Monthly Archives: May 2016

Surround yourself with winners

John Maxwell has said that teamwork makes the dream work. This is true, but only if the right people are on the team. The problem is that too often we have the wrong people on the team. Some people build … Continue reading

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Smart marketing

A challenge for any small business is finding ways to get the word out about your company. Many forms of marketing are too expensive for a start-up or even for an established smaller business. Yet, without marketing your business you’re … Continue reading

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If it ain’t broke…

For years we were taught that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s no longer good advice. The new mantra for the 21st century is “If it ain’t broke, break it.” This is also the title of a book … Continue reading

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The big fear of selling at auction

Two weeks ago I posted an article that explained how to sell your items at auction for the most money. You may want to review that article. One fear that often keeps people from selling at auction is the fear … Continue reading

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Downsizing?

Spring is a time of year when many people begin cleaning out their basements, attics, and garages. For those with storage units it might also be a good time to consider cleaning those out, or maybe closing them to save … Continue reading

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Discuss value, not price

When I owned a heating and air conditioning business we had several models to offer our customers. The brand we primarily sold offered everything from a basic system to high-efficient systems with all the bells and whistles. There was very … Continue reading

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