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52 free self-paced business courses to fuel your success

“Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job. If you work hard on your job you can make a living, but if you work hard on yourself, you’ll make a fortune.” – Jim Rohn I close my newsletter each week with a quote that I hope you’ll find inspirational. I featured this […]

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Is the 5-hour rule your ticket to greater success?

When you aren’t growing, it is virtually impossible for your business to grow. If you think about it for a moment, I believe that you’ll agree with that statement. As a business owner, you need to be discovering new opportunities and new ways to accomplish things. These both require innovative analyses of your business and […]

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Know Your Assets for Significance (Part Five): Your Most Effective Spontaneous Thoughts

By Dan Coughlin Your spontaneous thoughts are what you immediately think when specific types of situations or people pop into your life. They are your beliefs that force their way to the forefront of your thinking without you taking any time to consider them. They are your real attitude on display for everyone to see. […]

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Why Your Business Will Only Grow As Big As You Grow Yourself and What To Do About It

If you’re a small business owner, it almost goes without saying that you’re committed to your business, but let me ask a simple question: Are you committed to yourself? I’m going to cut to the chase: Most of the time, to grow your small business, you must first grow yourself. I touched on this topic […]

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Productive Ways to Say ‘Goodbye’ to 2014

Unless you’re working the returns counter at Macy’s, the week between Christmas and New Years can be very slow. This is especially true if your company is B2B. Lots of businesses close down during this week and others operate with minimal personnel. What does that context tell us? For one thing, if you’re planning to […]

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Self-Improvement Month: Grow Yourself, Grow Your Business

September is Self-Improvement Month – it’s also National Honey Month, but that’s a bit off topic for this space, so we’ll stick to the self-improvement topic today. Many of you are self-employed, so it stands to reason that if you improve the “self” you’re also improving your employer, which is your small business. We’re so […]

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September is….

It’s September.  My oh my, how time flies.  It seems as if we were just basking in the warm rays of May, and now it’s time to rake leaves!  Next thing you know, we’ll wake up and the Holiday decorations will be up (if they’re not already-but don’t even get me started on that conundrum).   […]

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