Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!

On October 30th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Are you like I was? I could take anything and make it complicated! Now I’m learning to let go and keep everything as simple as possible. Here are some simple thoughts: Having a system or pattern helps keep it simple. More simple often means less stress. Simple means you carry less baggage with you. There..

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Practical Tips to Prepare For a Speaking Engagement

On August 2nd, 2012, posted in: Marketing, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

I speak several times a year for business groups and entrepreneurial organizations. One of the things that set a professional apart from an amateur is how they prepare for the presentation. I have a few steps that I take every time I am asked to talk in front of a crowd: I always know my..

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Don’t Recreate the Wheel!

On July 17th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Anything that you do repeatedly in your life or your business should have a system with templates built around it. A system helps you define the most efficient and effective way to do something while templates help you gather all the information that you’ll need to implement the system. This saves both time and energy..

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Do You Feed on Truth?

On May 22nd, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 2 Comments

There’s a lot of misinformation out there that confounds, confuses, and steers people off track. Be careful what you accept as truth. Just because it’s in print, on the news, or online doesn’t mean that it is true. Repetition doesn’t establish validity. Options are not facts. Here are a few ways to guard your mind..

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Security threats lurking in discarded photocopiers!

On May 5th, 2011, posted in: Security, Uncategorized by 0 Comment

We all photocopy or scan personnel information and other sensitive business data. Imagine that information sitting in a warehouse where photocopiers are being stored for resale and your private personal or business data can be accessed by whoever purchases the unit? Not good!

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An Unusual Year…

On April 21st, 2011, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

2011 is an unusual year of digits!

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Will Asking a Question Help?

On February 15th, 2011, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

When you’re writing articles for your blog, your primary goal should be to share meaningful information. Second to that, your goal is to engage the reader in a dialog. Your blog is an interactive marketing vehicle and the more exchange you can create with readers, the better. So how can you get the exchange started?..

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“What is Your Current Best Thinking?”

On January 18th, 2011, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

Mark Miller of God Intersections coined this phrase to help business owners decide “How do I know when I have enough information to act?” Are you operating within your core values? If yes, then your current best thinking is enough to move forward. When you receive additional information you can always change direction, but you..

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