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Lessons Learned from Business Makeover 2014!

Makeover?  Yes, please.  We are well into 2014 already!  The Business Makeover 2014 Summit was intended to help you (and me!) make this a seminal year.  A year in which we can breakthrough and breakout and makeover our lives and … Continue reading

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Leave it?…or Makeover Your Business

My friend and mentor, Al Levi, uses a powerful exercise to engage clients in business development.  He asks, “Imagine this.  You walk out the front door of your business, and cross the street.  You decide you are going to recreate, … Continue reading

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The 5 Most Important Minutes of Your Day

I used to answer the clanging alarm clock by shouting, “NOOOOOO!” as I reached out to SHUT IT OFF.   While that may sound harmless, even humorous, I realized that it probably was not the best way to greet the … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Rekindle the Passion for Your Business

Daylight Savings Time just ended. It’s 5 pm and dark outside.  All you want to do is go home and watch reruns of Modern Family.  I get it.  It takes energy and fizz and a sense of purpose to get up … Continue reading

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5 Financial Survival Tips for the Suddenly Single

Perhaps you’ve opted for the stay-at-home lifestyle. You can get by on one person working and you are prioritizing children and family. Very cool! However, are you putting yourself at risk financially? Stuff happens. What if you were suddenly single? … Continue reading

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Why Go Green?

See these handsome fellows to the left?  No, it’s not a poster for the film Benjamin Buttons.  It’s Max and Hot Rod, my son and husband.  These two are the “green-est” guys I know.  They love to save energy.  They … Continue reading

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The Solyndra Shame

In 2011, a solar panel manufacturer in California named Solyndra filed for bankruptcy and left 1,000 workers jobless. Solyndra would have been just been the story of a company that tried to develop a unique non-silicone photovoltaic panel and hit … Continue reading

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Snappy Answers to Tough Questions – The Games People Play

Dear Ellen, We have a good compensation program at our company. The Salespeople get commission for their performance. Lately, it just seems to be a little bit stale. Like the team isn’t really motivated by the bonuses. What can I … Continue reading

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College ain’t all it’s cracked up to be…

Greetings! Ah, the springtime high school grads are off and running. To college or to new jobs. Time to flex those wings, dear ones, and fly in the direction of what you want. Remember that… * College is great…but a … Continue reading

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