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eBay Live – So Why Is Everybody So Upset, Anyway?

Hi gang, Ahhhhh, back home in beautiful Charlotte. 95 degrees and raining. Welcome to the South in a prematurely hot summer. I wanted to give my opinion as to why there was so much venom this year at eBay Live. And by venom, I’m talking about this: [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=IHY0r3Sn9rc[/youtube] And this: [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=zBX4vRjPHXM[/youtube] Both of these incidents [...]

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Modeling The Way To Green, One House At A Time

If there was an action figure of Shane Petersen (GreenLivingSeattle.com), it would have the following accessories: the proverbial Seattle coffee, his marketing materials (printed on 100% recycled paper) and all the accouterments for an REI hiking emergency. Peterson is your friendly neighborhood Eco-Broker Realtor, educating the public on the benefits of living, building and investing [...]

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Beyond the Launch…feedback from Heather

I’ve received some great feedback and questions from readers after my initial post.  Several of them gave specific information about their business successes and dilemmas.  In the true sense of community, I wanted to share those responses and my suggestions for getting over those hurdles.  I am creating a ”Beyond the Launch” series that will be generated solely [...]

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eBay Live – Somebody Get Me A Helmet!

Hi gang, Well,  I’ve got a lot to digest after 3 days of eBay Live here in Chicago.  I’ll be posting thoughts/announcements all week, but here are my overall impressions: 1.  I thought eBay Live Boston last year was too quiet -  until this year.   I would be really surprised if there were more than [...]

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Encouraging better health in employees at a small business

 Wellness in the workplace is not just for big business. As entrepreneurs, you can encourage wellness, too. By implementing a “healthy workplace” you can reap the benefits. They can include increased employee morale and decreased absenteeism. Most importantly, if you offer employees the educational tools and resources to purchase their own individual health insurance, they [...]

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