Tripp Braden

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Conclusion of Nine Things More Important Than Capital

Thank you for coming back for the conclusion of Nine Things More Important Than Capital.  Yesterday, the blog covered the first five things more important than capital; time, desperation, determination, courage, and ambition.  It’s interesting to note that most of these things are personal characteristics that anyone can develop.  Nine…


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Nine Things More Important Than Capital

Many years ago, when I started my career leading the businesses of other people, this was one of the first critical lessons I learned.  In today’s market, finding capital is a challenge, especially for mid-size businesses.  I’m happy to be able to share it with you.  Nine Things More Important Than…


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So What’s Your Story?

Have you ever wondered why the oldest profession and marketing have so much in common? Now that I have your attention let’s talk about what common elements storytelling and marketing have in common. I bet you thought I was thinking that something else is the world’s oldest profession. I’ve done…


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When Did Sales Become a Four Letter Word?

In the first part of this blog we talked about how sales professionals role has been changing in the new economy. In this second blog we will discuss how to become better at selling and building relationships with clients. I heard a story a long time ago from the insurance…


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How to Target, Measure, and Optimize Your Social Media Marketing Investment

How would you like to know more about your potential clients and partners before you invest your time building a future relationship? I have found that many of my smaller clients invest a significant amount of time chasing the wrong clients. It’s not hard to see why. In changing economic…