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When we say “No problem,” what we mean is that the request potentially is a problem, but we are forced to comply. Saying something negative: “no”, plus another negative: “problem”, equals a positive in the English language.  However, as service providers, we shouldn’t initiate something negative – that’s usually the customer’s job. By Laura Cook Newman
Cultivating a culture of high performance
Everyone has heard the saying, “Your business is only as good as your employees.” Yet how many of us truly understand the implications and make it a strategic priority to build, develop and empower our teams? Here are some insights to ensure you maintain a competitive advantage with your most valuable resource – your hired talent. By Ryan Padilla
Staffed entirely by seasoned pros since 2001, GroundFloor Media is an award-winning marketing-communication agency specializing in strategic communication, digital and social media strategy and reputation management. GFM’s unique business model, in which the organization is staffed entirely by senior-level professionals, lends itself to obvious advantages. By Gigi Sukin
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Tech startup: ATOMS Express
CEO Michael Rosenblatt's love of tinkering started when he was a kid. In 2009, Rosenblatt started conceptualizing “ATOMS,” modular blocks for kids to build robots, sensors and whatever else might pop into their heads. By Eric Peterson

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