Category: business advice

The Pittsburgh Tragedy Will Hurt Business, Even If…

Don't bring your business down by feeding your customers negativity.

… You’re located across the country. A couple of weeks ago I was talking with a business owner and he mentioned that business was down. I asked if there was anything in particular they attributed it to. They said yes,

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Are You Taking It Personally? If So, It’s Costing You Money

Are You Taking It Personally? If So, It’s Costing You Money We’ve heard for years you have to have thick skin if you want to be in sales. You have to be able to handle rejection. Most business owners don’t

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Is The Health Care Mess Affecting Your Business?

Is The Health Care Mess Affecting Your Business? I would bet it is one way or another. You may not realize or know that it is, but… An Interesting article from AAA earlier this year mentioned that 1/3 of all

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Staying Positive = More Sales…..AND a Gift for You

Staying Positive = More Sales…..AND a Gift for You Staying Positive. This is something takes a little effort, given what is going on around us and in the news media every day, but working at it is worth it. Especially

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Still Trying to Figure Out Millennials?

Those in business seem to believe that millennials are an alien group of people. A group like we’ve never seen before. That thinking is getting in their way when it comes to figuring out how to market to them. If

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The TRUTH About Goal-Setting

I’m going to attempt to hit you straight between the eyes today with this message about goals. Flat out, I think just about everyone goes about it all wrong, especially those bee-bopping around pretending to teach people about “goal-setting.” To

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Do You “Really” Have a Guarantee?

The question in the subject line may sound ridiculous! You’re thinking OF COURSE I have a guarantee; everyone in our business has a guarantee. Let’s clear the air about something – not everyone does, many because they “think” they CAN’T.

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Managing and Monitoring Your Online Reputation

“I Love it When a Plan Comes Together” You may recognize where that quote became famous, but many of you won’t. If you don’t, get on your smart phone or iPad to find out. I recently invited all of you

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The Shrinking Middle Class and You

We know statistically that the middle class in terms of spendable income is shrinking and shrinking quickly. I don’t want to get into the politics of why it’s happening, the important thing for you to know is that it’s happening.

Boston Bombings, Cleveland Kidnappings and…

You may be wondering why I’m talking about the Boston Bombings, Cleveland Kidnappings and YOU? Actually there’s a very good reason, hang with me. I’m sure you’ve seen all of the news coverage on the Boston Marathon Bombings, you may

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