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Mission Statements: Why do you exist? Why does your business exist?

If you’ve ever worked for or bought something from a business, you’ve probably realized they all have one thing in common: a mission statement. Mission statements are critical to the success of a business. They provide purpose and direction for … Continue reading

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The First Step to Effective Leadership is Leading Ourselves

We often think of leadership in the confines of providing direction; defining goals, developing a strategy, and achieving results; and helping others be their best professional selves. What about our best selves? What about directing our own life? As a … Continue reading

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Perform a SWOT Analysis NOW, rather than later!

The challenge faced by all businesses is delivering the client a product or service he or she values and doing so better than the competition. To meet this challenge, a business or firm must examine its operations and set meaningful … Continue reading

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What’s Your One Thing?

Every single person on Earth has 168 hours in a week; so how come some people accomplish so much and others so little? It’s simple: prioritization. Those who accomplish more examine all the things on their plate – from responding … Continue reading

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4 Steps to Creating a New Habit

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle Your daily habits ultimately form the person you are, the things you believe, and the personality that you portray in both your personal … Continue reading

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How to Manage Difficult Conversations

A difficult conversation is a conversation where we have to manage our emotions and information in a sensitive way. We may need to address personality clashes, or deal with personal problems, or address poor performance, conduct, or investigate complaints. Most … Continue reading

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Why is a Compelling Business Value Proposition Important?

A value proposition is not a slogan or tagline, it is a statement that explains what benefits you provide and for who, and how you provide this benefit uniquely well (It is the primary reason a customer should buy from … Continue reading

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