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Patience pays dividends

A lot of states are starting to reopen some of their businesses and other activities. This reopening will be done in stages to see how it impacts the number of coronavirus cases. Most people are anxious for this to happen … Continue reading

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Choose to stay employable

Many people are out of work right now because of this pandemic. Some of their employers may not reopen when this is over, and that is causing a lot of stress. I can understand how people feel. Shortly after graduating … Continue reading

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Financial choices

One thing the coronavirus has taught us is that many people didn’t learn from the 2008 recession about personal financial management. Before you think I’m being insensitive or critical you need to know that in 2008 I owned a small … Continue reading

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Success in business is honorable

In this election cycle there has been much talk about socialism. Several of the candidates in one party seem to promote socialism as being preferred over capitalism. One candidate calls himself a Democratic Socialist. In recent years there has been … Continue reading

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Know your competition

Can you imagine a college basketball game that is played without the teams viewing films of their competitor? Coaches and players spend hours viewing film of their next opponent to become familiar with their plays, the different defenses the team … Continue reading

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Building relationships with your vendors

Much has been written about a business and its relationship with customers. Less has been written about a business’ relationship with its vendors. Every business has suppliers. Some may have a multitude of vendors with whom they do business. Others … Continue reading

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Good habits lead to success

If a person wants a successful future he or she needs to plan for it. We don’t often drift into success. Success comes when we take intentional steps to achieve it. One of the critical steps we can take to … Continue reading

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Can you motivate other people?

One of the great leadership challenges is how to motivate people to do what they need to do. For a long time most people thought motivation was done through sticks and carrots. If people did not perform they were punished, … Continue reading

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Where do you go when you need money?

I recently bought some items at auction. Among the items was some personal paperwork consisting of notebooks and miscellaneous papers. I thumbed through the notebook and found a list of places in the community where one could seek financial assistance … Continue reading

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