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    Rachel Cogar Yeakley

    Rachel Cogar Yeakley
    Rachel Cogar Yeakley is a socially conscious writer, speaker, and coach. She writes about companies that are good to our planet, good to their people, and support local and global causes. Rachel believes in being a global citizen and a steward of our earth … and helping our brothers and sisters in our own communities and around the globe. She has an extensive background in marketing and business consulting, and has dedicated her energy to making a difference in our world through education about social consciousness. She graduated from Winthrop University, and has been building, growing and selling businesses for 15+ years. She currently consults CEOs around the world and is a keynote speaker at events such as HubSpot’s INBOUND, Counselors of Real Estate Summit, Junior League of Charlotte, Charlotte Business Leaders, and Winthrop University’s School of Business.
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    Taking vacation and time off work is so important, and when you master this, it's gonna change the way you work. It's gonna change the way you build your schedule and structure your business around free time.

    You see, vacation time and time off work isn't just a luxury, right? It's not just for...

    Starting, running, growing, and selling a business is a wild adventure. It’s not for the weak. It’s not for those who give up easily. It’s not for those who are afraid to get their hands dirty or their heart broken. It’s not for those who want easy.

    It’s for those who want to live life with a...

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    It starts within.

    Innovation. It’s one of the most important tools any business can own, yet it’s one of the most difficult to obtain. It isn’t a program you can purchase or a plan you can put into motion. No, it’s a gift that comes from talented individuals, who hold a...

    We have a mantra that we apply to all our client and prospect communications:

    Always bring positive energy to the table.

    No matter what.

    This doesn’t just mean to have a positive attitude. Internally, we talk about what it means to bring good energy. It means we take time and get focused prior...

    Companies with high expectations for business growth, innovation and revenue performance face obstacles they must overcome in order to see accelerated success.  Whether it’s customer satisfaction, product innovation, quality or building strong leadership within, the leadership teams need to be...

    Time and time again, research has proven that the single most effective step you can take to improve company culture is to invest in your managers—those who are skilled, trained and committed to growing your business. If the managers you employ don’t fit this description, you could very well be...