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Texting and driving makes you 23 times more likely to be in an accident.

For the past year AT&T and the It Can Wait Advocate community have focused their efforts on preventing the 100,000 texting-related accidents that occur every year, resulting in injuries or deaths. Their work has inspired over 5 million pledges to never text and drive, more than half a million It Can Wait tweets and over a million downloads of the AT&T DriveMode app since the campaign began.
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The following is an excerpt from our spring issue of Memphis Crossroads MagazineThese Women Mean Business. Click here to view the whole article.

If you want to get to the top, start at the bottom with a can-do, hardworking attitude and take advantage of the opportunities and resources offered along the way. That’s the path seven women took who ended up in important leadership roles at Memphis companies. One of the women waited tables at the restaurant her father began and is now president of the chain. Another began her career as an intern at a medical device manufacturer and today is a senior vice president. And a lady who always loved creating beauty left banking, saved her money and opened her own salon.
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The following is an excerpt from our spring issue of Memphis Crossroads MagazineThese Women Mean Business. Click here to view the whole article.

If you want to get to the top, start at the bottom with a can-do, hardworking attitude and take advantage of the opportunities and resources offered along the way. That’s the path seven women took who ended up in important leadership roles at Memphis companies. One of the women waited tables at the restaurant her father began and is now president of the chain. Another began her career as an intern at a medical device manufacturer and today is a senior vice president. And a lady who always loved creating beauty left banking, saved her money and opened her own salon.
Involving and engaging your employees is much less expensive than replacing your best people. »
Would you ever agree to a game of darts blindfolded?  Of course not!  Why would you ever attempt to address employee or operational issues without the benefit of employee input?
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Every business could use some help in shouldering the load once in a while, right? 

The Greater Memphis Chamber knows something about rolling up its sleeves and pitching in. And Cooper Freight was glad to have the help.
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The following is an excerpt from our spring issue of Memphis Crossroads MagazineThese Women Mean Business. Click here to view the whole article.

If you want to get to the top, start at the bottom with a can-do, hardworking attitude and take advantage of the opportunities and resources offered along the way. That’s the path seven women took who ended up in important leadership roles at Memphis companies. One of the women waited tables at the restaurant her father began and is now president of the chain. Another began her career as an intern at a medical device manufacturer and today is a senior vice president. And a lady who always loved creating beauty left banking, saved her money and opened her own salon.
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The following is an excerpt from our spring issue of Memphis Crossroads MagazineThese Women Mean Business. Click here to view the whole article.

If you want to get to the top, start at the bottom with a can-do, hardworking attitude and take advantage of the opportunities and resources offered along the way. That’s the path seven women took who ended up in important leadership roles at Memphis companies. One of the women waited tables at the restaurant her father began and is now president of the chain. Another began her career as an intern at a medical device manufacturer and today is a senior vice president. And a lady who always loved creating beauty left banking, saved her money and opened her own salon.
YOUR CHAMBER AT WORK »
One of my dear friends started a new job last month and left the world of scrubs - full of certainty and comfortable shoes - for a position that requires business casual attire. After about a week in, she came to me thoroughly confused on the definition of business casual.
 
“When and How” Communication Guidelines »
Communication effectiveness is critical for all organizations.  Information must flow from the top of the organization down to the bottom and from the front lines into the back offices without a bottleneck.  Employees need to know operational details to perform their daily tasks, yet they also need to understand the organization’s mission and strategic vision. Unfortunately, communication effectiveness is typically the lowest scoring category we uncover when facilitating employee attitude research with our client companies.  Are you surprised?
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The 2014 Start Co. Demo Day provided the grand finale of the organization’s 14-week startup training and mentorship program. Fifteen new startups took the stage to present their creative ideas with the hopes of securing funding and a future for their venture.

The founders represent a variety of industries and backgrounds, and their revolutionary ideas could help solve some of your everyday problems: from deciding what shirt to wear in the morning to finding your lost dog to scheduling the best time for a game of Super Mario Kart with your friends.

But when it comes to helping out the everyday business, three startups stood out. And here are three products and services your company can look forward to or even take advantage of now:
 

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