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29 11, 2018

The #1 Reason You Should Hire & It’s Not Talent

By |November 29th, 2018|blog, Business|Comments Off on The #1 Reason You Should Hire & It’s Not Talent

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Many managers look at hiring through an imperfect lens for the 21st Century. They dutifully review resumes and talk about previous experiences, and then they make decisions based on that information.

As a general rule, do not hire for talent, knowledge or skill.

The number […]

8 11, 2018

How to Prepare Yourself for the Next Recession

By |November 8th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on How to Prepare Yourself for the Next Recession

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If you’ve been keeping up with the business news lately, then you are aware that there’s been a lot of discussion about the next recession. Few who experienced the 2008 downturn were left untouched in some way, even if they held onto […]

1 11, 2018

How to Leverage #GivingTuesday for Your Company Brand

By |November 1st, 2018|blog, Business|Comments Off on How to Leverage #GivingTuesday for Your Company Brand

By now you may have heard about Giving Tuesday, which is on Tuesday, November 27th, and perhaps you’ve wondered how to get your business involved. It makes good sense to associate your brand to the most prominent social good day of the year because it provides […]

25 10, 2018

How to Close Your First Deal in Business

By |October 25th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on How to Close Your First Deal in Business

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Recently a colleague of mine reached out to me to see what he should be doing now that he was in the process of negotiating his first deal. It would be a sweet deal for the company in the six-figure range, so there […]

18 10, 2018

The Second Act Comes as an Encore Entrepreneur

By |October 18th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on The Second Act Comes as an Encore Entrepreneur

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A lot of ink is spent taking time to understand how to bend to the interests, ways of communications and, yes, whims of the bright shiny new generation. We all do it because it’s an essential part of business. Millennials, increasingly, represent a […]

4 10, 2018

Amazon Isn’t Killing Your Business, You Are

By |October 4th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on Amazon Isn’t Killing Your Business, You Are

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A few days ago, I went to the store to pick up a few items after work, which was the peak time in retail. When I went to pay, I looked at two registers with cashiers and very long lines. I then chose […]

27 09, 2018

YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

By |September 27th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

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If you’re a business leader, you likely have your share of critics. I know I have my own fan club. I’ve told this story in other mediums, but I think it bears repeating because sometimes the world can be a very tough place […]

20 09, 2018

Have You Seen a Purple McDonald’s Logo?

By |September 20th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Have You Seen a Purple McDonald’s Logo?

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Do you ever think of selling your company one day?

Even if you don’t believe you would ever sell your business, brand consistency, promise, experience and image are vital to the success of your company. I’ve heard it many times from small business owners […]

6 09, 2018

5 Simple Steps to Make a Career Change

By |September 6th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on 5 Simple Steps to Make a Career Change

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With a new school year, many people turn to also look for a new career or work opportunity. Is this the year that you finally decide to break with a dead-end job that’s taking you nowhere or a boss who causes your blood […]

30 08, 2018

5 Essential Questions to Ask About Your Business Competitors

By |August 30th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on 5 Essential Questions to Ask About Your Business Competitors

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Are you thinking of starting a new business or have you done it yet and wondered the crucial questions to ask about competition? America is a nation of entrepreneurs, and small businesses are the leading providers or work opportunities for people. We need […]