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  • Computer Illiterate? Seek Help!

    Let’s face it, the Internet is not a fad—the role both the Internet and computers play in our business is vast and ever growing. Let’s take a look at what parts of our business are computer and/or Internet based:    Communication (with Colleagues & Prospects) - E-mail, usually Outlook is used in our business Learning Management Systems - Does your company offer online learning? Property...
  • We Might as Well Just Have a Pre-Recorded Message!

    I’m sorry… I don’t need you. No, seriously. If all I needed was someone to get the guest card basics (name, phone number, size & date) when they answer the phone and proceed to recite the same old tired “speech” time and time again… I may as well just have a really great pre-recorded message that at its conclusion asks the caller to leave their name, phone number, size apartment they’re...
  • Part Two: Be Engaging...On Facebook

    Here are some more tools and tips on how you can use Facebook to benefit your community.   Be Unique In order to set the Facebook vanity url for your fan page, there are several things which need to be in place first. You need to be admin of the page in question You need to have 25 “likes” or “Fans” You need to know the name you want for your community’s page because once you set it, you can...
  • It’s Not Me, It’s You: Dealing with Different Personality Types in the Workplace

    According to the Myers-Briggs personality assessment—or, to be more accurate, a free version I found on a questionable website—I am an INFP, or Idealist. Among other things, INFP’s are laid-back, non-confrontational, highly intuitive, focused on making the world a better place and talented writers. Hey, I didn’t make this up—it’s science. They may also have problems working in a group setting...

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