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The Top 10 Ways to Waste Your Time in a Strong Contact Group

Your seat in a strong contact group (such as a BNI Chapter) is worth a considerable amount of money, if you calculate the time you spend each week and the business value of your time. Don’t squander all that money. Success in … Continue reading

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There’s A Lot Of Money In Keeping People Ignorant

Wow, that is a powerful statement – and absolutely correct. I just read an article in the April 2012 issue of Fast Company {one of my favorite magazines by the way} titled “Tigo Helps Remittances Go Mobile” {Link: http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/164/tigo-mobile-banking}. Besides the … Continue reading

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The Journey to Inbox Zero

Earlier this year I set a goal to more effectively manage my email – aka: Inbox Zero. Like many of you, I too receive hundreds of emails every day and it is easy to let email rule your life rather … Continue reading

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The Power of Not Being a Jerk

Recently I was in Austin, Texas for The 2012 Global Coworking Unconference Conference (http://www.austingcuc.com/) and the Southwest Music Conference and Festival (http://sxsw.com/), and I was reminded of one of the most powerful lessons of life I learned from How to Win … Continue reading

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Introducing Open Source Entrepreneurship (aka OSE)

You heard it here first – today I am coining a new term … Open Source Entrepreneurship More than 600,000 new businesses are started every year in the United States (an average of 40 a day here in the Richmond, … Continue reading

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What’s your Networking Agenda?

Being a successful networker has a lot to do with your frame of mind, and what your agenda is. First it’s important to realize that sales and networking are two different things. Networking is about building relationships and impacting others.Where … Continue reading

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Create Shazam! Moments by Asking “What’s Your Resolution This Year?”

It’s a New Year and it presents a great opportunity to refocus, refresh, and refer. That is, a great opportunity to find some robust referrals for your referral partners by asking one simple question of everybody you know and meet … Continue reading

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