You Are Your Own Study

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How do you respond to external pressure? Do you like deadlines? Do you trust yourself enough to quit your job and become your own boss? Are you able to exercise consistently without an exercise buddy to keep you on track? How about your ability to save money? In my view, a big part of our life’s journey…

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2018 Customer Service… Yeah Right!

Is your customer service department delighting your customers? I hope so and I hope you’re not forging ahead with bot technology until it’s perfected by “other companies” that have lost their loyal customer bases trying to utilize and perfect their platforms. Good communication is a tricky and nuanced thing even for professional communicators. Frontline customer service…

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The Importance of Sales Attitude and How to Build Your Business

What’s a sales attitude? Why should you learn how to get it, use it, develop it and polish it off when necessary? There are not too many businesses that can get off the ground, stay off the ground and thrive in any market without the use of proper sales channels. If you’re running your own business and…

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7 Generations Outlook

When you are making your decisions for your family and your business do you have the vision, wisdom, fortitude, and insight to both look back 7 generations and forward seven? If not then maybe you should take a page out of our worlds indigenous ancestor’s playbook. Ancient Iroquois philosophy reasoned that the decisions you make today should be…

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Success and Failure

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Success and failure go hand in hand, they are two opposite sides of the same coin. Winston Churchill stated: “Success is not final and failure is not fatal; It is the courage to continue that counts” How often do we put undue pressure on ourselves to “be the best” when we should simply be “doing our best.” There…

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Why do we Whine?

Do you ever catch yourself complaining to anyone that will lend you an ear? Normally, your friends and family take the brunt of this mostly unconscious habit, however, if your work colleagues are also your friends then they might be experiencing a double dose of your vitriolic wrath. We all enjoy a nice winge every once…

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#1 Productivity Hack

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One of the most difficult challenges for entrepreneurs is overcoming the boredom that comes with building a business. Once all the systems are in place for hyper-growth and the business is in burst mode then many of the daily tasks need to be streamlined, improved, tweaked and managed. Often, this is not what a disruptive entrepreneur signed up…

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Power Through

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So many things in life and business require a POWER THROUGH! approach. We learned this as young toddlers when we wanted to move around like the giant people that surrounded us. We stopped crawling and learned to stand up, held onto some nearby furniture and scooted along. Before we knew it we began to trust…

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10 Business Development Tips

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If you own your own company, it doesn’t really matter what your title says on your business card or Linked in profile, your main activities will be closely tied to Business Development which is another way of saying sales. Basically, you are your own rainmaker. And nobody will ever care as much as you do about…

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Feelings Rule

In the world of getting things done, Feelings Rule! Feelings are what drives us to do a task or put off a task. Feelings encourage us to bite off more than we can chew or sit tight and wait for the storm to pass. Feelings dominate our decisions to: work with someone listen to what…

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