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We need great leaders to guide

We need great leaders to guide Great leaders aren’t born. Leadership is still a relatively new expertise; however, research consistently reveals leadership is a skill and capability. Don’t kid yourself. How effective you are as a leader tremendously impacts YOUR Business’s Performance! Granted we’ve had leaders since the beginning of time; however, leadership is a […]

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Developing better relationships for business success

Developing Better Relationships for Business Success Developing better relationships doesn’t have to be difficult – unless you want it to be. Many find business relationships are easier to develop than personal relationships. I agree! If you aren’t sure if you’re effectively developing better relationships, just look at your revenue stream or streams. Revenue streams indicate […]

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Smaller Wins Hurt Business Growth

Smaller Wins Hurt Business Growth Smaller wins are everywhere in small business. If you are hacking your business, chances are you’re hacking YOUR Business’s Performance and ultimately its growth potential. Settling for smaller wins means you start to accept your To-Do List as victorious moves, instead of basic completions. OK, in some cases it may […]

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When the unexpected delivers results

When the Unexpected Delivers Results The unexpected typically occurs throughout the work week of any Small Business Owner. At the moment, it’s 7:51 am and I’ve already had four calendar changes for today. Why? Major snowstorm and blizzard conditions at times throughout the day.  The storm was expected – but sometimes weather isn’t as severe […]

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Aquaman: Business Movie Review

Aquaman: Business Movie Review “Aquaman” teaches business strategies of  Advances, Negotiations, Partnerships Aquaman (2018) movie has received a great deal of accolades. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised by a great story-line with phenomenal special effects and acting. The main character (Aquaman) is a born to a aqua Mom and human Dad. His Mom […]

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What’s Business Synergy?

Is your business synergy in sync or disconnected? Here’s options to consider. What’s Business Synergy? Business synergy is for Small Businesses too? It was only 15-20 years ago when the term synergy explained how big business collaborates. You, as a Small Business Owner (SBO), are most likely implementing synergy into your business already. I’m convinced […]

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Your business growth requires a sounding board

Your business growth requires a sounding board Do you have a sounding board to support You and Your Business’s Growth? If not, it’s time to find one! Often, I have Small Business Owners tell me how lonely they are doing their job. At times they may be isolated for a days or even weeks. Sometimes […]

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Improving upon past performance

Improving upon past performance Improving your performance and your business’s performance is an ongoing process as a Small Business Owner. It is also your duty to constantly review and adjust to optimize YOUR Business’s Performance. This is what makes rock star businesses! There are certain times of the calendar year when we spend more time […]

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Start fresh to better support your business

Start Fresh to Better Support YOUR Business Start fresh – it’s a common theme at the beginning of any new year. Are you “turning over a new leaf” this week? If so, you’re like many. Yet I ask: Why wait for the calendar to indicate it’s time to start something new? YOUR Business’s Performance requires […]