Guts – No Glory

Ah . . . the not so glorious glory of a business owner. It takes much selflessness to run a successful company if you want to develop a team (so you’re not chained to your business.) How DO you as a business owner, grow your company into a robust healthy…

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Going Above and Beyond – Example From the Tow Man

How do you nab great reviews? What’s a sure fire way to grow your business? How can small (or large for that matter) businesses get the competitive advantage? All of the fabulous (and expensive) newspaper, magazine, radio advertising, your FaceBook posts, Instagram and Pinterest Pictures, tweets, etc. will fall flat…

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Smile, you’re on Candid Camera!

If you and your employees are not doing this, you’re missing the boat. You’re not giving your best first impression and missing an opportunity to increase profits and make someone’s day. To whom does this apply? Customer Service Staff – Interacting face to face with your customer Employee to Employee…

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January Goal Setting and Connecting Challenge

January – The month of New Beginnings! I love the process of looking back, reflecting, taking a moment to appreciate and acknowledge accomplishments of 2016, then looking forward! I am a goal setter for sure. If you’re wired like me and don’t usually celebrate or reflect, this is an important…

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How Changing One Thing Revolutionized My Hiring Practice

Honest moment. Hiring and training, dealing with people’s “issues”, was one of the most frustrating parts of owning my own business. My expectation is that everyone’s reliable, comes to work on time with the right attitude, is a team player, leaves the drama at home, does their research about the…

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Contagious – Recommended Read

I GEEKED out on this book! I’ve been, for years, fascinated with the ponderings of ‘what makes people move’, ‘why do some things catch on’, ‘why does/does not this catch on’,’ how can I get X to catch on’, etc. etc. This book lays it all out. It’s the perfect…

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