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BUSINESS + LIFE = NEGOTIATION: Part 4 – The 8 Rules of Negotiation

I would have never imagined that a simple innocuous advertisement in an in-flight magazine on an early morning flight would have created the explosion of thought and words that it has. But it seems that my new creative muse that has been with me for the last couple of weeks has alas taken us to…

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BUSINESS + LIFE = NEGOTIATION: Part 3 – The Laws of Negotiation

  I have realized, at this point, the true message from the “lady with the cigar” and the simple statement she has come to represent…“In business you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate!”  Basically it’s that we must negotiate all phases of business in order to simply run with the pack…

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BUSINESS + LIFE = NEGOTIATION: Part 2

  And the saga continues. If you’re not up to speed please refer to my previous blog. The gist of the matter is that while on an early morning business flight I had an epiphany. It wasn’t just an old run of the mill epiphany, oh no, it was an Old Testament; waters parting; head…

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BUSINESS + LIFE = NEGOTIATION: Part 1

It was 7:00 am I’m on the first leg of a business coaching trip, on a plane  going somewhere, in my usual early morning  on a plane, going somewhere fog. Too early (for me anyway) to get into my travel/work mode and I need coffee!  Lots of coffee! My uninspired goal is to write a…

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Building a personal and business SUCCESS TEAM!

  In sports or big business, every success story is always a success story for a team! The accolades may go to an individual, who persevered mightily; who fought against the odds; who toiled beyond belief….but seldom did they not have a winning team behind them. They always have an “A” team of technicians; advisors;…

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BRUSH UP ON INTERVIEWING SKILLS

When was the last time you interviewed for a job? More appropriately, when was the last time you had to interview for a job? For many of you, it’s probably been ten or fifteen years or more. Unfortunately many business people have had to think about looking for a job, and one thing is absolutely…

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The death of job security

  Coach Dan asks employers and employees to always be on their toes, ready to adapt to change and be street smart in an ever-changing business environment. What is the greatest fear among American workers? The fear of keeping steady jobs the rest of their lives. And, this fear is eroding personal lives, impacting our…

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Introversion

  Charm your way to the top and stop being an introvert! If you are the one who spends most of your time hiding in the restroom during a valuable networking event, Coach Dan has some tips to take you out of your shell. Are you the person who likes to stay away from parties?…

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Managing time in a virtual office

  Coach Dan teaches you to manage work in a virtual office. He gives tips on productivity, how to work with others in a virtual environment and teaches you when to call it a day when your work is done.  Learn to discipline yourself to work from a virtual office following these tips: Use technology…

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Ben Franklin, Our FIRST Networker

  From the Dr. Loren Ekroth, Ph.D…Better known as Dr. Conversation, Better Conversations Newsletter April 14, 2011 In the fall of 1727 Ben Franklin organized a group of men into a club whose primary purpose was inquiry into a variety of questions. This club thrived for nearly four decades and was known as the Junto,…

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