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originally posted on LinkedIn The nature of business is competition. There can be collaboration – where businesses team up to compete together. There can be good will, and there should always be ethics and character. There can be tremendous respect … Continue reading

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              We humans aren’t particularly fond of change. The status quo feels safe, and it allows us to operate on auto-pilot. But while auto-pilot is excellent for basic functions like breathing and walking, it’s … Continue reading

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Are You Competitive? One of the most important elements of business success is competitiveness. Business thinkers write about it, business owners talk about it, and entrepreneurs worry about it. I have received more than one phone call from new business … Continue reading

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I’m having a lot of fun again. For a little while I had stopped following my own advice – the advice I always give about staying true to and clear about your business strategy and your own path. Oh, I … Continue reading

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When you’re seated at a restaurant, hungry, enthusiastic about eating, you don’t turn away the wait staff, right? You might ask for a few minutes to decide, but you don’t put them off indefinitely. When you go to the salon … Continue reading

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This blog post is one in a series of eight articles that explore the most important characteristics of a strong leader. These articles are linked to a Prezi visual presentation, which you can view here. Be a Student of Business … Continue reading

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You’d pretty much have to live in a burrow to have missed that Apple was suing Samsung, or that they won a billion-dollar judgment for their efforts (pending appeal, of course). I have a lot of reservations about our 18th … Continue reading

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If your business fitness approach is to stick your toe in the water here and there to see if anything works, you’re just delaying the inevitable. Treat your business regimen as if you are training to defend your life, and you won’t be outrun, outgunned, or outmaneuvered when challengers come to call. Continue reading

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If you own a business and you are counting on that business for your future wealth and retirement income, you will undermine your future if you do not seek the most talented, most intelligent, most not-average people you can find to fill critical positions and provide you with the business support and advice you require. Continue reading

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Margin is typically viewed within its accounting framework, but the rules of business are changing and business owners must expand their understanding of how to increase margin if they want to remain competitive and profitable. This video tells you how. Continue reading

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