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How Facebook and Google Track You and How to Easily Control your Privacy

What data is collected and how Why the your data is collected How to control your own data or stop data tracking Disadvantages/Advantages of data collection and Privacy
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How to Properly Sell a Business

Understanding when it is time to move away from your business takes a lot of honesty. You have to be true to the needs of your business. Perhaps you are looking at closing due to retirement, a life change or ...
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team building

Team Building – We All Go Uptown Together

Quality organizations have a pulse and excitement that is electric. It is indescribable but one that you can sense immediately. It does not just happen: It is intentional, it is well orchestrated and it starts with the ability of the ...
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multi generational communication

Multi generational Communication in the Workplace

By 2020, there will be five generations in the workforce. Each generation has their own unique communication style. In fact, multi generational communication skills are one of the greatest differences among employees from different generations. Research shows that communication is ...
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Business & Industrial Appreciation Day 2018

Hilltop Lumber has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Business & Industrial Appreciation Day award by the Boards of Directors of the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission and Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. The Business & Industrial ...
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small business recruiting

Social Media Recruiting

Understanding the most effective ways for recruiting talent can be daunting. During this seminar, learn the tools to make LinkedIn work for you. We will discuss messaging and how to attract and retain talent. How to utilize keywords and search ...
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Experiencing the Alexandria Area Culture

Meet Andres Rodriguez I’m originally from Bogota Columbia. After attending high school and undergrad there, I applied for, and was ...
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Frequently Asked Questions

How are you living in the Alexandria Area?

We are so thankful we live in a place like Alexandria, where the community is growing and thriving.  It’s the perfect place to become an entrepreneur and it has been the perfect fit for our family. We LOVE so many things about Alexandria...we feel so lucky to live in a beautiful place where it feels like you’re on vacation every day.
- The Auran Family
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I’m originally from Bogota Columbia. Bogota has roughly 10 million people in the City, so I was looking for a community that I could be part of that would allow me to fully immerse myself in. I wanted to know what it was like to be Minnesotan. This area is so rich in culture – I mean, seriously, who says uff dah and eats lutefisk? I wanted a larger “small” community, and Alexandria was that fit.
-Andres Rodriguez
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