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Speaking Events Cancelled? Here’s what you can do.

“My live speaking events are cancelled. Now what?!” This is a common question and concern we’re hearing these days. To be sure, the ongoing pandemic has changed virtually every facet of our lives. Now has never been a better time to stay agile and do some serious “outside of the box” thinking because one thing is almost certain: more change …

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3 Steps to Ace Content Marketing Strategy

As an online entrepreneur, you’d probably like to: Increase client/customer retention Sell more products & services Easily develop new leads Boost brand awareness Leverage testimonials & stories Right? I can see you nodding through the screen 🙂 An effective content marketing strategy is one way you can make this happen. If it seems daunting, don’t be put off – we’ll …

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In the Midst of Chaos, Can We Emerge Changed?

Shutdowns, lockdowns, death … and now, protests and so much violence … 2020 feels like it’s spiraling out of control. Actually, it doesn’t just feel like it – most would agree, our world needs help. With so much chaos seemingly everywhere, recent events have left us (corporately and individually) asking: How can we take constructive action? What can we do …

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‘New Normal’ or ‘Business as Usual’?

Where Does Your Business Stand as the Economy Reopens? What will your plan be? When the government starts to roll out plans to reopen the economy, what will that mean for your business operations? In these uncertain times, there is at least one certainty: all business owners will be faced with many choices to contemplate. As you think about your …

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Crisis Mode…or Crisis Management?

Crisis Mode or Crisis Management: Which Do You Choose? At about 8 weeks into the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States, we are nowhere near the end. At this point, we’re hopefully somewhere near the middle of the virus scare itself. Of course, the economic, social, educational, and emotional impact will surely be felt for years to come. This event …

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COVID-19 Small Business Relief

The Paycheck Protection Program: What This Means for Your Small Business On March 16th 2020, our country began a 15-day plan to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Five weeks after our President announced these measures, social distancing orders remain in place and questions remain. When will we begin to see a large shift in numbers? Will businesses large and small …

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90-Day Business Plan That Keeps on Giving!

Our 1st quarter 90-Day Planning group had so much positive feedback and success that we promised we would do another round. We had several people who were interested in participating, but were just too busy with tax season and the end of the fiscal year. We get it! Then, let’s be honest, it was summer… kids were headed back to …

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The Best Competitive Advantage

The latest figures are in. Unemployment is low. Really low. Trading Economics quotes it at being the lowest since May 2001 “US unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in May 2017 from 4.4 percent in the previous month and below market expectations of 4.4 percent.” That’s great, right? Not if you are the one that is in need of hiring. …

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Teamwork as a Service?

In our recent posts, we offered some tips to help take your project from blueprint to achievement through effective project management tips and practices. But we all know you can’t (don’t want to) do it alone. Most successful projects involve a team, each team needs a leader, and the right tools to be successful. Whether your team consists of full-time …

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Team Management for Project Management

In our last post, we discussed best practices of project management. This week, we wanted to take a look at the role and responsibilities of an effective project manager. You will need (and want) people to help you. Hopefully, you know you can’t (or don’t want to) do it all alone, so give yourself the obvious role of project manager …