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Contemporary Business Solutions
Volume #46
 
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Des Moines Holiday Gift Ideas

Here are a few of the businesses I’ve been exposed to over the past few years that I think could offer those on your holiday gift giving list some unique experiences. Check them out and let me know what you think.

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Lessons In Leadership From Andy Bernard of the Office
 
Are there any fans of the NBC hit comedy The Office out there? This article presents lessons in leadership through the eyes of this Scranton paper company’s newly appointed Branch Manager Andy Bernard. If you enjoy the comedy, you’ll easily relate to the concepts:
 
  • Set clear direction
  • Let employees decide how to reach goals
  • Measure results and post progress towards goals
  • Don’t psychoanalyze your employees
  • Deal with self-doubt privately
  • Find fulfillment in your work
 
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Networking Tips from the Inc. 5000
 
This is an incredibly fun comic-like infographic on networking tips. I’m a visual learner, so the pictures really helped. Enjoy!
 
 

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Suzanne Hull
“Get It Done Girl”
Contemporary Business Solutions
Contemporary
Business Solutions

As the "Get It Done Girl", I help small businesses become more efficient by offering a variety of services on an as-needed basis:
 
  • Social Media Coaching and Community Management
  • Marketing Plan Development
  • Event Planning and Conference Management
  • General Business Support
  • Basic Website Development
  • German/Spanish Translation & German Tutoring
 
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About Stein's Way Suzanne is a Des Moines transplant who has realized the Power of being a Free Agent. Well-versed in many and varied skills, she has a passion for helping organizations and people achieve their potential. Suzanne = wife, traveler, multi-linguist, triathlete and cook.

Testimonial


My lucky day was when I met Suzanne Hull at a local coffee shop for one of her no-charge Office Hours sessions. I told her my social media failures and frustrations as well as what my vision was for how this could be a part of my marketing. Suzanne put together a step-by-step action plan on paper for my business. Since that day several months ago, going at a pace I could manage, Suzanne has coached me in how to use Twitter, Facebook, my Blog, LinkedIn and an E-newsletter to further my business. I have seen measureable, positive results in new customers finding my business and with how my business is positioned in my target market. I feel confident I can use the tools Suzanne has shown me to keep my Social Media presence positive and growing.

Patrick Van Nice
Patrick Van Nice Interiors



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