Category Archives: Business

Growing Your Business

Over and Over and Over Again

  I was thinking today as I drove past some road repair folks this morning about the work that we do.  How do you rate yourself on the job you do?  How would other people rate you?  This may be particularly difficult if you are self-employed. The reason I was thinking about this is because…

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Lights, Camera, Action

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” Pablo Picasso Are you taking action today?  A reminder – the best laid plans are no good if you don’t take any action.  Taking action moves you forward whether the action turns out to be good or not so good.  Taking action is the recipe for success.…

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I Am Not A Salesperson

If this something you tell yourself?  I bet you have heard that everyone needs to be a sales person.  You probably want to cower in the corner or shriek in the pain that accompanies your thoughts of being like the used car salesman you have either experienced or have seen in a movie. The word…

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Are You a Master – An Individual?

“He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior” – Confucius   “Some people never become who they are; they stop trusting in themselves; they conform to the tastes of others, and they end up wearing a mask that hides their true nature.  If you allow yourself to learn who you really are by paying attention…

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Purpose Purpose Purpose

  Is this you?  Taken for a ride by family, co-workers, yet unable to get off or to save yourself?  And then when you do, you get right back up there with the same people, expecting different results? Yeah, you know what they call that! One of the buzzwords of the day is “Purpose”.  Everyone…

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Five Additional Steps to Improve Your Mindset Toward Success

      Yesterday I gave you 5 Steps to Improve Your Mindset Toward Success.  To continue, here are five additional steps that will help you. #6.  Optimize Your Environment – Many people are unaware of how their environment helps or hurts them in their journey toward success.  What do I mean by environment?  Environment…

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5 Steps to Improve Your Mindset Toward Success

  I bet you hear about Success every day – how to have more, how to be better at getting it, how to get rich quickly, and on and on.  I have been studying people for the last 40 years.  I have an undergraduate degree in Sociology/HR and used that information to help people in the…

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Job Burnout?

      Are you experiencing Job Burnout?  Why do you work the same as everyone else but they seem to go merrily along and you are feeling like you liked to scratch someone’s eyes out? Why do you go home everyday feeling like the world is coming to an end if you don’t get…

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Commitment and You

Commitment What are you committed to? Maybe you are committed to a spouse, kids, a pet, or work. Don Miguel Ruiz wrote in his book, The Four Agreements, that the number one agreement you can make with yourself to do your best in life is to: “Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid…

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Business

Business “Your number one customers are your people. Look after employees first and then customers last.” – Ian Hutchinson, author of People Glue   Inspire your employees with your passion. We all joke about “that” employee but it is for real and can cause a small company havoc. We may even be joking about it…

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