5 Tips for Smart Marketing

Business owners know marketing is a key element in a successful business. However, many lose sight of the impact of internal thinking patterns. These affect your marketing efforts in powerful ways. Like the submerged part of an iceberg, they are invisible and important. 5 Tips for Smart Marketing from the Inside Out: 1)      Passion. With […]

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Leading with the ABCs

  When the ABCs are missing, leaders undermine the success of the team and the organization they are leading. The building blocks of success include these basics: Accountability – expect employees to honor commitments Boundaries—have a clear understanding of what is acceptable and what is not Consequences—determine the outcomes that are expected Recently I met […]

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A Shared Vision

"We want it more than they do." Do we want a free and democratic country for the Iraqis more than they want it for themselves?  Regardless of your opinion on the merits of the Iraqi War, this is a thought provoking question. Have you ever held a vision for someone or something that you want […]

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Breaking the Spell of Mediocrity

The old Scottish prayer ”From ghosties and ghoulies and long leggety beasties and things that go bump in the night, good Lord deliver us” is a petition for protection. In our complex world today, mediocrity and status-quo are what go bump in the night. These are the ghosties and ghoulies in today’s world. How recently […]

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