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Don't discount the Bruce Halle story

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To say Bruce Halle is "driven" is putting it mildly.  The Discount Tire Company founder's life story is the subject of a new book, Six Tires, No Plan, which I guarantee will inspire every person who reads it.   Author Michael Rosenbaum has perfectly captured the e

Water the flowers and not the weeds- Solutions Focus

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“Water the flowers and not the weeds” sums up the key message of Mark McKergow the Co-author of the book “The Solutions Focus”. Typically when faced with an issue we focus on the Problem and try to fix it. “The Solutions Focus” takes a different approach.

Warren Buffet, on Family Business, When to Retire and Investing,

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Warren Buffet’s letter to share holders in the Berkshire Hathaway is always a pleasure to read- The 2012 letter too has some interesting quotable quotes, here are some that I noted down, and some interesting insights quite contrary to popular beliefs. Quotable Quotes: “If some-t

Social Media - You need to do it yourself not outsource.

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Guy Kawasaki in this interview shares how Entrepreneurs are getting it all wrong when it comes to Social Media. It is a very different process from hiring a consultant to set your strategy, goals etc. The best way is to create an account in facebook etc. and take the plunge.

Five Leadership Lessons From James T. Kirk

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Captain James T. Kirk is one of the most famous Captains in the history of Starfleet. There’s a good reason for that. He saved the planet Earth several times, stopped the Doomsday Machine, helped negotiate peace with the Klingon Empire, kept the balance of power between the Federation and th

Integrity Branding and Integrity Everything......

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In the several marketing summers I have lived, fought, sweated and thrived, there is one insight that has held me in good stead. This is the insight of Integrity branding. Integrity branding is all about saying the simple truths in your brand communication process.

Generating Repeat Business

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“For any enterprise to thrive, you cannot underestimate the importance of repeat business. The vast majority of senior executives believe that providing good customer service is sufficient to obtain return customers.

How to Build Your Online Reputation via LinkedIn

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LinkedIn is THE online network of choice for business professionals.  If you are looking for a new position you need to be on LinkedIn.  If you are looking to raise the profile of your business, you need to be on LinkedIn.  If you want to be found on Google, you need to be on

You can't go it alone

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Flying solo is a concept that is rightly left to aviation.  For anyone to truly achieve business success, it's essential to know how to communicate, cooperate, collaborate and celebrate.

Solutions Focus instead of Problem Focus

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From School to College we learn to solve problems, and we try and apply the same Problem solving mindset to situations at work and life, and we often find that we do not get desired results.