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State Farm Supports The Entrepreneurial Development Training Program with a grant for $10,000.

Posted on 2/28/2013 by Ray Lamboy

Just before starting his class on financial literacy, Dan Miller an agent with State Farm Insurance and proud instructor for EDTP, presented Raymond L. Lamboy, CEO of LAEDA, with a check in the amount of $10,000. The grant provided through State Farm Insurance will go towards supporting LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP).

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LinkedIn Improves Search Features for Job Seekers, Employers

Posted on 2/27/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Marketing Your Business

For business owners who use LinkedIn as a tool for recruiting employees, some good news: the professional networking site has improved its LinkedIn Jobs service, making it easier for job searchers to find specific positions in specific areas -- ideally yours. In addition to a redesign, it has added new features, including a greater number of search options when looking for open positions. Job seekers can now search for jobs by country, zip code, industry and function.

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Small Businesses Still Struggle, and That’s Impeding a Recovery

Posted on 2/21/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Small Business & The Economy

In the recovery so far, small businesses have largely been left behind. Initially, loans were hard to come by and consumers weren’t shopping. Now, small-business owners say, Washington is throwing up additional roadblocks...

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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

Posted on 2/21/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Managing Your Business

Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under immense pressure. The process of making these decisions comes from an accumulation of experiences and encounters with a multitude of difference circumstances, personality types and unforeseen failures. More so, the decision making process is an acute understanding of being familiar with the cause and effect of behavioral and circumstantial patterns; knowing the intelligence and interconnection points of the variables involved in these patterns allows a leader to confidently make decisions and project the probability of their desired outcomes.

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Twitter Now Reducing Some Tweets To 117 Characters

Posted on 2/20/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Marketing Your Business

If you’re tweeting out a URL, your tweets just got a bit shorter. Starting Wednesday, any tweet sent with a URL will be reduced to 118 characters, or 117 for https links.

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6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People

Posted on 2/14/2013 by Ray Lamboy

They're charming. They're genuine. And they can make an entire room full of people smile.

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2013 Philadelphia Diversity Career Fair

Posted on 2/13/2013 by Ray Lamboy

Please join AL DIA News at the Pennsylvania Convention Center for a one-of-a-kind event! AL DIA New’s goal is to ensure that the most prominent Philadelphia area companies are visible to the multicultural professional workforce in the region. The culture of Philadelphia is outstanding, and AL DIA News wants to make sure the corporate stars shine.

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Fourth Quarter South Jersey Business Survey released

Posted on 2/8/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Small Business & The Economy

Business activity in South Jersey increased modestly in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to the firms participating in the South Jersey Business Survey. On average, the participants were more optimistic than in the third...

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How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

Posted on 2/7/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Personal Development

As an entrepreneur, conquering challenge and failure is essential to the success of your business. You can learn to cultivate that resilience by training your brain to stay positive when times are tough.

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