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Don’t Procrastinate Your Way To Business Failure (Video)

Okay I have a confession. I’m a procrastinator. Yes, it’s sad but true. Now I’ll agree that not all procrastination is a bad thing. Sometimes issues will take care of themselves if we just ignore

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Get Unstuck By Taking Consistent Action (Video)

Are you stuck? We’ve all been there. I’ve been there more times than I’d like to count over the years. And there’s only one surefire way to change that. Take action. Yep. And this video is proof

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Customer Experience Feedback Is Priceless Gold For Your Business (Video)

Do your customers bother to give you feedback on your business process? If not, you need to start asking. As small business owners, we get stuck in the sameness of our company and often don’t notice

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It’s A Big Mistake To Outsource Sales (Video)

You know — I get it. You didn’t want to grow up to be a salesperson. After all, those people are sleazy, “car salesman” types who are just after your money. Right? No way! And there are plenty

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How To Train Employees (and Save Money Too!) (Video)

It’s easy to skimp on spending time and money to train people to help out in your business. You’re too busy. You don’t want to spend the money. It’s easier to do things yourself. Name your excuse

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Four Key Questions For Small Business Planning (Video)

Planning for your next year in business is one of the best things you can do to ensure profitability. Most small business owners wait until the end of the year to do a quick assessment, but that’s a

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Leadership Is About Action, Not Words (Video)

Becoming a small business owner means you get to have a fancy title. We’ve all heard the old adage about not being able to hear someone because their actions are speaking too loud. That is amplified

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How Are We Doing Check Ins Are Good For Business Growth (Video)

Have you made the mistake of putting your business on “set it and forget it?” If that’s the case, you could be leaving a ton of money on the table. Believe me, I’ve made this mistake in areas of

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Should You Ban Free Email Accounts From Your Mailing List?

o you read most of your email using your free email account? Conventional wisdom says it’s highly likely you do. That’s why I take issue with the “experts” who say you shouldn’t allow free email

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A Good Sales Funnel Will Keep Your Cash Flowing (Video)

If you’re like most small business owners, you’ve had your share of cash flow issues. It’s when you are rolling in the dough one month and starving for cash the next. Sound familiar? Most of the

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Train Your Customers To Buy More

If there’s one thing I know, it’s that you’re a very busy person. And another thing I know is that you like to spend money. You see, we’re all like that. Your customers are that way too. So that

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How To End Voice Mail Tag Forever (Video)

Who hasn’t played voice mail tag at one time or another? It can be an annoying and frustrating process. And it’s a big time waster too. Sure, we have plenty of alternate ways to connect these days

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How to Manage Email Overwhelm and Stop Distractions

It’s actually quite comical that we’ve been hearing “email is dead” for several years now. If email was dead, there wouldn’t be so many people who complain about email overwhelm. I bet you’ve

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When Naming Your Small Business, Don’t Go Trendy (Video)

Once you’ve decided to open your own business, you have to go through what some people consider the agony of naming your business. Plenty of people go the easy route and just use their name or initials. But

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How “Not To” Create a Great First Impression (Video)

I’m sure you’ve probably had the opportunity at some point in time to experience a wait at the doctor’s office. And it probably wasn’t pleasant. Sitting in an uncomfortable chair with a bunch of

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