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Want to Hire Great Sales People? Look for these 2 Qualities

Want to Hire Great Sales People? Look for these 2 Qualities

I am often asked by my clients to interview potential sales representatives for their teams.  During the candidate’s interview, it is easy to be swayed Read More


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Leadership
Risk, Observation, and Measurement for the World’s Most Innovative Companies

Risk, Observation, and Measurement for the World’s Most Innovative Companies

Innovation
Risk, Observation, and Measurement for the World’s Most Innovative Companies

Risk, Observation, and Measurement for the World’s Most Innovative Companies

Marketing
The GPS Girl’s Essential Roadmap for Marketing in Today’s World

The GPS Girl’s Essential Roadmap for Marketing in Today’s World

Having a clear plan of direction for your day, week, month, even the year ahead, just makes good sense both in business and life in Read More


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Beyond Business
How Do You Know Your Life is Successful?

How Do You Know Your Life is Successful?

Are you successful? You may be saying, “Are you kidding? I’m at the top of my game!” Or, perhaps, “Wow, I have no idea how Read More


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Management
FLSA Regulations: Basic Principles on Employee Overtime Exemptions

FLSA Regulations: Basic Principles on Employee Overtime Exemptions

This Part 2 in our series addresses the challenge that businesses face in complying with the FLSA rules on treating certain employees as “exempt” from Read More


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Communication
How Do You Deal With Problems Personally and Professionally?

How Do You Deal With Problems Personally and Professionally?

Have you ever had a bad day? A bad week? A bad year?  Most likely the answer is Read More


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What You Can Learn from Sony’s Mistakes

What You Can Learn from Sony’s Mistakes

“I’m not the last person this is going to happen to.”

– Amy Pascal, Co-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment

Think about that nightmare that could Read More

Top 5 Leadership Traits: A List Worth Checking Twice!

Top 5 Leadership Traits: A List Worth Checking Twice!

If it’s a list of Top 5 Leadership Traits you want this holiday season, who is most likely to give it to you?  Richard Branson?  Read More

How to Choose the Right Business Software for Your Company

How to Choose the Right Business Software for Your Company

As the CEO of a software company, I’m keenly aware that having the right business software for your company is absolutely critical in today’s economy. Read More

Man vs. Machine and the Retraining of America

Man vs. Machine and the Retraining of America

For some time, I have thought that amongst our country’s biggest problems, is that we have not retrained and retooled. Throughout the heartland, there are Read More

Why Don’t I Think LIKE that?

Why Don’t I Think LIKE that?

Earlier this year, Sekou Andrews, the world’s leading poetic voice, challenged our members to think differently about innovation. He said, “When you discover that your Read More

Align with Your Customers: They are Watching You

Align with Your Customers: They are Watching You

They are watching what you do, & there is NO in-between!  Who wants to admit they are “Herb” from WKRP in Cincinnati or “Willie Loman” Read More

Stop Your Clients From Jumping Ship

Stop Your Clients From Jumping Ship

You didn’t see it coming. You thought everything was going so well. You’d had a good relationship for a few years before the news came Read More

Getting and Staying Ahead in Business

Getting and Staying Ahead in Business

What does it take to get ahead and stay ahead in business? Rich Kalgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine, entrepreneur and investor, tackles that question in Read More

What We Can Learn From Team in Training

What We Can Learn From Team in Training

Just last month, more than 50,000 people completed the 43rd edition of The New York City Marathon.   It’s a remarkable event, which I Read More

Language Matters

Language Matters

What you say is what they hear and is what you get. So the revenue language you and your team use matters. It matters to Read More