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The Bathroom Boardroom

This is a true story. Names have been changed to protect the innocent. Really, I’m not kidding. This is true. I once worked for a CEO who would, from time to time, hold executive briefings, in the company bathroom, while he was, let’s say, taking care of business. While in a stall he would ask…

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Plan B

The prophecy of the ages was when Napoleon Hill proclaimed so many years ago, “The primary reason for failure is that people do not develop new plans to replace those plans that didn’t work.”  First of all, let’s be clear. I have found that business owners who are struggling to survive share one thing in…

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Leadership Tested

So, you think you’re a leader, do you? Maybe for the first time in your life, you are now going to be tested. The concepts of leadership have dramatically shifted. People with leadership responsibilities who have consistently flown under the radar shirking the real leadership role will now be exposed. Now, more than any other…

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It’s Time To Hire A Business Coach

Now more than any other time in history, you should hire a business coach. If you’re a business owner, an entrepreneur, or an executive, you need a qualified, certified business coach now. Here are six reasons that this is a great idea. You’ll have someone to talk to about business and life. The one thing…

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I’m Tired Of Hearing About It

Ok, enough already. I know that we’re going through challenging times. I know that we must live life differently for a while, maybe forever. I get it. But I don’t need to be bombarded with the details constantly. After a while, I genuinely believe all the talk about this threat to our health can make…

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Crisis Management: Empowering Your HR

One of the most significant risks that a business can take today is not adequately communicating with their staff. If any of the predictions are valid, the COVID-19 virus will be with us for the long term, so we’re going to need to clearly understand how to protect our staffs’ perception of the issue. To…

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Take The Plunge

At my house, I have three bathrooms. And in each bathroom is a plunger. I know by now that you’re asking yourself,” why does he have a toilet plunger in every bathroom?” Here’s why, because the sewer lines are clogged all the time. I can’t trust them. We can’t have anyone over for dinner because…

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Straight Talk on Selling

If you make your living from selling and if you want to be in the top 1% then I want you to pull up a chair, lay down your phone, remove your Bluetooth headset, look into my virtual eyes and listen. Listen closely. To be a dynamic, respected and wealthy salesperson, you must possess a…

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Tame the Tongue

If you are selling anything I have just one piece of advice for you that will make you more money than you could ever imagine. Tame the tongue. Shut up, please. Just shut up! Stop the yapping and just listen. If you’re in any level of sales, you must learn to Tame the Tongue. Just…

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Success Made Simple

I’m convinced that in the universe, all totaled, there are about a billion books on how to be successful. Some are valid; some are not. There is no doubt however, that everyone has an opinion on what it takes to be successful, and their opinion usually is connected to a new “breakthrough” now available in…

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