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Surrounding Ourselves Wisely

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Friday, April 24, 2015
Do you know Debbie Downer, the character from the mid-2000 SNL skits? (If not, a session with NBC.com is calling your name.) If you are familiar with her, then you know that the skits are hilarious and timeless because they are remarkably relatable. ...

Meet Rionne Ridgeway, New Investor Relations Specialist

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Retention (the act of retaining)-that’s my mantra. The definition of retain is “to continue to hold or have; to keep in mind; remember; to hold in place or position.” (Can you tell I used to teach English?) Retention is a constant ...

YP Perspective: Looking to 2015

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Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, December 16, 2014
2014 has been the most productive year I’ve experienced in my 5 years as an active PULSE member. Every year seems to top the last, be it new planning committees like Capacity and Arts, or enriched programming and content. While it’s ...

It’s Party Time!

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, November 17, 2014
The DOs and DON’Ts of Company Holiday PartiesIt is getting to that time of year when the company holiday parties will be planned and invitations will be sent out. Holiday parties are some of my favorite activities towards the end of the year, ...

LinkedIn… It's Not Social, It’s Business!

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Posted by: Tripp James on Thursday, October 16, 2014
Did you know LinkedIn has become one of the most powerful tools for brand awareness and client development in the world? Buyers are 70 percent along in their buying process before they even engage a sales professional. How do you create value and ...

The Essentials of Teamwork: Being a Part and Not the Whole

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, October 7, 2014
We all are a part of some kind of team: at work, in our families, or in a committee or organization. I think it’s safe to say that on a daily basis, we are working with others in most areas of our life. If you’re an executive or ...

Friday Forum with Jon Wilken: "Retail to Real Estate to Research"

Posted by: Megan Campbell on Friday, September 26, 2014
Meet Jon WilkenJon Wilken has done it all – atleast it appears that way. He is a graduate of Iowa Central Community College and a 1992 graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. Though Wilken’s career has been ...

YP Perspective: 3 Comments About Mentors

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Have you ever considered how much better you might be in 20 years… as a person? as a parent? in your field of business?Take all of your great abilities and skills of today, then, add 20 years of experience and development. That’s a ...

Local Small Business Week is Here - Let's Celebrate!

Posted by: Tripp James on Monday, September 15, 2014
As we learned in my previous blog, the numbers don’t lie! They strongly verify how important small business is to our way of life both nationally and locally. The Greenville Chamber recognizes this and is proud to declare September 15-19 ...

The Importance of Small Business!

Posted by: Tripp James on Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Small Business matters! Why you say? Well the numbers don’t lie! Let’s start nationally… according to research by Public Affairs Council, 88% of Americans view small businesses favorably. And in fact, 68% of Americans would ...
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