Setting Goals is SMART Business

One of the most common denominators in all the personal growth communities and books is the importance of setting goals. You have to know where you want to go, so that the path can be revealed.  The more complex your desires, the greater the power of long-term goals,...

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7 Tips for a Flawless Sales Pitch

The sales pitch of the past isn’t effective in today’s marketplace.  Today, a sales pitch is a two-way conversation. You ask good questions and listen to the buyer.  The buyer has the opportunity to ask questions, and in the process they’re able to develop a much more...

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Do you inspire your team?

Do You Inspire Your Team? My experience shows me that a very small percentage of company presidents, managers and supervisors truly inspire their staff. They might build solid teams, set clear expectations and reach most of their goals, but they fail to inspire their...

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What’s Your Why?

What’s Your Why? What's Your Why?  When I hit the three-year mark in my own business, I did what many business owners and entrepreneurs do, I hit a wall.  No matter what I did, I couldn’t seem to find my way around it, over it, or through it.  It wasn’t my sales or...

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How to Manage Holiday Stress

How to Manage Holiday Stress Using Relaxation Techniques This time of the year, most of us experience a high level of holiday stress.  Trying to finish everything you told yourself you’d get done this year in your business, combined with the stress of shopping and...

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How To Create An Accountable Team, Part 2

I got such positive response to my last post on creating an accountable team that I decided to turn it into a series, so, welcome to part 2! So why put into action an accountability strategy in your business?  What are the keys to putting it in place, what are the...

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Is Your Team Accountable?

When things don’t go as planned in your business; schedules missed, customer’s expectations not met, quality of work not up to standards; what do you hear?  Blame, excuses, denial?  Or ownership of the issue, accountability for the results and responsibility for...

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