Denver: Chase Mission Main Street Grant

Sean Bryant
  • By Sean Bryant
  • Culture
  • December 19, 2013

Chase Helping Community

Chase Mission Main Street Grant is in its last month of review and soon, possibly, one of these small Denver community based businesses will be the lucky winner of a $250k grant.

Chase Mission Main Street

Small businesses inspire us every day, and Mission Main Street Grants is just one way that Chase can say ‘thank you’ for all that small businesses do in their local communities and across the country,” said Donna Vieira, head of marketing and product for Chase Business Banking. “Chase’s commitment to small business is a long term investment through products, services and Mission Main Street Grants, so small businesses can take big steps for their business and community.”

So show some love and support your Denver community by tweeting, liking, sharing and keeping it local.

To learn more about the Chase Mission Main Street Grant CLICK HERE!

 

 

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Focus: Dealing with Digital Distraction

Anne Collier
  • By Anne Collier
  • Misc
  • December 17, 2013

Distraction

Learning how to be present, attend to others, know what’s important in a given moment and stay focused on it has always been a vital part of growing up. “The ability to focus is a secret element to success that often gets ignored,” according to an article in Mind/Shift that cites the work of psychologist Daniel Goleman, an author of a book about this.

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Social Media: Keeping Kids Safe Online

Sean Bryant
  • By Sean Bryant
  • Misc
  • December 10, 2013

Parenting has changed drastically in the past decade. Instead of dinner bells ringing children home, they now have cell phones. Social media has become an obsession and a favorite past time. With the changes in technology, changes in parenting become necessary.

You can keep your child safe in the social media age with a few tips to help you stay up to speed with today’s technology and your child’s plugged-in world.

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Kid Safety

4 Hidden Integration Costs

Mike King

4-Hidden-Integration-Costs
So you have some new middleware you’d like to integrate with your software and you’re wondering what hidden costs may reveal themselves during the set up process.  Here are four questions you’ll want to consider to avoid unexpected costs.

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Infograph: What is an Internet Troll?

Sean Bryant
  • By Sean Bryant
  • Misc
  • December 4, 2013

In Internet slang, a troll is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a forum, chat room, or blog), either accidentally or with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.

~ Wikipedia

Anyone that has contributed to an online community where user generated content is freely shared has dealt with this unsuspecting, antagonistic, deliberate waste of online space. But like the digital world, they grow, expand and create new ways to engage.  No, not in a positive way, but by getting past the preventative solutions in place to protect the honorable digital citizen wanting to engage.

So what exactly is the role of an Internet Troll? Inversoft would like to share a gem from Community 102 defining the details and online actions of the typical Internet Troll.

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