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    Eliminate Excruciating Problems Fast With 1 Simple Rhyme

    You know how badly you need some go-to life hacks that really work.

    We all do. We need super effective strategies that don’t involve buying one more app, signing up for a new dashboard or watching instructions on YouTube.

    You certainly don’t need to be touted about TaskRabbit or Fiverr or any of these so-called …

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    Three Tools for Making Your Presentations and Visuals Pop!

    When you’re tasked with creating a slide show or visuals for team members/clients, relying on tools like Powerpoint and Word will rarely impress. While these tools were considered innovative in past decades, they offer nothing fresh to brand you as more inventive than your peers and competition. With increased online resources, it’s easier than ever …

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    Focusing On Long-Term Results Tough in Small Business

    Last Tuesday’s All-Star Game marked the unofficial mid-way point in the very long Major League Baseball season.

    This time in the baseball season always reminds me that in the marathon that is the baseball season athletes are conditioned not to get too high while on a winning streak or too low during a slump, because …

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    Small Business Leadership: A Tale of 3 Styles

    Saturday night my wife and I rented and watched the movie Red Army, about the former Soviet Union’s commitment to international ice hockey domination and the migration of Russian hockey players to North America.

    The movie took me back to a time when I loved watching those Soviet hockey teams because of their tremendous skill …

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    Small Business Owners: How to Get Your Life Back

    The first post of this series, Big Challenges for Small Business Owners, examined the three biggest challenges owners face: people, finances, and time. In the The Small Business People Puzzle: Part 1 and Part 2, we looked deeper into the challenge of finding, selecting, attracting, orienting, training, motivating, and retaining the right people to ensure …

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    Small Business Challenge: Finances

    The first post in this series regarding small businesses was titled Big Challenges for Small Business Owners and in it we examined the three biggest challenges owners face: people, finances, and time. In the The Small Business People Puzzle: Part 1 and Part 2, we looked deeper into the challenge of finding, selecting, attracting, orienting, …

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    When Your Personal Brand is Too Good? Too Bad!

    Talk about the power of a personal brand! Angela Ahrendts reputation is worth more than nearly any NBA star, the president of any country, and even Tim Cook – the CEO of Apple, where she now works.

    “Apple’s newly-recruited head of retail was paid more than $70 million in her first year with the company …

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    How to Successfully Work with and Manage Millenials

    Is the younger, tech-crazed generation giving you a run for your money in the workplace?

    An interesting benefit of my work as a professional speaker is interacting with sometimes thousands of people every week, across generations. Few topics illustrate generational differences in the workplace as technology, my particular topic. In fact, it’s impossible to discuss …

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    Championship Results In Small Business Easy To Achieve

    April is time when there is a lot of focus on championships in the athletic world in the United States.

    When the Major League Baseball season began a couple of weeks ago every team was in first place with equal visions of winning the World Series Championship.

    That same week the NCAA Men’s and Women’s …

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    Big Challenges for Small Business Owners

    Small business owners wear many hats and make many decisions each day. Most of these decisions are small and they have minor impacts. Some, however, are common to most small businesses and can have major impacts. That’s what this post is all about.

    The first big challenge facing most small business owners is finances. As …

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