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The Law of Business Balance

I’ve always said that success is easy if you work hard and are continuously learning. One thing that I am constantly amazed at is the amount of wisdom that we have available to us, to draw upon from the past, that is largely neglected today. Case in point: John Ruskin (1819-1900). He was a leading…

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Prime Time for Business

You may think I’m nuts, but I believe that right now, this very moment in time offers the most exciting opportunities in history to be in business. I know what you must be thinking, this guy has spent too much time in the sun. But hear me out. Sometimes it takes a sledgehammer to the…

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Programmed for Mediocrity

What a dull and boring life it would be if I had to wake up every morning with the only hopes and dreams I had were to make it through the day. If I ever allow that to happen, I hope one of my good friends finds me and kicks my butt around the block…

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Remember The Telephone?

Do you remember the telephone when it was just a telephone? The phone of today has dozens of other communication and entertainment tools in one device. But there was a time when that was all you had, and if you did not know how to use it properly, you were out of business. Please listen…

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The Basics of Managing Change

If you want to thrive, let alone survive in business today, you better hone your change management skills because it is happening every minute of the day. Everything has and will continue to change. Count on it.    If you can’t stand a change in the workplace, you had better quit and find a job…

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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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