Category: General

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough!

Ain’t no mountain high enough. Ain’t no valley low enough. Ain’t no river wide enough to keep me from getting to you, baby.

You may remember this song popularized by Marvin Gaye in 1967. For some reason the lyrics keep running through my head — not about my husband (although I do love him), but rather about my business. And not just my business, but every successful small business out there.

I realize the song is about personal relationships, but aren’t our relationships with our business just as strong? When you launch a business, it’s personal. In the early days, you are the business. You nurture it, you do your best to protect it and you struggle to help it grow. The lines between your personal and business life are completely blurred. The business occupies your heart and mind constantly. Your business is a part of you.

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One Percent Edge #Podcast: Dan Coughlin

This week’s One Percent Edge Podcast features Dan Coughlin. Dan is president of The Coughlin Company, Inc., a management consulting firm focused on improving executive effectiveness and significance. He serves as a thinking partner for executives and business owners toward improving their most important desired business outcomes. He does this through executive coaching for individuals […]

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Women’s History Month Tribute to Pioneering Entrepreneur: My Mother!

As we celebrate women’s history month, remember the great women in your life and don’t let their work be for naught. Women have made significant progress in business, but that progress has come on the backs of women who forged ahead, clearing the way. It is our duty to keep improving and widening the path. It’s our turn to carry the torch for future generations.

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Nearly Half of Commuters Admit to Texting While Driving: AT&T Calls on Employers to Help End What Has Become a Dangerous “Habit” for Many

Nearly half of commuters self-reported texting while driving in a recent poll, and 43% of those who did called it a “habit.”   Commuters are texting and driving even more than teens – 49%, compared to 43%.  And the problem has gotten worse.  Six in 10 commuters say they never texted while driving three years ago. […]

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