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Article archive for September, 2014

  • September 24th, 2014

    Social Media is the “Golden Rule” for Business Success

    Tweet If you treat social media like the Golden Rule, it can pay big dividends. That’s the message Likeable Media chairman Dave Kerpen shares. No, it’s not an instant waterfall of leads, and it won’t make up for poor products or dismal service. But being social as a strategy works. Here’s how: 1. Pay attention. [...]

  • September 17th, 2014

    Keeping Trash from Going to Waste

    Tweet How green is your office? Contrary to what you may think, becoming more environmentally sound isn’t difficult — or expensive. Start by enhancing what you recycle. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), an incredible 80 to 90 percent of solid waste is recyclable. But you have to begin with the folks who are [...]

  • September 10th, 2014

    Driven to Safety

    Tweet They’re the passport to adulthood, and something most of us won’t relinquish willingly at the other end of the life spectrum: car keys. While celebrities may enjoy being driven to their destinations in stretch limousines, the rest of us relish coming of age, passing our driving test, and getting our license. In later life, [...]

  • September 3rd, 2014

    C u in September?

    Tweet While the digital age may have hopelessly downgraded grammar and presented conscientious English teachers with a more challenging time than in decades past, one truth about students and classrooms is perennial: kids tend to make a mess. At least some kids do, some of the time. In the classroom, in the lunchroom, and on [...]