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2 years ago

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How to Market As An Upstanding Community Corporate Citizen

Many owners of small and medium-sized businesses today understand the logic of giving generously and of associating themselves with community causes.  This makes terrific business sense on so many levels.  Unfortunately far too many of those same business owners miss the opportun ...

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Charlene Norman

2 years ago

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Hey, Wanna Make An Impact This Year?

I believe a fair statement, about much of the information trading as truth today, can be made that there is a bunch of motherhood masquerading as ‘feels’. And by that statement, I mean there is an awful lot of retreaded self-serving bull feathers and poppycock about getting ahead ...

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2 years ago

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How Shall I Spend My Almost Zero $$$ Marketing Budget?

The entire topic of marketing has always been a very confusing beast and never more so than these days.  I thought you might enjoy this blog post I wrote for our website.  It is a simple look at a topic that can confuse even the best who actually only DO marketing for a living.  ...

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2 years ago

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Finding the Time And Other BS

    · Two newsletters I recently wrote to our customers garnered quite a bit of positive feedback. Thought you too might be interested. This is the second one. · In the last newsletter, I told you about my laptop trials and tribulations.  Update:  it took sixteen days to be ...

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2 years ago

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Simple Processes: A Real Life Example

    · Two newsletters I recently wrote to our customers garnered quite a bit of positive feedback. Thought you too might be interested. This is the first one. · Simple Processes:  A Real Life Example ·   · You have heard us say several times now that there are three pillars ...

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Charlene Norman

3 years ago

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If Not NOW, Then When?

  · My partner recently wrote a brilliant piece about how he crafts a proper strategy with a client and then rolls it out. Carefully, diligently and mindfully. Now, as a spectator, I assure you, it is a beautiful thing to watch unroll. You too can watch the business take off her ...

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3 years ago

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Is this year YOUR best?

Right now, many of us are sweating a lot of small stuff on the home stretch of 2017. · But somewhere before the end of this very strange year, we should all take a few minutes to count our blessings.  · Allow me to count mine. · I am the luckiest lady alive!  In February 2015, I ...

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3 years ago

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Go BIG or Go Home!

   · Isn’t it funny how we think we get smarter as we age? Truth is, if we are brutally honest, we are a lot more opinionated, a bit more mellowed and a lot less gonad-ed. · I re-learned a lesson the other day. · When I was younger, I often heard an expression. Girl, you got ...

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Give it Away for Free: One Secret To Success

Why on earth would I say give it away for free is a secret to success?  Because apparently today, I am the odd man out.  · Not really. Here's why. · Once we humans got over the shiny object internet syndrome, (say twenty-five years ago) we were left with the ‘holy shit, look at a ...

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4 years ago

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The Unvarnished Truth about Leadership (Part 2)

  · Are you a good leader? In Part One I gave you the backstory of how I became qualified to talk about leadership with some authority. · In this post, I outline what I feel are the necessary elements of good leadership. Bear in mind, these elements or personal beliefs, are in fa ...

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4 years ago

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The Keys To Surviving & Thriving In The Next Decade

    · When you build your consultancy around the firm belief you can help your clients change their thinking for the better, it just stands to reason you should explain yourself doesn’t it? · This post outlines what we believe and why we believe that in today’s world, the ability ...

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4 years ago

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How to Beat Back Your Fear

Fear is incessant; it makes us lazy, robbing us of many different assets. · One of the things I do is help people overcome their fears and get on with their lives. EXCEPT, I can't use those words or phrases. Instead, I use phrases like, I can help you have the life you always wa ...

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4 years ago

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Your BRAIN is Your Best Goal Achieving Tool

I have been thinking a lot about fear lately.  · Mainly because a client rejected all my partner’s beautiful story ideas and my money making business ideas and instead opted to go with boring, small, and trivial.  · I am not annoyed that she rejected our ideas.  I am annoyed beca ...

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4 years ago

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How to Choose Your Best Advisor

One of the most frequent questions we get is about choosing a good business advisor or coach.  · Some days, it seems like an entire university has sprung up and is happily pumping out coaches and consultants.  Online and offline.  Churning out experts and gurus on, well, everythi ...

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4 years ago

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Why Your Social Media Does Not Work

I finally figured it out.  After much curiosity and study.  And yes after wasting nearly twenty thousand dollars of my own hard earned money.  I finally figured out why social media works for some and does not work for others.  I have proven it in my own life and anecdotally in m ...

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4 years ago

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Many years ago, the beer industry had a brain fart. Grow market share by changing the way beer is packaged. · At the time, I was an analyst at the biggest Canadian brewery and remember well the long days and nights and the $100 million spent to bring in the new look of the long-n ...

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4 years ago

Startling magic at BeBee; near miss at LinkedIn.

I am a business professional; I am not a writer. I write serious stuff. About making money. About navigating the black and white world of profit and loss. About managing people, rules, and laws. About what works and what doesn’t work in strategy, analytics, operations, and financ ...

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4 years ago

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Compassion over Money: The Ripple Effect

  · Is there anyone who can claim brilliance in compassion? Probably not. Compassion is a soft skill. Learned from others. So too are many of the other management talents we take for granted. They are learned from the ripple effect. · I once heard of a colleague who was dyin ...

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Charlene Norman

4 years ago

One Way of Coping

You know those days when everything goes horribly wrong? The phone doesn’t ring. The new promo doesn’t bring in anything close to the returns you hoped, budgeted, COUNTED ON. The amazing employee you hired apparently isn’t quite as amazing as you thought. The synergies those expe ...

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Charlene Norman

4 years ago

Develop Killer Instincts: 3 Tips

  · Lately, I have been getting asked more frequently for tips for improving the killer instinct.  FREE Please.  I am not sure if I am being tested or if folks really have no idea. · Killer Instinct Tip #1  Whenever something goes wrong in your world, remind yourself that Every ...

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