Category Archives: Quality Introductions

Where to work? Julius Meinl


The first time I went to Julius Meinl was about three years ago. It has been a while, but like a fine wine this place continues to get better. Not much has changed, at least anything I can remember. The service … Continue reading

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Fear Experiment


Fear Experiment Are you looking to: – immerse yourself in an uber-supportive community of positive people? – challenge yourself? – learn a new skill? – be a rockstar? – have an experience of a lifetime? Then Fear Experiment is for … Continue reading

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The Journal: New Experiences and Life Lessons


  Did you learning anything this week?

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A Quick Guide to Understanding the Open Rate of Email Marketing


Email marketing is a sticky tactic if you do not use it effectively. There are certain ways to read the numbers that will give you a better understanding of the influence you are having on your community. Recently, the EVP at … Continue reading

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Two B’s That Stand for Business


I am a mobile professional. My office is in Palatine. I live in Wicker Park. In the city is where I conduct most of my business. For the past couple of months, I have had discussions with entrepreneurs, salespeople, business … Continue reading

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The Essential Guide to the New Search


Google. Bing. Yahoo. Ask. Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Google+. Pinterest. YouTube. Tumblr. WordPress. Blogger. Yelp. Salesforce. Data.com. And I could go on. These are all sites that offer search capabilities. Some of them generate over a billion search queries a month. … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Stand Out on LinkedIn


Today, you need all the help you can get to stand out and separate yourself (or your business) from the competition. The internet has produced a very well-educated and informed customer, who knows more about the product or service than … Continue reading

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Must Follow: Organizations That Help You Grow Your Business


This week’s Must Follow segment highlight’s some of the most outstanding organizations in the Chicagoland area. If you are looking to expand your business development efforts or learn about entrepreneurship or get tapped into the technology community, these are the organizations you … Continue reading

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Activity. Goals. More activities and more goals.


Independence day has come and gone. The smoke has cleared. All the fireworks are mere pieces of paper being recycled. We realize that the second half of the year is beginning. We, commonly, think consciously or unconsciously, “How are we … Continue reading

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