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A FOUNDATIONAL SECRET OF GREAT SALESPEOPLE

Every once in a while I come across a great thought provoking article on sales. Most of the time, I find these great pieces on someone’s wall or in an office where I’m visiting or working. I found one last year and it really tells a great story. It’s a story that teaches a lesson…

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WHERE BASEBALL MEETS BUSINESS

  Sometimes I think that we make business success all too hard! In most cases the basics are ignored in favor of the latest new and usually complex strategy, theory or latest best seller unveiling the new secret success silver bullets. But sometimes, most of the time in fact, if we just slow down and…

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2011 Declaration of TOTAL Business Independence

  Well, it’s July! And much has been made in the business press about the year being half over. That much is true. However if you follow my writing you know that your success or lack of it is largely based on your perception of reality. For me the year is half over, but it’s…

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13 TIPS to Get your “TIME FREAK” On

  It is very well documented; I’m a Time Management freak. I believe that through the application of foundational prioritization and time management practices that any businessperson, executive or entrepreneur can double their productivity in 24 hours. And, over a year’s period this simple practice could be worth a fortune. I have disciplined myself to…

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12 Tips to Climbing the Career Ladder FASTER!

  Coach Dan provides hands-on, smart advice on how you can create a unique career path within your company even as the world tells you that there are fewer possibilities for growth. So, chin up and get to work with some proven, solid strategies. Monday mornings can be tough. Sometimes it’s just too much weekend,…

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11 KEYS to WIN in Business, while everyone else is hiding!

Ok! I know, everybody has advice on business. Everyone has to get a word in on the economy. But being the optimist that I am, I wanted to find out what top business people are saying and more importantly doing to not just survive but THRIVE in this challenging economy. Because you know, when you…

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TURNING ENTREPRENEURAL DREAMS INTO REALITY: The 10 Steps

I recently came across an interesting article in Investor’s Business Daily. The article identified 10 traits necessary for achieving your goals and improving your entrepreneurial life and business. The article is spot on in its observations and I might point out that it emphasizes what I’m preaching about on a regular basis; Master the basics…

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10 RULES of MBWA

  The first time I ever heard about MBWA was a reference by Tom Peters in his ground breaking business book, IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE.   Sam Walton of Wal-Mart fame was known to walk stores with a baseball cap on with the initials sewn into the cap. So what’s the big deal? MBWA is the…

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10 Personality Traits of Successful Business People

(In my Business and Executive coaching practice there are many occasions where I will spend time with my clients discussing the basic principles of success. In business and in life most so-called experts have abandoned the teaching of the basic principles. And my friends it is the basics that are the foundation to most success.…

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10 MOST CRITICAL JOB SKILLS FOR 2013

ONE MORE TIME! Just one more time I want everyone who is within reading distance to be completely clear on my on-going position on the state of the economy. I believe, as I have for nearly five years now that… THIS IS THE GREATEST TIME IN HISTORY TO BE IN BUSINESS! I am a business…

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