Monday Roundup: Moving Forward

August 26th, 2013 | Shonali Burke | 5 Comments

Keep Moving ForwardGood morning! I’m in New York today, working on a really cool event with a really cool Japanese client. Life is good, right?

Image: Steve Worsethandetroit via Flickr, CC 2.0

In business, the name of the game is winning and moving forward. That’s what we’re all trying to do, right? That’s what this week’s roundup focuses on. Enjoy!

1. Three Little Secrets to Find PR Expansion & Opportunity

Why: Deirdre Breakenridge shares three secrets that she’s personally used to keep her PR career moving forward.

2. The Business Pivot – The New Standard Operating Procedure

Why: A great read from Sam Fiorella as to why it’s important for businesses to allow for flexibility in their strategic planning.

3. Why Weight Watchers Can’t Ignore the Call to Go “Free”

Why: In this post for Harvard Biz ReviewDavid J. Bryce uses the examples of Weight Watchers, SiriusXM, and Encyclopedia Britannica to illustrate why sacrificing some revenue by offering a free product to compete with services such as FitBit, Pandora, and Wikipedia can contribute to companies moving forward rather than behind.

4. How to Apologize Like a Boss

Why: In this guest post for WUL, Kelly Gregorio offers some great tips on delivering a flawless apology that will resolve conflicts and keep things moving forward.

5. Decisions and The Honest Economy

Why: Davina Brewer from 3Hats Communications explores why transparency and honesty are important elements that keep your business moving forward, even in a difficult economy.

6. The 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Bloggers

Why: Sté Kerwer of Dukeo outlines some common mistakes that bloggers make that can keep them from growing.

7.  The New Rules Of Content Marketing

Why: In order to keep moving forward, we must understand the new strategies available to reach potential customers. Michael Brenner analyzes a recent white paper by Brendan Dell on content marketing.

Now it’s your turn! How do you keep your business moving forward? Please share in the comments below.

Shonali Burke
Head honcho of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke is President & CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Based in the Washington, D.C., area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. She also loves ABBA, bacon, cooking, dogs, and Elvis. Wouldn't you like to be in her kitchen?
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The real hat tip goes to Marcus Sheridan and his Honest Economy TED Talk. Will check out these other posts, thanks for including me.