social media for business

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… Related Posts Social Media […]

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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 say these types of things and want to hold you back.

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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Do small business owners have time to enjoy their time off?

As someone developing my new small business in my spare time, my radar is zoning in on the realities of running your own business. I’m lucky enough to have just returned home after a great bank holiday weekend away with my lovely family. However, on holiday I came across small business owners cutting their own […]

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When Should You Implement Trending Technology?

The newest thing isn’t always the best thing, and sometimes following the latest developments in business technology can lead you down the wrong road. Cloud computing, for example, has emerged in the last few years as a way to control costs and add a measure of flexibility and agility to keep up with changing business […]

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Do You Know the 3 Reasons That People Don’t Buy from You?

What is the number one reason your prospect’s don’t buy from you’ Does it have something to do with money? I would say the number one reason that sales people say their prospect did not buy, is something to do with money. Related Posts How to Create the Perfect Buying Environment 8 years ago In […]

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How to Guide Your Prospects to Your Solution

Have you ever met with a prospect who thought they knew everything about your product or service? But, after talking to them you discover they have been misinformed or did not know as much as they thought they knew? Related Posts 6 Important Tips for Converting Prospects Into Customers 8 years ago Once you have […]

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Committed Movement in a Purposeful Direction

We’ve all heard that extraordinary people are just ordinary people who have made extraordinary decisions. It think it’s even more simple than that. Extraordinary people are those who understand that Movement is the Master, and planning is just its humble servant with a small “s”. Related Posts We Don’t Find the Sandbars With An Anchor […]

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The Business Success Train – Get On It

If you were trying to get an old steam engine going to move the train, would you put the coal in the caboose or in the engine’s firebox? Does it make any sense at all to put the coal in the caboose instead? Does it make any sense at all to put the coal in […]

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A Business Maturity Date Really Works

Two years ago, in March of 2009, I wrote this blog chuckb.me/xF about how I started my business 3 1/2 years ago in March of 2007. Four years after we started we’ll have a Mature Business, which is what we intended to do. Related Posts Business Owners Should Always Be Normal, But Never Average 8 […]

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I’ve sold millions in big contracts and small and never once thought about “competition.” It’s NEVER a factor. I don’t think I have any. I don’t believe you do, either. If you think you do, you’re probably not thinking straight.

Your Competition, Isn’t

I’ve sold millions in big contracts and small and never once thought about “competition.” It’s NEVER a factor. I don’t think I have any. I don’t believe you do, either. If you think you do, you’re probably not thinking straight. Related Posts Why living abundantly will make you more money 8 years ago If you […]

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Bismarck had it all wrong – Retirement blows chunks

I’m working on my third book “Retirement is a Bankrupt Industrial Age Idea” and the research confirms everything I’m seeing in the world around us – the title of my book reflects reality. We’ve got to rethink the whole idea. Related Posts Is Industrial Age Thinking Crippling Your Business? 8 years ago Retirement is a […]

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Don’t surf with sharks..  Take lessons, learn how. – Who’s your business advisor?

More – Business Is Like Surfing

Don’t surf with sharks.. Take lessons, learn how. – Who’s your business advisor? Related Posts Business is like Surfing 8 years ago A long time ago I lived on the ocean and while describing the cycles of business to somebody last week it dawned on me it’s… Retirement is a Bankrupt Industrial Age Idea 8 […]

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How to Create the Perfect Buying Environment

In order to help you create the perfect buying environment you will need to put on your buyers hat for a moment or two. What elements are present in order for you to have a perfect buying experience? Related Posts How To Shorten The Sales Cycle 8 years ago A discussion was recently started at […]

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Why We’re Leaving Our Giant Bank

Wells Fargo is likely the “great bank” among the big ones, with the highest integrity and the lowest tolerance for bad banking practices among the bigs. But if my experience is typical as I believe it is, that should scare us all. Related Posts Small Business Line of Credit 8 years ago A line of […]

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A long time ago I lived on the ocean and while describing the cycles of business to somebody last week it dawned on me it’s a lot like surfing –
The first thing you have to do is jump in and start struggling against crashing breakers and strong currents.

Business is like Surfing

A long time ago I lived on the ocean and while describing the cycles of business to somebody last week it dawned on me it’s a lot like surfing – The first thing you have to do is jump in and start struggling against crashing breakers and strong currents. Related Posts Retirement is a Bankrupt […]

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Commitment is the Engine of Your Business, Not Motivation

Imagine building a boat without an engine or a sail. That’s what we call a raft. You could build a gorgeous multi-million dollar 60’ cruiser, but if there is no engine, it’s still just a raft. Related Posts Things Going Great? Keep Them Going that Way 8 years ago I ran a marathon 30 years […]

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