Effective Business Planning

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As a business growth and promotions company, strategizing and business planning is a core component to who we are at Propel Businessworks. It’s something we do day in and day out; creating plans has become very second nature to us. We are convinced that determining goals and action steps is the best way to set…

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Independence and the Entrepreneur

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America. Whatever else might be right or wrong with it, one of the greatest things our country has to offer is the chance for us to make our dreams a reality. There is something powerful to be said of our freedom to choose what we want to do, and have the resources readily available to…

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Insight From A 3-Year Business Owner

3 years

This last week I celebrated 3 years in business. Now I don’t know about you, but that doesn’t sound like a long time for a business to be in existence. But let me tell you… I have never grown so much in three years as I have, both personally and professionally, in these past 36…

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A New Year, A New You

New Year, New You

FACT: More than 70% of Americans do not set or write down goals.FACT: Out of the 30% that actually write goals, 25% of the goals are broken within the first week of setting them. Now, before you allow pressure, guilt or despair to defeat any resolve, consider this new year your chance to press your…

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Portland, Oregon – Why We Live Here

Note from Propel’s Chief Editor: I have had the undeniable pleasure of being born and raised in Portland, Oregon!  As a loyal, webbed-foot participant of the Pacific Northwest, I am proud of and steeped in my city and it’s surrounding metro area.  We have so many reasons to marvel in the beauty that surrounds us…

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The Power of Gratitude

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This is the time of year to count your blessings and express gratefulness to those who have made a difference.  Here at Propel we owe so much to you, not only as a client, but because you have enriched our lives. Note from the Editor – Last month, I took a few days to stop…

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Take it to the [Planning] Limit, One More Time

Holiday walnuts

‘Tis the season to be jolly! The holidays are headed our way, and while they hold a certain amount of excitement and anticipation for most of us, there can also be an amount of dread for what can sometimes feel like the impending train wreck of scheduling conflicts, multiplying events to attend, and the inevitable…

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Falling Forward

team

Summer is coming to a close and it’s the time to refocus and re-strategize our game plan to finish the year strong. One way to strengthen your advantage is by strategically involving yourself and your business in the right networking groups. Success in business really can come down to who you know as much as…

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Today’s Media & Your Business

media

“Media” has become a word we may never fully wrap our minds around, most likely because it is ever-changing. The history of communication relates a relatively quick evolution… and it’s hasn’t slowed down a bit. White paper and newspaper circulation gave businesses their first opportunity to reach the masses long ago, but the world quickly…

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Qualifying for Help

Help

Starting your own business is a lot like packing a snowball and rolling it down a hill: for a while it seems like nothing’s happening, but then before you know it, your snowball has gained speed and momentum and has grown into something much larger than what you started with. Unless you have a team…

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