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July 22, 2017 - Picture if the tourism industry shut down — locked hotels, empty restaurants, buskers searching for audiences. Well, the baby boomers, people in their mid-50s to early 70s, are heading towards retirement
. Their companies employ about 27,000 people, which is about 15 percent of Buncombe County's workforce. What will happen to the businesses?
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July 19, 2017 - Young Americans are constantly told by the media — and, sometimes, even their parents — that they think everyone in the world owes them a favor. Millennials say people should be able to pay for their own housing, cars, and be responsible for their own cell phone plan between 18-22 years of age. Yet Baby Boomers have wildly different views
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July 16, 2017 - Networking events are a great way
to engage with the community for some, a necessary evil for others, especially introverts. Whether an event advertises itself as a networking event or not, going to a place where there is a group of people and a semblance of organisation creates a networking opportunity. How do you deal if you're shy?
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July 13, 2017 - One of, if not the most important, premises of marketing automation is email engagement. For modern marketers
, there is serious pressure for emails to perform. They must drive engagement, conversions, and in the end, revenue. Don't overlook the fundamentals of email performance!