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Four insights that could cause you to make better decisions on what to do with your business

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Four insights that could cause you to make better decisions on what to do with your business.
1) Marketing doesn’t work as much as we think it does. Many organizations are trying to be thought-leaders by teaching customers what they should be doing. It isn’t bringing in many new leads or …

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Why we’ll never grow up

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I just read an old presentation called the ‘Price of Leadership’ by Charlie Tremendous Jones , a successful author, speaker and business person from the past. What a great read. It reminded me of the world I lived in, the work I did to help build others, and the thoughts that shaped me. Those …

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How you can grow a professional firm… Or any business really!

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Do you have a seller/doer model at your firm? There are about 50,000 small firms in Canada that do. After investing five to seven years educating to become an engineer, CA, or lawyer and depending on math, the numbers and equations, the majority of new hires go through many transitions before they …

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Change IS for the better!

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One subject keeps coming at me lately from friends and some experts in the success field… Why don’t so many, maybe even most people, do what they need to do to be successful in business, health, finances, or whatever?”
Everyone is a little different, so it’s tough to generalize, but let me …

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Are you and your company committed to Leadership Fitness?

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It’s that time of year again. The time of year when we make resolutions personally, and goals professionally. Well let’s talk about the professional goal of Being a Great Leader. Since I’m sure so many of us are thinking about our personal fitness/health, let’s use that analogy to serve as …

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What do YOU need to do to grow? Take action today!

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When I was a young man, the owner of a clothing store in Windsor told me he gave every new employee the book “How to Win Friends and Influence People”. Some would read it and some wouldn’t. Some would half-heartedly apply it, some wouldn’t.   As a result, he could tell who were …

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What’s Holding You Back… “CDD”?

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Last week, a successful friend of mine said to me, “Why is it that so many people today don’t feel it’s important to change or improve even when their company is struggling?” I quickly replied, “I don’t know, maybe we’re into a culture of CDD. “What’s that?” he asked. …

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“The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be” – Yogi Berra

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What’s the future for you and your business? The basic goal for most businesses is to make fundamental changes in how they conduct their business so as to cope with new, more challenging market environments. By definition, change requires creating new systems… and that always demands leadership …

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Success, Health & Happiness – How you can achieve all 3!

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You have heard the answer before. It is the most overlooked, misunderstood, yet important aspect of life. We all want to be happy, productive, healthy, and successful right?
Are we okay when we have things like a new car, our own house, career, good money, or a thriving business? Yes. We tend to …

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How to hit your goals

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You set annual goals in all the key areas of your life. You constantly read on-line tips about new ways to achieve your goals.  You make sure you’re doing things properly to succeed. Then why is it still a battle to hit those goals?
1) We are definitely the sum total of all our thoughts and …

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Here’s what winners do… They Connect the Dots

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Have you noticed that a lot of people can make big fat opinions about anything and never get to a second paragraph, which is the big story behind it… How things work. Why specific actions are connected to a bigger, thought-through picture.   
 
For example, some politicians, …

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2 Key Drivers to Enable Growth in a Zombie Culture

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Every company wants and plans for growth, but when their offering borders on the ho-hum or borderline irrelevant, they usually need a group behind them whose culture and structure is capable of creating something new and better for their customers and marketplace …now! In today’s …

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