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Marketing Ecosystem: A Crash Course

By Kristin Mehiel Investing in an effective lead generation program is pivotal to organizations, both big and small. Establishing an official lead generation plan will astronomically boost sales and, ultimately, your bottom line. Simultaneously, your sales team will...

Leaders And Managers Are Cultivated, Not Born

This article was originally posted on Forbes. By Erin Hoffman Think of a great boss or leader you've had. What made them great? I've asked hundreds of my management trainees this question and the responses are always the same. "He expected a lot of me." "She inspired...

Three Elements To Recharge Your Sales Plan

This article was originally posted on Forbes. By Michael Gunther When you're in sales, the phrase "the art of selling" is heard all the time. Keep in mind that the art of selling is entirely subjective; artful salespeople use their intuition and relationship-building...

Creating Impactful Change in the Workplace

Takeaways from the Tenth Annual Central Coast Business Symposium By Rachell Newburn I attended the Tenth Annual Central Coast Business Symposium recently, and was inspired by the presentations from prominent women business leaders on the topic of change and the...

The Integrity of an Internship with Collaboration

After an adventure-filled semester abroad in Thailand, I returned to San Luis Obispo already a third of the way through my junior year at Cal Poly. My time in SLO had felt like a whirlwind of excitement, and I was truly shocked to find myself over halfway done with my...

9 Companies to Check Out from EXPO @ the Expo

By Marie Lopez Collaboration consultants had the pleasure of attending this year's SLO Chamber EXPO @ the Expo, the theme of which was Superheroes. As the largest business trade show on the Central Coast with more than 130 exhibitors, we expected to meet many amazing...

Building up Your Workforce with Google’s Best Practices

By Rachell Newburn The latest San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce Insight Studios’ all-day trip took us to Google's HQ offices. During this amazing experience, 40 business leaders learned how Google reinforces and boosts up its workforce in accordance with its mission...

Look at Payroll Differently

Guest Blog from a Former Client We're pleased to share this guest blog from a former client. Read on to hear her experience with payroll and profit. During my many years as a CFO of a small business, I would look at our tiny bottom line and become constantly...

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