Sep 27

5 Strategies to Help You Stay Focused and Productive

Last Updated: Apr 19, 2013No matter how much you spend on marketing, or how great your customer service is, if your productivity is suffering, so will your bottom line. Here are five things you can do to help yourself stay focused and productive. Hunger, noise, temperature, surroundings, energy level and overall health. All of these […]

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Sep 27

What Does Success Mean to You?

Last Updated: Nov 5, 2012Whether your idea of success is to be able to vacation whenever you like or to simply support your family, there are three basic things you can do to make sure your business is able to meet your goals. You’re a small business owner and maybe you’re a one-person company and […]

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Sep 27

Going Up! The Five Levels of Business Success

Last Updated: Aug 1, 2013Businesses that are brand new and businesses that have been established for years all go through the same lifecycle. Knowing and recognizing the five stages of that lifecycle can help you run you business successfully, no matter which stage you’re in. Remember that song “The Circle of Life” from The Lion King? […]

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Sep 27

Office Politics: A proactive approach

Last Updated: Aug 13, 2015Don’t let yourself become a victim of office politics. Learn the tell-tale signs and what to do about them in this excerpt from Savvy: Dealing with People, Power and Politics at Work. “If you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re probably right!” Mark Twain The world is in […]

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Sep 27

12 Ways to Create a Killer First Impression

Last Updated: Jun 13, 2014You know how important good first impressions are, but it’s all too easy to blow it. Follow these 12 tips to make a good first impression. In the business world, you only get one chance to make a first impression. Will others see you as meek, ill-mannered, and inexperienced or confident, […]

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Sep 27

8 Ideas for Getting Things Done the Right Way

Last Updated: Aug 1, 2013Are you busy all day but never seem to get ahead? Solve the problem by using these time management tips to focus your work and be more successful. We all want more success and the fear of failure can often be the driving force of our actions.  We work long hours, […]

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Sep 27

7 Habits That Harm Your Credibility

Last Updated: May 3, 2017Worried about making a good first impression in business interactions? Here are seven bad habits that could undermine your credibility. Beware your credibility blind spots. These bad behaviors are unintentional, yet they can derail your image. What’s more, they can be irritating and distracting to everyone … but you. The good […]

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Sep 27

Manage Your Time Wisely by Breaking Out the Detail

Last Updated: Jun 6, 2012A big project can quickly become overwhelming without proper planning. Here’s why breaking it down into smaller tasks can save you time and money. Too many times we dive into tasks that are actually rather large without really thinking through how we can best get from point A to point B.  Our […]

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Sep 27

Become a Master of Change

Last Updated: Aug 1, 2013Change – it’s constantly happening to us but rarely does anyone look forward to it. These five steps can help you master change. When to change? – What to change? – How to change? For most of us, the thought of change can send us into a panic attack. For some […]

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Sep 27

Create Greater Success with Effective Goal Setting

Last Updated: Jan 3, 2014Whether your big dream is to start your own business, earn more money in your job, or simply have more time to spend with your family, it all starts out with setting a goal. You can improve the odds that you’ll achieve your goals by following these steps. It’s relatively easy […]

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