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Bloggers Last Request: Work the Room

If you look at the Small Business Shamen schedule, note the periods when the stage will be quiet. During these biologically necessary periods, most people will mill around looking for a familiar face to kill time with, check their email, … Continue Reading

Trust In the Basics

It’s a given in modern business that one of the ways a business builds trust is to tout one’s commitment  to high-profile “good” causes. Oil companies, for example, now run more commercials talking about their wetland restoration programs than they … Continue Reading

Speaker: Chris Brogan

Chris Brogan will be at the Small Business Shamen, speaking on the topic of “THE FRONTIER IS NOW!“. He consults and speaks professionally with Fortune 100 companies like PepsiCo, General Motors, Microsoft, on the future of business communications and social … Continue Reading

What We’re Shooting For

Consider the paradox of business conferences: they are sold as pivotal events that instantly educate and enlighten. You will leave here informed! Up-to-the-minute! Vastly improved for the experience! But, in fact, great conferences generate most of their value after they’ve … Continue Reading