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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 […]

16 08, 2018

How To Close Your Business

By |August 16th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on How To Close Your Business

We often talk about in business starting or creating a company, but there’s another side to that coin. It’s not something entrepreneurs often think about, but many times there comes the point where you want to close your business. Perhaps you had a revenue amount that you […]

14 08, 2018

How To Recruit Young Talent to Your Nonprofit

By |August 14th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on How To Recruit Young Talent to Your Nonprofit

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One of the best things you can do for your nonprofit is to recruit a diverse group of people, including race, ethnicity, and age. When you hire people from all backgrounds, you will inevitably get different, innovative and creative ideas.

Millennials were born in […]

2 08, 2018

Don’t Forget Your Small Clients When You Catch the Whale

By |August 2nd, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on Don’t Forget Your Small Clients When You Catch the Whale

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Every so often in my businesses, we get a significant client who’s revenue stream is equal to or more than the combined total of many small ones. Sometimes, my team has been tempted to cater to the needs of our larger clients, but […]

28 06, 2018

How to See Customer Objections as an Opportunity

By |June 28th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on How to See Customer Objections as an Opportunity

It happens.

You’re not going to make 100 percent of the people happy 100 percent of the time.

In my business, when we’re faced with a challenging customer, we call it an “opportunity.” That’s literal by the way.

I’ve been in business for decades and in sales since I was […]

21 06, 2018

Why Jeff Bezos Does Not Allow PowerPoint at Amazon

By |June 21st, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Why Jeff Bezos Does Not Allow PowerPoint at Amazon

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If you’re ever going to make a presentation to Jeff Bezos at Amazon, here’s a tip––don’t make a PowerPoint presentation.

As noted in an article in Observer about Bezos’ approach, “In one episode of The Office, Dwight says of Ryan’s flashy PowerPoint slides, “PowerPoints are the […]

14 06, 2018

Tips to Leading a Business in Crisis

By |June 14th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on Tips to Leading a Business in Crisis

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As much as you hope crisis doesn’t happen to your business, it’s something that can happen, and you should be prepared. You never know how or why something occurs and simply having a crisis management plan that you can immediately set into motion […]

3 05, 2018

7 Vital Ways to Master the Art of Delegating

By |May 3rd, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on 7 Vital Ways to Master the Art of Delegating

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Somewhere along the way in my career, I picked up a good nugget of advice, and it was to focus as a leader on those tasks which were unique to me and delegate the rest. One of the toughest things about being a […]

26 04, 2018

How to Use Webinars to Drive Sales

By |April 26th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on How to Use Webinars to Drive Sales

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In the digital age, a great tool you can do to help drive sales is to use webinars. Almost any product or service can benefit from providing value-add to prospective customers. I’ve personally attended webinars, and some have been, candidly, awful because the […]

17 04, 2018

How to Market Your Nonprofit on a Shoestring Budget

By |April 17th, 2018|blog, Marketing, personal|Comments Off on How to Market Your Nonprofit on a Shoestring Budget

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If you work or are associated with the nonprofit sector, then you know the vast majority of organizations in the U.S. are small. They operate with limited resources and a small financial margin. A challenge for many of these groups is marketing.

We all […]