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Be Thankful For Civility On The Job

Be Thankful For Civility On The Job

National and international studies show that workplace bullying remains a problem. Regardless of your political affiliation, one can see how the bullying temperament of the White House has increased the number of hate crimes and aggressive behavior [...]

Publicity: What Do CEOs Want?

What do CEOs want? From power to prestige to recognition and appreciation for all of their hard work over the years, CEOs share one ideal, they truly want to help make the world a better place. Using their wisdom, credentials and experience [...]
Build Your Online Presence

Podcast: Build Your Online Presence

Listen Here: Ajay Prasad is a serial entrepreneur and owner of GMR Web Team and GMR Transcription. Ajay was formerly a marketer for Fortune 10 companies when he left the corporate world to pursue his dream of being a business owner. Ajay [...]
Podcast: Your Game Plan To Hire The Right Team

Podcast: Your Game Plan To Hire The Right Team

Listen Here: Today’s guest is award winning business coach, Maria Marsala who for over 30 years has helped big and small service business owners create more time in their day and acquire more ideal clients. Her company, Elevating Your Business, [...]

Can You Make a Convertible into a Hard Top? Can You Make a Hard Top into a Convertible?

I used to try to make a car into something that it wasn’t meant to be. Before you laugh, did you ever try to make a lap dog into a watch dog or a one page report into a 20 page report? When I bought my first car I would take each car I was [...]

Podcast: SEO 101

Listen Here: David Waterman is Senior Director of Earned Media/SEO at The Search Agency. He has over 10 years of SEO and digital marketing experience and has helped brands large and small improve their brand visibility online. SEO 101 Can [...]

Podcast: Outsourcing Virtual Assistants

Listen Here: Frank Salas is a successful serial megapreneur who owns 6 businesses and runs them at a high level with the help of an army of amazing Virtual Assistants. Outsourcing Virtual Assistants How do you know if you’re ready for [...]

Podcast: Virtual Assistant Technology

Listen Here: Frank Klesitz is the CEO and co-founder of Vyral Marketing, an advertising agency for entrepreneurs in professional services. Virtual Assistant Technology What types of jobs are best for virtual assistants? How do you screen/interview [...]

Podcast: How To Become A Virtual Assistant

Listen Here: Gina Horkey knows everything there is to know about the world of virtual assistant work. She started as one herself (and still is one), created a course to help others break into VA work called 30 Days or Less to Virtual Assistant [...]

Podcast: The Pros & Cons Of Hiring A Virtual Assistant

Listen Here: Professional Virtual Assistant, and President of Wisdom Seekers Management & Consulting, Jeffery Sullivan discusses the value that virtual assistants can bring to your business and offers some suggestions for choosing the right [...]

Podcast: How To Hire The Perfect Virtual Assistant

Listen Here: Catherine Storing is a business coach, fashion stylist and multi-business owner, including a full service virtual assistantcompany that provides support services for her coaching clients. Catherine is author of the upcoming book On-boarding [...]

Podcast: How To Overcome The Perfectionist In You

Listen Here: Bob McIntosh is a #1 Amazon bestselling author of the book Get Out of Your Own Way, Break the Perfectionist Mindset and Unleash the Floodgates of Prosperity.  He is an entrepreneur with several successful ventures from real estate [...]

Create Smart Goals to Score Big

You won’t make it across the goal line if you don’t learn how to manage the scrimmage line. I suggest you utilize the S.M.A.R.T. principle to focus your goals and craft guiding power questions to make your team a winner. Are your goals specific? [...]

Is There Anything Verifiable We Can Really Count On? Polls, Pundits and Polarizing Opinions

Recently a client called upset with his CEO. He read the handwriting on the wall. Or so he thought. He just wasn’t sure what the handwriting was saying. Should the client stay? Should the client leave? Should he look at the myriad of other [...]

Your Cheerleaders the Chanteuses of Encouragement

Creative people need to isolate for a great part of their work, but it isn’t always a good practice. Sometimes you need to be in the graceful presence of another person to feel yourself in their reflection. Everyone needs cheerleaders. Assemble [...]

Dink and Dunk for Masterful Team

A great practice is about asking powerful questions. In my book Ask Power Questions: A Practical Guide to Help You Get What You Want in Business, Life and Friendship, I share my 17 Strategies to Help You Formulate Power Questions. One of a series, [...]

How to Draft a Winning Team

To make your team a winner you’ll need to isolate and assemble the attributes that lead to success. Who are the people that work hard to help you succeed? Where and how do you engage your team members? Do you meet in coffee shops, online, [...]

