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Business Coach Danny Creed

5 Tips for Sustainable Succession Planning

By Adam Wong (Note from Coach Dan: I found this article by Mr. Wong to be very timely. Over and over again I work with business owners who have dedicated a lifetime to their business with absolutely no consideration to the future of their business when they decide to retire. Here you’ll find five very…

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The 5 P’s of Personal Success

  Every year I try to force myself to do a ceremonial CLEANING OF THE FILES. I go through (or at least try to) every file in every file cabinet in my two offices and to recycle or throw out unnecessary paper; folders; notes and sundry materials.  It could be said that I am a…

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5 MOST COMMON MARKETING MISTAKES

Most marketing plans totally suck! They are destined for failure simply due to the fact that they are based on facts and figures that simply don’t apply to a successful marketing campaign. I subscribe to over forty newsletters on business, sales, marketing and such just so I can make some kind of feeble attempt to…

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4 KINDS OF BUSINESS PEOPLE

I love to spend time each day reading books and articles by some of the great motivators; speakers; personal development researchers and thinkers of our time. Whether I agree or disagree it is all knowledge that I can absorb and filter and use for my own growth and education. One of my favorites has always…

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Planning For Success – Part 4 – Clarity/So What?

In PART 2 & 3 of the PLANNING FOR SUCCESS series I offered 11 CLARITY questions that if asked and answered honestly and as a process, you should be well on your way developing a very strong plan for the New Year. As a bonus for your good work, in Part 4, I want to…

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Planning For Success – Part 3 – Clarity in your business (continued)

There are some very specific questions that you need to honestly ask yourself if you want to have the necessary clarity to move your business forward. In Part 2 of this series we discussed the first six. We’ll finish up with the final five CORE questions that are so essential. In review our key clarity…

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Planning For Success – Part 2 – Clarity in Your Business

The #1 reason business fail today is a distinct lack of clarity in everything about their business! In today’s market we many times see businesspeople that have been in business twenty years or more who will fail due to a lack of clarity about their business or about marketing their business. If you haven’t noticed,…

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Planning For Success – Part 1 – Purpose

I recently heard a comedian say that this year was so bad…”I ordered a burger at a fast food place and the kid behind the counter asked, “Can you afford fries with that?” How was this year for you and your business? That’s the questions that every business owner is or should be asking themselves…

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Selling: Adjust or Fail!

There are changes taking place in how and why you are successful (or not) in selling anything. It’s a subtle change, one that kind of creeps up on you, but it’s happening and it is pervasive. It can be something that you understand and then adjust and take advantage of or you can wake up…

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College Graduates, Looking For A Job?

The other day I received a request from a business college student. Her school project was to connect with business professionals on a popular business networking site and solicit a piece of advice. The request was for what advice I would give to recent graduates looking for a job. I was glad to take a…

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