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I am stretched so thin with all the projects on my plate and sometimes it feels like getting help from an assistant isn’t a help, but rather it’s like adding another to-do to my plate. This is a common response from executives of small and medium sized...

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5 Solid Suggestions to Reinforce Your Company Culture

One of the key challenges that face any business owner is how to build a business that is independent of themselves. In other words, how can they build a business that isn’t reliant on them being there every day to solve challenges or put out fires. Obviously sound systems and intelligent internal controls are two major ingredients to build a company that is independent of the founder. But what...

10 Tactics to Increase Sales

Here are 10 sales tactics I’ve used with many companies I’ve run or coached over the years. 1. Convert Visitors into Customers: Look at all the people who “visit” your business (either online or physical) but whom you never actually get their contact information. If it’s online, beef up...

9 Twitter Accounts You Should Follow For Breaking News And Reliable Stories

The question I’m most often asked about Twitter is this: “Who is worth following for breaking news & stories?”. Which Twitter handle would you recommend to a friend joining Twitter for accurate, reliable, and efficient news stories? How to stay in touch...

5 Ways to Raise the Accountability Bar Inside Your Company

It’s one thing to create a grand plan to grow your company, it is a whole other thing to get your team consistently executing. The most essential “in the trenches” key to execution is to raise the accountability bar inside your company so that each team member...

5 Solid Suggestions to Reinforce Your Company Culture

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One of the key challenges that face any business owner is how to build a business that is independent of themselves. In other words, how can they build a business that isn’t reliant on them being there...

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10 Tactics to Increase Sales

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Here are 10 sales tactics I’ve used with many companies I’ve run or coached over the years. 1. Convert Visitors into Customers: Look at all the people who “visit” your business (either online or physical) but whom you never actually get their contact information. If it’s online, beef up your free offer lead captures to make them more enticing....

9 Twitter Accounts You Should Follow For Breaking News And Reliable Stories

The question I’m most often asked about Twitter is this: “Who is worth following for breaking news & stories?”. Which Twitter handle would you recommend to a friend joining Twitter for accurate, reliable, and efficient news...

5 Ways to Raise the Accountability Bar Inside Your Company

It’s one thing to create a grand plan to grow your company, it is a whole other thing to get your team consistently executing. The most essential “in the trenches” key to execution is to raise the accountability bar inside your company...

The 29 Key Questions to Ask Before You Form Any Partnerships

Whether it’s a formal business partnership, a joint venture, or a significant strategic relationship, partnerships can be an incredible source of business leverage. Like all forms of leverage, a partnership’s power can magnify good...

10 Tips for Executives to Leverage Their Personal Assistants to Get More Done in Less Time

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I am stretched so thin with all the projects on my plate and sometimes it feels like getting help from an assistant isn’t a help, but rather it’s like adding another to-do to my plate. This is a common...

5 biggest beer brands in China by volume

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A recently published report by the Euromonitor indicates that the world’s biggest beer market in terms of volume sales, china, will overtake the United States in terms of value sale by 2017. China, a...

What Your Payment Processing Says About Your Company?

Establishing a brand involves more than a logo, a tagline, or physical storefront. In fact, the systems you leverage to run your business, including the forms of payment you accept, can speak volumes about...

8 Tips When Selling Your Business That You Need to Know

In the course of giving keynotes to large entrepreneurial conferences I often get asked, “David, what’s it really like to sell your company? What do you wish you would have known before you sold that...

5 Solid Suggestions to Reinforce Your Company Culture

Leadership

One of the key challenges that face any business owner is how to build a business that is independent of themselves. In other words, how can they build a business that isn’t reliant on them being there...

10 Tactics to Increase Sales

Leadership

Here are 10 sales tactics I’ve used with many companies I’ve run or coached over the years. 1. Convert Visitors into Customers: Look at all the people who “visit” your business (either online or...

9 Twitter Accounts You Should Follow For Breaking News And Reliable Stories

The question I’m most often asked about Twitter is this: “Who is worth following for breaking news & stories?”. Which Twitter handle would you recommend to a friend joining Twitter for accurate,...

5 Ways to Raise the Accountability Bar Inside Your Company

It’s one thing to create a grand plan to grow your company, it is a whole other thing to get your team consistently executing. The most essential “in the trenches” key to execution is to raise the...