Yes, You Can Be Successful at Marketing

Marketing was never my forte.  I was talking to some people about my struggles with marketing but before I even finished my sentence one of the people I was speaking to said, “I can tell you how to do that. Here’s all you have to do. First you do this… Then you do this … It’s that simple. You can do it, but you have to want to.” Continue reading

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Making it Happen Anywhere

After years of being on the road and working from hotels and client sites, I basically have a love/hate relationship with technology.   Continue reading

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Don’t strangers deserve good manners too?

I’ve been doing a lot of business traveling over the last few weeks. In fact I’m heading out to a client site again this week. With this being a holiday week in both Canada (July 1st) and the US (July 4th), I’m sure there will be more than the usual number of travelers at the airport and on the plane. Continue reading

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What’s love got to do with it?

By Lynda-Ross Vega

Sitting at my desk, thinking about what to write for this week’s blog, out of nowhere the song lyric “what’s love got to do with it?” popped into my head.

Hmmm.  Must be a reason. Continue reading

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How Do You Define Success?

By Gary M. Jordan, Ph.D.

I recently attended a conference for entrepreneurs and small business owners. As you would suspect, the main topic of discussion was how to be a success. It was clear to me that everyone who attended the conference did so because they want to be successful. The interesting thing to me was that while the speakers were all talking about how to be successful the term itself was left open. Continue reading

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3 Steps to Entrepreneurial Success

By Lynda-Ross Vega

When I worked in the corporate world I learned to appreciate that people perceive things differently. By understanding the differences in the way people see the world, what is important to them, the conclusions they draw, and the actions they take, I was able to put people in positions that used their natural skills, surround myself with people who complimented rather than mirrored my skills, and assemble teams that had both the right amount of creative tension and synergy. Continue reading

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Making Partnership Value Real: Know Your Strengths

By Lynda-Ross Vega

Partnerships, whether personal, as in a marriage, or business, as in a joint venture, are an important part of working and being with others. They allow us to accomplish more together than any one of us could individually. Continue reading

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