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I am Real, Really

I am Real, Really

It was a human moment. Leah, a gal in one of my Facebook groups, accidentally sent the wrong email message to a group of her subscribers. She followed up with an apology and was pleasantly surprised that people were cool about it. She also got a different response...
The Worst Business Advice Ever?

The Worst Business Advice Ever?

Image via Flickr by laughlin What’s the worst piece of business advice you ever got? Somewhere along the way, a well-meaning mentor or colleague likely said it. In my case my mother, no doubt wishing to protect me from dependence and disappointment, said:...
How to Avoid Overwhelm

How to Avoid Overwhelm

When NPR asked people to describe 2009 in one word, the results made an interesting word cloud, but not a pretty picture. How to make a better 2010 One of the benefits of a “tumultuous,” “bittersweet” and “fubar” year is lessons,...
How to Recognize Prospects You Can’t Help

How to Recognize Prospects You Can’t Help

Every bad client that is now wasting your time, failing to produce results or missing payments was once a prospect that you chose to accept.  Did you ignore early warning signs or intuition that foreshadowed the future, rotten outcome? I met last week with a business...