My resolution for the new year? Sending notes!

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Communications.

One of my resolutions for the new year is to nurture more connections. This can be business connections or personal relationships. A key way to do this – especially in business – is through immediate follow-up. Ever been to an event or conference where you met a lot of new people, reconnected with past colleagues, …

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Setting goals for 2019

Posted on December 19, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development.

We’re in that period right before the New Year where we all start reflecting on resolutions for the year ahead. Today, I’m going to share some of my process of planning for 2019… and you’re invited to join me in the exercise. 🙂 Let’s start by looking at goals inside your business or organization. Even …

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How to organize your inbox

Posted on October 5, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development.

Did you know that this week is National Get Organized Week? Yep, and it was declared so by the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) in 1992! (Which might be about the last time you can remember organizing your desktop) 😉 So today I’m sharing a few tips you can use to organize your inbox! …

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Not getting the results you want? Try this!

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development.

Recently, during a meeting with an organization, I suggested some changes to make in their marketing plan. The room went quiet with some hesitation and resistance to change. That’s when I realized something… There’s an idea out there that “If I change the way I’m doing things now, it’s like saying I was wrong in …

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your input needed!

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Social Media, Strategic Communication.

Today I’m asking for your feedback… What kind of information do you need help with? We love creating guides and content based on your specific needs. (Like our free guide with the top 5 website tips for Economic Developers — which was inspired after I led the Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course on Marketing and …

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