The Entrepreneur’s GPS Will Help You Succeed in Business

IT’S NOT ABOUT THE LAUNCH – IT’S ABOUT THE LANDING!

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After several years of keynote speaking, writing and coaching, we, the Barefoot Wine Founders, are happy to announce our first full-length video series on our favorite subject, entrepreneurship! We’re pretty excited! Announcing The Entrepreneur’s Guiding Principles for Success … [Read more...]

C-Suite Network – 7 Ways to Improve Your Business Communication

SIT DOWN, DON’T STAND UP

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Thanks to tweets, texts, posts, and very short attention spans, we have become a society constantly looking for the shortest way to communicate a thought. That may be fine for the captions on a cute kitten picture, or texting your friend a remark, but it’s counter-productive in business … [Read more...]

Demonstrate Sales to Your Salespeople to Give Them Confidence

“BLOOD FROM THE BEAST”

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As an entrepreneur, you and everyone who works for you, and with you, must be a salesperson in one way or another. Even so, the official sales staff is under a lot of pressure to perform. But have you shown them “blood from the beast?” In other words have you actually demonstrated that sales are … [Read more...]

Wharton Business School – Innovation Navigation Interview

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We were interviewed on Innovation Navigation Powered by Wharton Business School on Sirius XM Radio by host, Dave Robertson. To listen to a preview of the interview, please click here. To download the full interview, please visit Innovation Navigation's 7/7/2015 iTunes podcast. … [Read more...]

Entrepreneurs’ Organization – Integrity Trumps Everything

YOUR WORD IS YOUR BOND

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  We can’t have a cop on every corner or a regulator in every office. At some point we must rely on the people we hire, do business with, and buy products or services from. When we cannot depend on these people, we look to terminate the relationship and search for alternatives. It’s only … [Read more...]

Pretending To Understand Can Be Costly

“GOT IT!” – NOT!

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We live in a world that expects us to know and understand increasing complex technologies. Our allocated time to digest new information has been cut to a fraction of what it once was. In a world of Tweets, posts, quick starts, and “Just tell me the one thing…,” it’s easy to miss the point, and the … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Become Indispensable

JUST OWN IT!

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People often ask us what the characteristics of an ideal employee or outsourced service are. The answer is they should be effective, dependable, and irreplaceable. If you are the employee or outsourced service, ask yourself, “Why was the job created, and what are the goals of the job? How and why … [Read more...]

Make Your Workplace More Enjoyable – Public Management Magazine

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We contributed an article for ICMA (International City/County Management Association) Publications Public Management Magazine on how to "Make Your Workplace More Enjoyable."  To read the post, please visit ICMA's website          … [Read more...]