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    Cultivating a More Successful Work Ethic for 2016

    Miracles in business don’t just happen. Opportunity never seeks us. Rather, we must seek it.

    Needless to say, the only way to make a goal become a reality is to stick to a proposition and see it through to the end. Seeing a task through to completion regardless of how difficult it is to achieve …

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    16 Traits of Winning Employees

    There is no such thing as the perfect employee. However, there are certain tell-tale signs that will either allude to the fact that a hire will work out or will turn into a headache.

    The saying goes – a job seeker is either part of the problem or part of the solution. When a new …

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    Three More Ideas for Effective Leadership Communications

    Business owners and key executives create their company culture and that culture drives their organization’s results. In my last post, I offered Four Tips for Effective Leadership Communications. It mostly focused on how YOU can communicate more effectively. In this post, I want to share three additional ideas that are geared more toward gaining inputs …

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    Four Tips for Effective Leadership Communications

    Business owners and key executives create their company culture and that culture drives their organization’s results. If you are a leader who is not getting the results you want, it’s important to make an honest evaluation of your communications skills.

    Some cultures are created by default, passively letting people act autonomously based upon their individual …

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    Cash Is King In Small Business

    In my last post titled Big Revenues for Small Businesses, we considered the need for an organized sales function to drive revenue growth and allow the owner/entrepreneur to gain back critical time for general management activities… and possibly work/life balance improvements.

    So, let’s assume you have your sales function well organized and revenues are ramping …

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    How to Be More Persuasive at Work

    Little is accomplished alone. To achieve complex goals, we often must rely upon the hard work and cooperation from those around us.

    Therefore, our ability to be persuasive will either further our capacity to lead a successful, lucrative career or it will greatly hinder our odds of achieving our full potential.

    By learning how to …

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    Posted in Job Search, Reputation Management, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Big Revenue for Small Businesses

    In case you missed it, I just completed a series of posts that addressed Big Challenges for Small Business Owners. The three challenge discussed were people, finances and time. Assuming you have these three big challenges under control, what’s next?

    Let me suggest one obvious topic: Sales.

    Many successful entrepreneurs and small business owners have …

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    Career Success Tips for Women

    I realize I’m sticking my neck out here a little… since I’m a guy. What does a guy know about helping women succeed? Given that I have coached a lot of women and helped them advance in their careers, I believe I have some basis for the information that follows.

    If you are a woman …

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