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24 Tips for Office Etiquette Training — The Thriving Small Business

by Jive Guest Author     Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017.

it is disheartening to see the deterioration of basic etiquette and professionalism in the workplace. Some say it is just “this generation.” Office etiquette and professionalism is important because it lays the foundation for productivity, efficiency and cohesiveness.

11 Tools for Managing and Growing your Personal Brand

11 Tools for Managing and Growing Your Personal Brand

by Jive Guest Author     Tuesday, August 1st, 2017.

Explore a list of some of my favorite apps, websites, and tools that I use to build my personal brand and managing market efforts in general.

How to Create Your Personal Brand Tagline

How to Create Your Personal Brand Tagline

by Jive Guest Author     Monday, July 31st, 2017.

Once you have an understanding of who you are, how you add value and maybe even how the world sees you, it’s time to put it all into perspective.

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The 4 Biggest Small Business Problems and Solutions

by Ryan Alleman     Monday, July 31st, 2017.

When you’re starting a small business, problems and solutions constantly occupy your mind. We’ve collected the top concerns for small businesses, and we offer a few solutions help combat them.

Best Practices to Manage Remote Workers

Best Practices to Manage Remote Workers

by Hillary Gamblin     Friday, July 28th, 2017.

The trend of hiring full-time remote workers is growing exponentially. So how do managers successfully lead these budding populations of remote workers?

Phone Etiquette in the Workplace

Millennial Phone Etiquette in the Workplace

by Hillary Gamblin     Wednesday, July 26th, 2017.

While 80% of millennials sleep with their cellphones at night, the millennial workforce is woefully unprepared to place an outbound call.

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[Breaking News] Funniest Tweets in the Wake of Marketo Outage

by Ryan Alleman     Tuesday, July 25th, 2017.

Welcome to the Marketo Outage of 2017! If you went to Marketo’s website earlier, it was down. Which meant marketing teams were locked out of their accounts, leaving them unable to work on any of their campaigns. And as is the case whenever an event like this threatens marketing teams, what do we do? We come together and tweet. Check out some of our favorite tweets here.


5 Gold Star Reviews for Jive Voice

by Hillary Gamblin     Tuesday, July 25th, 2017.

At Jive, we like to win.

Software Advice—a subsidiary of the world’s leading research and advisory company, Gartner, Inc., is a company dedicated to analyzing, reviewing, and recommending software to businesses—recently announced Jive Voice is among the top 5 for the 2017 Reviewer’s Choice for Small Business Phone Software.

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How to Pitch a Business Idea to Your Boss: 6 Steps to Score That “Yes”

by Ryan Alleman     Monday, July 24th, 2017.

No matter what industry you’re in, it helps to know how to pitch a business idea to your boss. So when that terrific idea does hit you—the one that’ll change your company forever—you’ll know how to convince your boss to say “Yes!” and then champion the idea to his or her boss. Here are six steps to make your ideas shine.

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Workplace Etiquette 101 – Refresher Course!

by Jive Guest Author     Tuesday, July 18th, 2017.

After working in the same office for several years, it’s easy to settle in and begin viewing the workplace as an extension of your home. Unfortunately, regardless of how long you’ve worked for a company, the workplace isn’t your home and, therefore, should not be treated as such. If office etiquette has been lacking in your workplace as of late, here is a refresher course.

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