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Learn the ins and outs from the MAFC team! Great tips, tricks, and ideas to help you grow a business in a socially responsible way.

The influence of social media and your brand

The influence of social media and your brand This article originally appeared on LinkedIn. In the summer of 2014, the Internet lit up with videos and posts of friends and family pouring buckets of ice water on their heads. These now soaked participants had been called...

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Ways to improve your creative thinking

Ways to Improve Your Creative Thinking Creative thinking can appear to be a mysterious process. Ask anyone who relies on creative thinking in their career such as an entrepreneur, small business owner, writer or inventor. If you question them as to where their ideas...

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Business Advice from local owners

Business Advice from Three Local Business Owners For this article, I spoke with three local business owners and asked them about business advice. The three business owners I asked are all located at the historic Cotton Exchange in Wilmington, North Carolina, which is...

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How to Get Motivated

How to Get Motivated! Sometimes, it is very difficult to get motivated. Perhaps, you are going to do a task that you find unpleasant or tedious. When you are about to do a difficult task, especially one in which you have little or no interest, you may find yourself...

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How to Fire a Problem Client

Don't let a problem client bring your business down! There are times in business when problems with others are going to arise. Conflict with others is a natural part of life. Two people may not agree on how something should be done or personalities might clash. Some...

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Effective Communication in Multicultural Offices

Effective Communication in Multicultural Offices Introduction Communication is an important aspect of any area of life and is particularly important in business. Effective communication between employees and between employees and employers can be crucial to the smooth...

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How Communication Styles Affect Your Business

How Communication Styles Affect Your Business Communication is an important aspect of all areas of a person’s life. A business relies upon communication. An employer needs to clearly communicate their directions to employees. Employees need to communicate with both...

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Attracting Customers for businesses and nonprofits

As a nonprofit, do you still need to be attracting customers to your website? Since the beginning of the digital age, the internet has become increasingly important to businesses - especially when it comes to attracting customers. If you are a nonprofit does this...

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Today’s Socially Conscious Consumers

Today's Socially Conscious Consumers Studies show that increasing numbers of consumers are taking social issues into account when choosing the businesses they frequent. According to a report from GT Nexus, many consumers would even pay more to buy goods from socially...

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Resolve Conflict at Work

How to Resolve Conflict at Work As is true anywhere in life, conflicts with others are bound to occur at work. Conflicts at work fall into three categories. The first category is conflict between two or more employees. The second category is conflict between labor and...

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