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Is Financial Reform Part of An Innovative Society?

Earlier this week President Obama spoke about how we need to become a more innovative society if we hope to compete globally. He believes that our country’s future is tied to our ability to get both corporate and government organizations to work together. He feels strongly that government has a…


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Do You Have Staying Power?

Author Keith F. Luscher Some of us are in professions and industries whose ranks are actually thinning, as a direct or indirect result of this recession. Two very obvious examples are financial services and real estate. If you work in either of these areas, or are in another that is…


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What’s Your Next Chapter?

If you haven’t had a chance to read the January 2011 issue of Oprah Magazine, you might want grab a copy off the newsstand. Buck up guys, buy a copy for your wife if you don’t want your buddies knowing you taking advice from one of the smartest entrepreneurs of…


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Come Blow Your Horn

I blame my mother. I know everyone blames their mother for just about everything, but in this instance, I really do blame my mother. My mother always said I shouldn’t toot my own horn. She said I shouldn’t brag, it made people think I was arrogant. Luckily, I didn’t listen…


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The Time to Plan Your Future is Now

As the year winds to a close, I suppose it’s natural to look back on the previous months and ask yourself if you accomplished all that you wanted to. Are you happy with the way things have turned out? Did you accomplish your goals in your career and home life?…


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Your 5-Step Cycle for Endless Internet Sales! Part 1

This week I’m attending the Glazer-Kennedy Information Marketing Summit in beautiful Baltimore, Maryland. While I’ll be in sessions learning more about the latest in marketing, I’ll post a two-part article by Ali Brown on how to boost your sales using a standardized process. Part one covers the first two steps….


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Are You Building a Stronger Team Today?

During times of economic uncertainty, most technology businesses batten down the hatches and try to hang on to what they currently have. Now is not the time to try new things, they might say. As you probably figured out, I disagree. Now is a great time to try out new…


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Selling To Today’s Customers

By Brian Tracy What is selling? In its simplest terms, selling is the process of helping a person to conclude that your product or service is of greater value to him than the price you are asking for. Our market society is based on the principles of freedom and mutual…


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Do Market Leaders Need Advisors?

In the first part of this article, Dan Kennedy started describing the first three reasons you need a coach; accountability, being questioned and challenged, and being listened to. Top performers in both athletics and business use coaches to keep themselves at peak performance. What are you doing right now to…