Maggie Stuart

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10 Things This Former College Teacher Wants Students to Know

I had the honor of teaching college students for eight years. I enjoyed my job for the most part (the passionate students, the quirky colleagues, the classroom debates, and the on-campus Starbucks), but there were also the nuances that come with being an educator. There was the student who couldn't …

Everything I Learned in School About Being Wrong Is Wrong

I make a lot of mistakes. I’m wrong probably about half of the time, and I might even be wrong about that. Often we are quick to point out when …

Listen and Learn

The art of listening has been known to build relationships, create collaboration, generate understanding and minimize conflict. Those who work to develop this skill truly want to understand the perspective of another -- a spouse, employee, child, friend, colleague. And yet, despite the known …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

3 Brain Dead Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating

Everybody has <i>that</i> friend. That guy or gal who never keeps a commitment. You ask them to do something, maybe they offer to help you with something, come out for a drink or send you an email with some information. They NEVER do it.<p>We humans are pretty smart. We quickly learn that this person cannot …

Why Email Marketing Is More Effective Than Social Media

I feel bad for my students. In the past, students used to be able to tell me that they would use social media to market their businesses. I assumed that they knew what they were talking about – after all, they are tech savvy Millennials and I am an aging Baby Boomer.<p>However, since launching The …

3 ways mobile data is changing marketing

The powerful network of information coming from those millions of mobile devices allows them to communicate not only where people are shopping or eating, but also bridge to data about what they're watching on TV, buying in specific stores, and how their behavior changes if they are near work versus …

The Power Of Customer Trust In Brand Marketing

Contributor Jonathan Hinz notes that, in the digital age, addressing your online marketing challenges must start with building a foundation of trust.

6 Unique Marketing Ideas to Spark Your Creativity

We could all use a little help getting our creative juices flowing now and again.<p>So I have this friend, he's an attorney, a business-litigation attorney to be exact. For some reason, whenever I have a legal question, no matter if it's business or personal, I ask him for advice. To which he normally …

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