Communication

Is Honesty the Secret Ingredient?

Honesty is a vital component of profitability. This is a concept I’ve been toying around with since my conversation with Larry Winget. According to Larry, dishonesty and a lack of...

The Impressionist Art of Conversation

I still don't have a Kindle, and don't think I want one. I love the feel of physical books. I love the subtle cracking sound of the spin when I...

How To Destroy Employee Loyalty

I had dinner a few nights ago with a friend who works for a Fortune 500 company.  He’s been looking for another job for nearly two years now, and he...

Surrounded With Naysayers? Here's 12 Ways To Deal With Them

You have a great idea. Yet, the naysayers tell you it will never work. If you let them, naysayers can crush your dreams. If you don’t confront them they’ll continue...

Utopia Corporation

If you are like most people in business, you strive to be the best. Heck, we all do, right? Problem is, so many businesses strive to be the best –...

5 Ways To Help Manage Someone You Hate

Hate your co-worker or employee? Congratulations!  You have completed the first step in making things work.  Acknowledging you have a problem, after all, is the first step. Ironically, teams where...

The Criticism Challenge

If you have ever had an employee need harsh criticism, you know just how difficult a task it can be. Most people don’t like to dish out criticism, which is...

How To Turn An Argument Into A Productive Discussion

If you think about how many hours you spend with colleagues per week, it is easy to see why you may sometimes find yourself smack dab in the middle of...

Have Great Client Meetings in These 12 Unexpected Places

Holding meetings with clients is a given. At some point just about all entrepreneurs need to meet with their client. But where you meet can make a big difference. So...

The Right Way To Ask For Help

At one point or another, we all need some form of help, but very few of us really know how to ask for it in the right way. And if...

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