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Emojis at Work: 👍🏼 or 👎🏼?

By Courtney Stallings on September 19, 2017

First, there’s a debate about whether the plural for the word “emoji” is “emoji” or “emojis” … This author prefers “emojis,” so that’s what this blog will use.

Moving on.

Emojis are visual representations of emotions, objects, or symbols. They used to be called emoticons (emotional icons) and were often created with punctuation marks and viewed sideways. :)

Now they’re called emojis and are pictures. 😊

They’ve long been used casually in instant messaging, social media, and texting, but now it seems that emojis are making their way into the workplace, sparking a debate as to their appropriateness in business.

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6 Requirements to Drive Your Business to the Next Level of Success

By Laura Lorenz on June 8, 2016

I love to learn, and I had a great opportunity to do so at the HubSpot Partner Day. I take a day and a half from working IN our business to working ON our business. This event is always great, and I learn so much.

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If Your Language Doesn't Evolve, You'll Go Extinct

By Courtney Stallings on July 23, 2015

Sometimes I ask my boyfriend if he remembered to set the DVR to tape our favorite shows. 

Weird Al Yankovic sang about phone books and yanking phone cords out of the wall (video here).

Jim Croce told the operator to keep the dime (video here), and the Turtles sang about calling someone up and investing a dime (video here).

Someone asked me if I left a message on their answering machine.

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