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Team Playing: Business and Sports

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Through wins and losses, make sure your team remains a team If you watched the top-ranked tennis players playing doubles at the Citi Open in Washington, DC, earlier this month, you may have noticed something wonderful. After every point, no matter if the player partners had just won or lost the point, the teammates would […]

Cool Biz: Escape Room Games

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The thriving business of “live adventures:” Since the invention of the world’s first interactive video game Spacewar! in 1961, computers gradually – and then rampantly – began taking over our lives. Now we perfunctorily carry small computers with us everywhere. So the phenomenon of “escape room games” is actually pretty refreshing. An escape room game […]

McKinley Marketing on 20 Years of Success

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Co-founder shares advice from success story “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs McKinley Marketing came to life 20 years ago and, like every business, grew from humble beginnings, watered and fed nearly every waking hour from the blood and sweat of a few dedicated entrepreneurs. Michelle […]

Business Idea: ‘Party Helper’

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The new face of event planning: It’s what Millenials want! When you’re hosting an event, whether it’s a baby shower, a birthday party or having a few friends over for a barbeque, it can be stressful. Often you feel like you weren’t even there. After all, running around making sure drinks are full, food is […]

Matchmaker: Small Banks, Small Biz

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When big banks say, “No,” to loans, community banks may have different answers Banks just aren’t lending like they used to. As the consumer economy recovers, small business owners are asking for loans again so they can grow their businesses but big banks are failing to meet this demand. Just 1.4% of US banks are […]