Category Archives: Success

Continuous improvement

For years we’ve been taught “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This now needs to be changed to “If it ain’t broke, break it because it will soon be obsolete.” I recently read one person’s estimation that 80 percent … Continue reading

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Develop your Key Result Areas to achieve your goals

In yesterday’s post I commented on the power of goals and briefly shared how I wrote each of my goals. If you have not read that post I encourage you to go back and read it now. As I consider … Continue reading

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The power of goals

It’s reported that only 3 percent of adults in the United States have clear, written goals, and those who do earn 5-10 times as much as the average worker. Obviously, there is power in goal-setting which most people are not … Continue reading

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How to fail a job interview

When I owned a previous business we would have to hire new employees from time to time. Back in the Stone Age when I attended high school we were actually taught how to dress and present ourselves at a job … Continue reading

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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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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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