Can you believe we are already to the end of January? Now it just needs to get warmer … 😉
We’re back with our weekly #THRIVEable Friday series – a roundup of smart tips and useful articles to help enrich your life. Enjoy!
Entrepreneurship … Like a BOSS.
One of the most feared activities for many people, public speaking is essential for anyone who is trying to build a business or lead an organization. This list of 9 Habits of Highly Effective Speakers from Inc.com offers tips on how to deliver an engaging, memorable and successful speech.
Making Conference Calls Better
How much are you really getting accomplished in those marathon conference calls? In his quick and to-the-point fashion, Seth Godin offers this “Conference Call Hygiene” as a guideline for keeping these meetings short and effective. His first suggestion? “When in doubt, don’t have one.”
More and more companies are learning the value of relationship-building for their business. Putting people before profits, offering helpful content, and truly engaging with customers can reap great results in the long-term. This article on 3 ways to grown and maintain customer relationships explains how to nurture the connections you have with your customers – and why it’s so important.
Tips and Tools to Empower Your Life …
When you operate a virtual office like we do, any tool that eliminates the need for physical paper documents is a welcome solution. HelloSign is an electronic signature utility that allows you to sign and send documents, as well as request signatures from others. It’s fast, easy, and signatures are legally binding. Oh, and did we mention it’s free for up to 3 documents per month?
Thriveable Things (Links We Love)
- 37 Quick Steps to Crazy Effective Copy
- 65% of All Email Gets Opened First on a Mobile Phone
- How to Stick to Your Blogging Schedule
- What a Social Share is Worth to Retailers on Different Social Networks
- 10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Social Media Marketing Plan
- How and When to Outsource Your Content Marketing
- How to Gracefully Deal with Haters
What was the best article or post you read this week? We love to hear your feedback and insights, so leave us a comment below. Have a great weekend and enjoy the Super Bowl!
~ Kate and the Think Belle Team