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Getting Past the Poison and Working Together as a Team
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In America, we need to learn the difference between negotiation and compromise and principles that cannot be altered. We need to learn how to get past the poison of labels and start working together as a team.

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It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask for Advice: Lessons from an Entrepreneur
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It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. But when you’re starting out, do you really know anyone? And as you get going, do you really know anyone who matters? And if you try to sit down with someone who does, will they really give you the time of day? Here are tips that you can use to ask for advice from the executives you want to learn from.

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5 Methods for Optimizing Your Boardroom
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When I first started building my board I still owned 100% of the company. Many people were surprised that I was willing to subject myself to the headache of having to answer to outside directors. Here’s my experience and how it can translate into crafting a high-performing, accelerator board for your company.

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My Toolbox: Time Management through an EA
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One of the greatest assets I have is my time, and learning to delegate and use my time wisely is an ongoing challenge I face. Here’s how having an executive assistant helps me manage better.

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Can real estate transactions teach us anything about business?
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My wife and I have bought a new home. In doing so we also decided to sell the old one. As we went through the process, coached by our realtor,…

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Is your mind full of $%*#?
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Many people underestimate the value of a clear mind. In today’s society we tend to rush from one urgent task to another, rarely taking time to strategize, plan, or even…

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Recipe for Successful Business Transitions
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Business changes. It is inevitable that an organization will need to navigate several transitions each year. Some will be critical to success, others will optimize performance, and still others will…

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The Lost Art of Follow Up
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I have a confession to make: I’ve been blown away by the mere fact that within the past 3 days I’ve had two people “follow up” with me. The first…

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Power Of Praise
The Power of Praise
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Don’t underestimate the power of a simple compliment. When you’re in a position of management, you need to show appreciation and thank your employees.

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