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Yearly Archives: 2020

Reflections on 2020

This time of year, you will see many retrospectives about the year that was. 2020 will have many memorable moments, but not many we actual want to reflect on or remember. The Global Coronavirus Pandemic, the devastating forest fires, the murder hornets, the election madness, the social unrest and pr…

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

“You never fail until you stop trying” – Albert Einstein As this “dumpster fire” of the year grinds to an end, many business owners are searching for inspiration for the new year. If your business wants to make real change and change its trajectory, consider actually sticking to so…

Baby It’s Cold Outside and Inside the Sales Process

How do you make a connection in a world where face-to-face networking is nearly impossible? Cold calling has always been a tactic to get clients and prospects but in a business climate where making personal connection has been made even more difficult, cold calling, cold-emailing and prospect market…

Tis the Season. The Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Festivities at Work

The holidays bring a time of reflection and it’s a time to show gratitude at home and at work. We all spend a lot of time in our workplaces, and they too should reflect the sounds and scents of the season to keep employees engaged, boost morale and serve as a little motivation to get […]

Tell Your Brand Story

Storytelling goes back to the earliest records of mankind and never have stories been more important. Marketers are finding customers want to and are demanding to connect with a brand that they relate too. It’s through stories, that today’s consumers are finding those critical connections. In a …

The Facts and Data Matter for Business Success

Facts and data aren’t sexy and truth doesn’t always get headlines. It’s easier to get attention through miss information or exaggeration. But what does that due to credibility and reputation over time? And more importantly, how do you make decisions without facts and data that are accurate. In…

It’s Complicated. Business Insight from a Veteran Business Coach.

Business is complex. It is a not for the weak at heart. It requires dedication, passion and investment. In today’s marketplace, business has become even harder, even more complicated. How do you sort out the noise and really focus on the most critical factors for success? Sometimes, business o…

There is a Formula for That…

Look at any successful person and you will find some common denominators. When you break down the characteristics of successful people there are several commonalities. You define success for yourself and you shouldn’t focus on someone else’s definition of success to define you. But what you can …

Planning. Why it’s Critical for Success.

You’ve tried planning ahead only to be upended due to unexpected circumstances. If you can’t rely on a plan to help you chart a course, why should you do it? Why waste the time? If you follow the definition of planning as you guide you will see why the process is so critical to any […]