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How is Dating Like Selling?

Let’s put this into perspective. Back in the day when you were single you may have gone into an establishment that served alcohol. Now keep in mind I would never do something like that. Ha! You see an attractive person of the opposite gender and you decide to engage them in conversation. Perhaps you even […]

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Positive Employee Results

Being a new boss can be quite the daunting storm to conquer. All this new power when you’ve grown so accustomed to endlessly paddling opposite a forever-against-you current. So what’s a body to do? What sort of boss do you see yourself as?

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Reverse the Risk to Sell More

What makes you afraid of doing business with an unknown company or person? Do you wonder if they will be around next week? Do you think they may take your money and run? What if their product or service doesn’t fix your problem or achieve your goal? How do you feel if you make a […]

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Cloud Computing: Legal dos and don’ts

Cloud computing is the delivery of information technology services over the internet without the need for businesses to purchase or install software or run their own application and data servers. Applications are hosted in the data centers of the cloud computing provider, benefiting from massive economies of scale

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Why are your goals so hard to achieve?

This is God’s way of seeing what you’re made of. Your true character is revealed under pressure, not success. The distractions of life. Have you ever felt really busy? Does it seem like everyday is that way? Sometimes you may wonder how in the world did things ever get so busy for you. You’re not […]

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How to Grow Your Business

Let’s get real, this is an article not a book, so my goal is just to get you thinking about how you grow your business. So the expectations are on the table for what you’re getting here, I’m getting your wheels turning on growing your business. Your objections to using a system. You’re growing as […]

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Bribery Act 2010 (Act)

The Bribery Act 2010 will come into force on 1 July 2011 setting out procedures which relevant commercial organisations can put into place to prevent persons associated with them from bribing. The government has confirmed that a commercial organisation convicted of failing to prevent bribery under section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010 will not […]

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Are you allergic to hard work?

The dictionary defines hard-working as a person tending to work with energy and commitment; diligent. So what is hard work in the business world? I’m going to take aim at this from the perspective of business owners and the people who are responsible for growth within companies. In case you’re not sure of who is […]

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Business Credibility Is Different From Social Trust & Friendship

In my last post, I pointed out how professional networks online are not based on friendship and trust, but rather on the sharing of deep knowledge between participants, whether individuals or institutions. Respect and influence are good words to use to describe the outcomes of sharing knowledge within a professional social network. So is credibility.

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Strong Branding Stands the Test of Time

A strong brand should never become obsolete. Branding and marketing alike require a thought out process that allows for accountability and excellence to drive the brand forward. Before discussing the power of a well-developed brand, it is important to define what is not a brand. An established brand is not a fad or a trend, […]

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How to get strategic with your sales objections

“I don’t think your software will actually help me increase my productivity.” What do you do now hotshot? You’ve just been given an objection that has stopped your sale in it’s tracks. Maybe you will just give up, pick up your toys, and go home? How many times does this happen each day when someone […]

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Leadership – Influencing Through Relationship

Leadership is influencing and motivating others to work towards an established goal that furthers their organization and/or movement. Where there is any strong leader, there is a group of followers willing to be led. As such, it is the leader ‘s responsibility to establish goals to measure the progress of their leadership, in turn allowing […]

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The Inefficiency of Stress

The issue of stress in the workplace is becoming a growing concern amongst managers and organizations everywhere. Workloads are on the rise, and in order to accommodate, so are the hours being put in by employees. Organizational structure prevents managers from addressing stress in high levels outside of the realm of the organization.

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Is social media about to make your website redundant?

I was reading a forum on LinkedIn recently that asked if Social Media was likely to reduce the importance of the website as a business tool. An interesting question; social media should already be an essential part of any marketing plan but could it actually usurp the trusty website? Read on…

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How to Deal with Your Naysayers

Well, you know that stuff doesn’t work in the real world.? That’s the problem when you start working on improving yourself in any way, you always have naysayers. The naysayers are the people who don’t believe they can do anything to improve their skills in their business. I will share with you why the naysayers […]

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