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Create Your Own Business Video Slides

May 20, 2015-

We had a great time at tonight's workshop Create Your Own Business Video. Access the slides complete with helpful links and resources here.

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How to manage for collective creativity

May 20, 2015-

What do the terms creative abrasion, creative agility, and creative resolution have in common? They are all terms that define companies who allow for innovation, creativity, and collaboration. Listen to this great TED talk by Linda Hill about how your team can incorporate these themes into your culture.

 

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June 2015 Workforce and Economic Development Workshops

May 19, 2015-

Harper College's Workforce and Economic Development Center will be hosting free career workshops at the Arlington Heights WorkNet Center throughout June. Registration is required. View workshops here.

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Keys to Building Trusted Relationships Slideshow

May 11, 2015-

Creating credibility and trust makes customers see you as a valuable resource. Bob Lambert, founding partner of the Samurai Business Group LLC, explains the six keys to building these trusted relationships, including thirteen key behaviors of successful businesspeople. See slideshow presentation.

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Gale Courses start May 13

May 9, 2015-

Sign up for the next round of online courses, starting May 13th. Barrington Area Library cardholders can enroll in courses ranging from beginning drawing to accounting & finance. Courses are offered once a month, span 6 weeks, and are led by an expert instructor who will be responsive to each student's learning needs. There are classes related to business, entrepreneurship, leadership, management, technology, and so much more. Browse the catalog and register.

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The Keys to Building Trusted Relationships

May 7, 2015-

On Monday, May 11th at 7:00 PM, join us for The Keys to Building Trusted Relationships. Creating credibility and trust makes customers see you as a valuable resource. Bob Lambert, founding partner of the Samurai Business Group LLC, explains the six keys to building these trusted relationships, including thirteen key behaviors of successful businesspeople. Co–sponsored with SCORE Chicago. Register.

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Business: It's Better in Barrington- Hoffman Estates Animal Hospital

May 6, 2015-

Meet the latest addition to the Business: It's Better in Barrington video series! We met with Hoffman Estates Animal Hospital to share their story about the services that they provide to animals of all ages. The Hoffman Estates Animal Hospital provides care to Barrington area animals for over 28 years, including care for felines. Learn more at http://www.hoffmanestatesanimalhospital.com/

 

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Social Media Business Blitz Slideshow

April 29, 2015-

We get it – time is tight when you own a business! Come to this quick and informative class on the top social media skills you need to get your business noticed online. We'll cover Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more. Click to access presentation.

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Social Media Business Blitz

April 28, 2015-

We get it – time is tight when you own a business! Tomorrow, April 29th at 7:00 PM, come to this quick and informative class on the top social media skills you need to get your business noticed online. We'll cover Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more. Demonstration. Conference Room. Register here.

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Shop, Sip, and Socialize with Women's BizNet

April 27, 2015-

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce's Women's BizNet is hosting Shop, Sip, and Socialize this Thursday, April 30th at Ice House Mall. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship, which provides funds to high school students who are pursuing higher education. Register here.

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