Customer service begins with inspiring your employees

I have worked for business owners and managers who run their business with a chip on their shoulder. Life has thrown them under the buss or so it feels to them. They have had to make their own way in the business world and they feel their employees should simply …

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ALEAP brings Eric Shoars to Albert Lea to give our community tools for marketing

Desiring to be business partners was never on Mark and I’s radar. I was going to do the mommy thing and he was going to work a w-2 full time career job. It fit neatly into our plans, until it didn’t. I had developed into a serious blogger, making fun …

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Is your business or community using bloggers to promote your product, service or event?

The most successful promotion a business, community or event can create is a powerful word of mouth campaign. For us at Russell’s Adventures we will not work with just anyone. It must match with the core of our family’s values. If a companies products or services are not high quality, stand up to …

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Be more than a boss, be a mentor

I have been on a mission to live out the roles of authority God has given me as a mentor. Whether it is as a parent, boss or a bible study leader. I want to see my role in each of these as an opportunity to help those around me grow into …

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Lead Like Jesus – Ken Blanchard

Over the last year and half I am thankful for the wisdom the Holy Spirit has given to me. He has continually helped me to know which questions to ask about leadership, marketing, business and family. Then he would lead me to pray for mentors who would be able to …

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What is your business core?

We model our business core after the homeschooling method we discovered a little over five years ago. Thomas Jefferson Education is a educational method based on three phases of learning. Discovering these three phases has had a tremendous impact on our family, learning and business. There have been many times over the …

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