Category Archives: Marketing

Leaders: Here Are The Top 4 Digital Trends for 2016

Research continues to show drastic increases in the number of people who prefer to do business in the digital realm. In order to be effective, leaders must embrace this new landscape and leverage both its reach and potential to remain viable. Continue reading

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4 Surefire Ways to SUCK at Goal-Setting

You’re probably sick of hearing about how to do this properly. I don’t blame you. I’m tired of it too. So for this post, we’re going to talk about how to SUCK at setting goals. Continue reading

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You’re Not As Busy As You Think

The next 3 posts on this blog will feature reruns of the Top 3 highest-read posts from 2015. Coming in at Number 3 is “You’re Not As Busy As You Think.” Continue reading

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The Middle Ground

Which of these phrases sounds best to you? “Find the middle ground.”  “Let’s come to a compromise.”  “Can we meet somewhere in the middle?”  “Let’s work towards a mutually beneficial arrangement?”  Personally, I prefer the last one. The first three … Continue reading

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What If ABSURD! Was a Good Thing?

Being good at your business isn’t enough. There, I’ve said it. In order to compete, you need to go way way way beyond good. You need to go way way way beyond great. You need to go way way way … Continue reading

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Are You Really Listening?

Originally posted on CU Insight – 9/26/14 My late mother had a favorite saying – “Take the cotton out of your ears and put it in your mouth.” In other words, “shut up and listen!” I’m sure that we’ve all … Continue reading

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Experiences Sell Better Than Products

(Part 3 of 3 in a series) Disney’s “Magic,” Southwest Airlines’ “Company Spirit,” and Zappos’ “WOW Philosophy.” These and other great organizations don’t necessarily focus on the products they sell. They know that if they are able to provide a … Continue reading

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