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Three Lessons a GOAT Shows Us on How to Serve Up a Big Change

I have a confession to make.  Tennis has never been my game.  I’m more of a badminton gal.  (After all, my best friend in high school, Sherry, and I were the badminton champions of our high school gym class!)  Tennis is...

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Cash is King. Five Strategies for When Your Customer's a Joker

Back in time, most businesses operated on the basis of extending credit to their customers.  Even retailers.  It was common to be able to “run a tab” and pay off the bill on a regular basis.  Of course, from a retail...

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What Two Border Crossings Teach Us About Driving Value in Our Company

Traveling holds such mystery and intrigue, particularly when you head off to places you’ve never been before.  It lets you to compare and contrast what you usually experience at home with that other place.  Sometimes the...

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The Weekend I Was Hit With a Two-by-Four: Live Your Best Life

We spend so much time focused on our careers and our businesses; how often do we slow down to identify and appreciate the things that make our life feel whole and balanced? We know that planning is important.  We plan for our financial...

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Seven Strategies to Avoid a Crash When Your Plan Hits a Roundabout

I don’t know about you, but last week sucked.  I mean sucked.

A close set of friends lost a loved one. Every time I turned on the news, my head exploded for more reasons than are appropriate to discuss here.  And my car was more...

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The Three Rs to Better Delegation

It’s vacation season, and not a moment too soon for most of us.  It’s been a while since we felt free enough to hop on planes and go away for longer than a long weekend or a day or two.

Interestingly enough, vacations are good for...

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Five Reasons to Adopt a PE State of Mind

This past week, I came across the infamous clip in the movie “Wall Street” where Michael Douglas’ character, Gordon Gekko, makes his “Greed is Good” speech.  It’s one of those scenes that makes your skin...

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When a Bright Shiny Light Takes You into the Deep, Dark Ditch

The hallmark of an entrepreneur is their “Can Do!” and “Let’s Go!” attitude.  They have an energy and sense of possibility that drives them and can be infectious.  A new idea or concept comes into play and,...

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When Power, Courage and Addiction Collide - How Brave Are you?

Are you one of “us” or are you one of “them?”  What’s the real deal here?  Can I trust you?

These questions come up every day as we go about our lives and work.  At work, the dynamics of relationships...

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Succession Food Fights: How to Have Your Cake & Eat It Too

Today is International Family Business Day!
 
I love that we get to celebrate family businesses today. They are the fabric and essence of our communities and our economies. We should all share a piece of cake to celebrate all they share...
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