Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Value of Your Time

If you’ve never sat down and calculated your hourly wage, I suggest you do. Recently I was speaking with a sales person who was on track to make over $200K for the year. I was trying to emphasize how a … Continue reading

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The Value of Presence

Do you have it? Does your boss? Do you know a corporate executive without it? Presence is the ultimate X-Factor for me. If you are going to be my boss, please make sure you bring this to the table. I … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Just Fire Them?

Often times when we find ourselves as managers ready to move forward with the firing of an employee when we have reached our limit. We have spent hours cleaning up the mess that they have caused and each day we … Continue reading

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The Business of Recruiting

Chances are you’ve been recruited at some point in your life.  Recruitment happens at all levels.  We are recruited at young ages into certain cliques or friend circles.  We’ve been recruited for sports, band, or special classes in high school.  … Continue reading

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What Does 6am Have To Do With Success?

What time do you get up? Maybe the better follow up is, what time do you start your work day? If the answer is any time after 6am then you may not be on the path to CEO success. It … Continue reading

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Why Presentations Fail

Inc.com recently wrote an article on the 3 Reasons Why Presentations Fail. Here are their reasons: 1. Too Much Info 2. Wrong Point of View 3. Same ol’, Same ol’ I agree with all of these and as someone who … Continue reading

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Understanding the Company’s Culture Before You Accept the Job

Glassdoor.com posted an article on Understanding Company Culture that was reposted (how’s that for attribution?) by Business Insider.  See the article here.  While I thought the article made some great points I also believe that they skimmed the surface on … Continue reading

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