Building Your Personal and Professional Brand

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When we hear the word BRAND, images may pop into your head of the Starbucks mermaid, that Smiling “A” that means Amazon or the little Apple with a bite out of it. These are such recognizable brands, that there is no question what they are “known for.” How did they do it? How do we … Read more

Likability: 4 Qualities to Become More Likeable Online and Off

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  I got into sales in 1989 selling temporary and regular staffing, or placement services, to large and mid-sized businesses. I had no formal sales training but I knew that I could connect with people, getting to know them, allowing them to get to know me, and somehow that always led to business. I have … Read more

Starting a New Business: What You Need to Know About Marketing It

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My son called me last week to tell me he is thinking of striking out on his own to start his own business. I was so excited for him. He has been an electrician for 13 years working for large and small companies. He asked for my advice on what to do first. I get … Read more

Last Minute Gifts for the Entrepreneur in Your Life

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Do you have someone in your life who inspires you with their drive and determination to start or run their own business? Do you want to encourage them and show that you believe in their dreams as much as they do but need some ideas? I have a few items I pulled together that will show … Read more