, and where we are now. It is pretty impressive and we know it didn't come without a lot of long days, hard work and digging in. You all have your own way of reflecting, even choosing not to, and we certainly don't want to interject there. Read more
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