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Tag Archives: Strategy

Passion & Purpose

There is so much talk about purpose and passion…it’s actually a bit overdone. And, it really stresses the wrong thing in most cases. Now, don’t get me wrong, it’s great when and if you can make money with your passion or passions. It’s not always possible.  That’s when people lose out, get frustrated, feel less…

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Lessons from Dad

In case you’re wondering, that picture…it’s of my Dad, Lowell Conklin. This is how I love to remember him…well, like this or throwing a softball with me or shooting hoops or some other sports activity!! As we approach the middle of June and with Father’s Day coming on Sunday, I find myself thinking a lot…

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Going Into The New Year…2018

In just a few days, 2017 will be over and we’ll be ushering in 2018. The question is will 2018 be different or will it just be more of the same. Will you add 2018 as just another year of the same old, same old, where you have to learn the same lessons over again….

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Happy Holidays

The Holiday Season starts with Thanksgiving and continues through to the New Year.  Traditions include gift shopping, driving around to see houses decorated with lots of lights and baking.  While these are all great traditions, the most important of all is getting together with friends and family and spending time enjoying each other’s company. We…

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Are You Insane!

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different result. And I’ve often heard a rut referred to as a grave with the ends kicked out. Being in a rut and doing things that don’t necessarily make sense are close to the same thing. Are you doing these…

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Investing In The Right Marketing Tools

With all the talk of the Super Bowl winding down, I thought this might be a good time to address a question I seem to be getting a lot lately. How do you know when it’s the right time to invest in certain tools for your business, AND how do you know which tools are…

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3 Business Questions

Teleseminars and webinars are fun, filled with content, and sometimes even provoke new and exciting thoughts. Lately, there seems to be a trend of questions being asked when I’m being interviewed on teleseminars, radio shows, podcasts, and webinars. The 3 Questions are: 1)      What’s the Book that’s made the most impact on you? 2)      What…

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How To Use Critical Thinking To Grow Your Business

Does your passion ever get confused with anger or just get misjudged? It’s happened to most of us at one time or another in our lives or our business dealings. Here’s one I’m passionate about – problem solving and using your critical thinking skills to grow your business… Ask yourself this…What can you learn from…

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Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand…

Are there things in your business that you ignore, turn away from, and just don’t want to acknowledge?  Maybe it’s because you don’t like to do them, or maybe it’s because you’re afraid of what you’ll see.  Either way, they’re still there, and ignoring them isn’t the answer. One of the biggest things business owners…

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How Being More Authentic In Your Marketing Will Attract People To You Like Crazy & Grow Your Business Faster Than Anything Else

Authenticity! We hear a lot of people using that word these days and a lot of people are talking about being authentic in your marketing.  It’s a very interesting concept to look at as you read headlines and study marketing. You’ve seen them. We’ve all seen those outrageous headlines that we all know can’t really…

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