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Archive for January, 2013

Jan
29

Purple Cow by Seth Godin

This is a great book about marketing and it really makes you think. The book is easy to read and short at just under 140 pages. Godin opens by saying if you ever look at a bunch of cows for a while it sure gets boring. That’s why we don’t do it, looking at brown cows is boring. However, what would be really neat is if you saw a purple cow. A Purple cow is anything spectacular, exciting, or remarkaThat would really make an individual sit and stare for a while. Godin is using this as a analogy, fascinating companies

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Jan
26

The Harbowl

With the upcoming Superbowl (The Harbowl) on February 3rd, I would like to share a story which got my blood boiling. It’s the type of thing this country needs less of and the NFL should be ashamed of themselves for doing this to the average joe. Why free credit score do these types of things happen to good people? If I wasn’t such a football fan (I bleed blue, white, and grey for America’s team) and hadn’t been all my life I would lose interest in the sport altogether after reading a story like this. This man should have been

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Jan
25

The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon

The Energy Bus was an excellent book and a very short read. It somewhat reminded me of the Go-Giver but the book was much shorter in duration. It’s about a guy named George who is having problems with both his career and his marriage. He walks outside one Monday morning and finds his car has a flat tire so he asks his wife if he can borrow her car. She says no, and she tells him that he better start being a better husband or she’s going to file for a divorce. His work is in shambles too, he has

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Jan
24

Become a Better Negotiator

Negotiation is a skill some of us are better at than others? I’m not afraid to negotiate on anything, and at any place. I plan on showing you how to become a better negotiator. When I’m negotiating on big-ticket items, I always like to have my wife and possibly my father with me. Having people around you while you’re negotiating only helps you make your case. Just make sure only one person is doing the negotiating. A lot of places will negotiate with you, you just have to be upfront and ask for what you want. If you don’t, you’re

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Jan
23

Power of Networking

Networking is a crucial skill to possess in the business world today. The power of networking can be a great thing for those of us that know how to do it effectively. Developing relationships with colleagues, clients, and friends in the business world will only help you out with your viagra no prescription career. When you think about expanding your network go into it with a mindset of “What can I do for this person, how can I help him/her out?” I see so many business professionals today get into networking groups and act like “Here is my business card,

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