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The Disgusting Yet Compelling Cure for Procrastination I’m eating live frogs this morning. Figurative ones to be sure, but eating I am. Why? Because I have things to accomplish. I was once chatting with a group of industry associates and … 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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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. You – the Primary Brand … Continue reading

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What’s your Network IQ? If you’re an entrepreneur, then you know what it’s like to receive unsolicited advice. Your family, customers, friends, vendors, and the guy next to you in the grocery store line are all willing to offer you … Continue reading

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Most entrepreneurs run a very tight business, keeping the administrative costs as low as possible and devoting all their funds to the marketing and product development side of their business. This is the right thing to do. But administrative tasks … Continue reading

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Are you experiencing the leadership challenge in your business now? One of the most constant things we must do to run a successful business is lead, and that’s really hard work. Leadership requires a lot of consistency and discipline. In … Continue reading

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It takes a certain amount of ego to start a business, own a business, take a job as the president or CEO of a business – a healthy ego is a prerequisite to a lot of success stories. But what … Continue reading

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Help is a funny thing. We often – in fact, almost always at some level – need it. But we don’t always get it. Is that because the universe is unkind? No. It’s because we only get help when we … Continue reading

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After spending a week in the design studio of one of my clients, I am thinking a lot about creativity and intention. Most of my clients are designers – jewelry, interiors, software, food – all involve similar requirement to create … 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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