What’s Your Quarterback Cadence

Hut-one, hut-two? For your team to function well, good communication is absolutely necessary. In my book Ask Power Questions: A Practical Guide to Help You Get What You Want in Business, Life, and Friendship, I share the skills of working with [...]

Know Your Team

You need at least one expert team to help you achieve your goals, and you may need many to reach success. Think about all the teams you have in place now. Your work, doctor’s office, grocery store, coffee shop all function as teams that serve [...]

Four Personal Keys to Kick Off Your Year

It’s easy to kick off your year focusing on the big stuff you want to accomplish. You’ll find plenty of encouragement to make vast goals so you can attain great things, but as a coach I know that making big goals alone usually ends up [...]

What Sports Taught Me about My Business Plan and Yearly Goals

You’ve probably read plenty of headlines hawking that you need to plan your year wisely with success in mind. You’re told to make new resolutions that fix challenges, and you’ve heard the pumped up messages intended to inspire change [...]

Workplace Bullies: Don’t Let Them Defeat You

When we hear about bullying taking place, our first assumption is that it’s happening to a child or youth, however workplace bullying is ever-present, and often like many other younger victims, the bullied individual suffers silently. Workplace [...]

Podcast: Redefining Responsibility In The New Economy

Listen Here: Motivational Keynote Speaker and Business Growth Expert, Meridith Elliott Powell works with clients to help them instill ownership at every level to ensure profits at every turn. Meridith is the author of several books, including Winning [...]

Podcast: Pick Up The Darn Phone!

Listen Here: David Hill is a leading expert on telephone prospecting to increase sales and author of the upcoming book The Sales Playbook, which will be published in Spring 2016. Pick Up The Darn Phone! Are people afraid of the phone? Do [...]

Can We Keep Calm In Every Situation Nowadays?

The internet meme of the British World War II slogan, “Keep Calm and Carry On” has morphed into any number of amusing applications. The latest I saw was “Keep Calm and Have a Tarot Reading”!  Is it really possible to keep calm in any [...]

Five Star Workplace

Ever wonder why it is tough to return to work after a five star vacation? Think of the courtesy and service anyone receives when visiting a classy hotel.  Visitors are greeted kindly “How was your flight…” or “May I help you with your [...]

Podcast: Keys To Healing the Workplace Culture

Listen Here: Danna Beal, M.Ed. is  a workplace culture expert, international speaker, coach and author of The Extraordinary Workplace:  Replacing Fear with Trust and Compassion. She has been the keynote speaker and workshop leader for over [...]

Podcast: The Risk You Don’t Know Can Hurt Your Biz

Listen Here: Tom Bullen is with Premier Risk Management, the risk management advisory arm of AETHOS Consulting Group, a hospitality focused executive search and human capital services firm. AETHOS speaks with hospitality companies around the [...]

Podcast: The 11 Laws of Likability

Listen Here: Michelle Tillis Lederman is  the author of two books; The 11 Laws of Likability and Heroes Get Hired. She is an expert in relationship networking, career advancement, and work place communications. She has been on NBC, FOX, [...]

Podcast: Software Solutions for Small Business

Listen Here: Dave Kramer, is the founder of AllProWebTools – an online workflow management dashboard for small businesses. Dave draws on over 30 years of coding and entrepreneurship experience to help small businesses all across America [...]

Podcast: How To Go From Success To Significance

Listen Here: Rick Coplin had a successful career in a Fortune 100 company, but left to join a startup and transition to a life of significance. Rick is currently Vice President of Community Partner Ventures with Rev1 Ventures working alongside [...]

Podcast: Social Media Marketing For Small Business

Listen Here: Dimple Thakkar is the CEO & Impresario of Synhergy Marketing, a multiple award-winning social media agency based in Los Angeles. They’ve won the Small Business of the Year Award from the US Chamber of Commerce and received [...]

Podcast: Improve Your Business by Being Customer-centric

Listen Here: Rob Bellenfant is the founder and CEO of TechnologyAdvice, which is a company that helps businesses find the right technology solution for their needs, and helps business technology vendors find the customers for their products. [...]

Podcast: Mastering Business Growth to Get the Best Results

Listen Here: Diane Helbig is a business and leadership development coach, radio show host, author, and speaker. She is passionate about helping small business owners and sales professionals maximize their efforts so they realize success as [...]

Excusing Bad Behavior in the Office?

Layla was working on a project that required the input of two other offices. She needed data from the research office, and also promotional materials from the institution’s marketing division. She was on a deadline, but still needed to move [...]