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Reopened Mexican market could be worth $250M to Canadian beef producers, industry rep says

Mexico could eventually be worth at least a quarter-billion dollars annually to Canada's beef industry, but producers will need to develop confidence …

Vets ask prospective dog owners to avoid pugs and other flat-faced breeds

British Veterinary Association says brachycephalic breeds such as pugs and bulldogs at risk of severe health problems<p>Vets are urging prospective dog owners to steer clear of flat-faced breeds such as pugs, bulldogs and shih-tzus, which can experience debilitating health problems related to their …

Pets

Veterinary Marketing & Consulting | DVMelite: The Rapid Practice Growth System

The current average growth rate for veterinary practices is about 5.6% per year.<p>What happens if you exceed this – if you start growing your revenue …

How To Introduce A New Product In Your Clinic

Suggested Veterinary Products<p>When an elderly couple visited Animal Hospital of Smithson Valley in Spring Branch, Texas, they complained about fleas …

Veterinary Medicine

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How to Deal With Apathy at the Workplace<p><i>by Chris Miksen</i><p>Employees who demonstrate apathy at work may do so because daily tasks aren’t fulfilling, the …

Lawn Chemicals Linked to 2 Types of Cancer in Dogs

Lawn Chemicals Linked to 2 Types of Cancer in Dogs<p><i>Spring is here, Summer is just around the corner, and there is nothing as inviting as a lush green</i> …

Seven Ways To Use Email To Build Your Brand And Create A Better Customer Experience

Email is a powerful business tool. We’ve become dependent on it for communicating with customers and coworkers, using it as a marketing tool and a customer service channel, and more.<p>We can’t live without email, although there are some things we might like to change about it, such as spam messages, …

Customer Experience

Seven ways to kill staff motivation

It's not just a big-business issue. I've seen small businesses almost implode from sudden falls in employee engagement levels. If a 10-person …

20 Secrets That'll Boost Your Facebook Organic Reach

Let’s talk about the one thing that fuels the online marketing machine: <i>Traffic.</i><p>Without it, you simply can’t make any headway in the digital …

Social Media

None Of Us Is Smarter Than All Of Us: Collaborative Leadership From A To Z

Collaboration has become an essential ingredient for organizational success (perhaps even survival). As organizations move toward more collaborative cultures, a new leadership model is emerging – one that replaces command and control with trust and inclusion. The leader’s role is to encourage team …

¿Hay esperanza contra las enfermedades resistentes? Así funciona la fagoterapia

La fagoterapia podría ser una de las técnicas anti-microbianas más interesantes de nuestro futuro inmediato. Y esto se debe a la creciente amenaza de …

3 Exponentially Better Alternatives to Banner Advertising

With the average click-through rate at a historic low of 0.06 percent, banner ads are failing to deliver results 99.94 percent of the time. Here are 3 viable alternatives with proven results.<p>Having started my career in 1994 building some of the very first commercial websites, I have more than 22 …

Tres preguntas clave que pueden ayudarte a resolver (casi) todos los problemas en la vida y en los negocios

Soy un gran fan de la simplicidad, tanto para las estrategias y la innovación como para la productividad personal.<p>En un mundo complejo, no sirve de nada hacer las cosas más difíciles de lo necesario.<p>Es tan fácil complicar las cosas… (incluso yo mismo lo hago).<p>Pero <b>hay tres preguntas que utilizo en</b> …

The Science of Smart Hiring

Finding great new workers is hard. A little bit of empiricism can help.<p>In the summer of 2006, Todd Carlisle, a Google analyst with a doctorate in organizational psychology, designed a 300-question survey for every Google employee to fill out, The New York Times later reported.<p>Some questions were …

Why Cats Might Be the Key to Your Marketing Strategy

Website hosting company GoDaddy rolled out its latest ad campaign, which features a business owner that makes hats for cats. Here's a look at other feline-themed campaigns that have scored big views in recent years.<p>GoDaddy, the web hosting company that has previously come under fire for running …

“Cárteles controlan 90% de la ordeña”; Tamaulipas y Guanajuato, los más afectados

PUEBLA.<p>Los cárteles de la droga controlan 90% de la ordeña de ductos de Pemex con pérdidas anuales calculadas en 25 mil millones, de acuerdo con Asael Nuche González, director de Análisis de la consultoría Etellekt.<p>Según el analista, la estrategia contra el narcotráfico en el país provocó la …

Nearly Half of Women Still Don't Know What Fair Pay Looks Like, According to Study

Even in 2016, most female employees remain in the dark about what the fair salary is for their specific job position. Today, on Equal Pay Day, here's a look at how far we still are from fiscal parity.<p>Today, on Equal Pay Day, it's worth looking at what executives can do to improve the status …

Four signs you have room to improve as a leader

The majority of leadership articles tend to focus on the positive traits and attributes that contribute to highly-effective leaders.<p>That's great and all, but what about those ineffective leaders who don't realize they're lousy at leading.<p>If you've spent any appreciable amount of time in a business …

How to Start a Business On (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of …

6 Qualities Of Introverts That Make Them Great Leaders

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

How to Build a Story With Your Brand

Creating new stories with your brand is a great marketing strategy.<p>Brands have to be more responsible than ever before. These days' customers are looking for more than someone who can sell a product at the most affordable price. They are looking deeper into what companies are doing in order to …

10 Tools for Better Content Marketing in 2016

Content marketing can be a time-consuming tactic. Sixty percent of marketers are creating at least one piece of new content each day.<p>Content marketing can be a time-consuming tactic. Sixty percent of marketers are creating at least one piece of new content each day.<p>Luckily, as content marketing has …

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Small Business

Make a Plan: How to Outline Your Ideas with 20 Powerful Tools

It doesn't matter how many ideas you have if you can't connect them. To turn those scattered concepts into a finished product, you're going to need a …

Apps

5 indispensable tools to jump start your content marketing efforts in 2016

We live in a crazy multichannel world. There is a stunning amount of platforms out there that people use to find and interact with your brand. But, …

Content Marketing

Your cat is barely not a wild animal

Cats live in our homes and eat the food we provide for them. But they can also be aloof, disinterested in our affection, and difficult if not …

Pets

Managing Upward: A Key Part Of Being A Really Useful Manager For Your People

The most important part of being a great boss is focusing on the people who work for you. Perhaps the second most important element is learning to effectively manage upward. Doing this well can be a great help to the people that work for you.<p>Even the CEO works for the Chair of the Board, and the …

12 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Productive

Are you guilty of these bad habits that are hurting our productivity at work? If so, it's probably time to cut it out.