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A Leader’s Guide: Diagnosing Negotiations Skills Deficiency in Sales

      This is a guest post from Mike Milich – founder of SwiftNegotia and the guy you want to know if you’re doing any serious (big dollar) negotiations.  Mike was generous enough to share the following post – and it’s a great way to quickly diagnose if there’s a lack of skills problem […]

Are Distractions Killing Your Productivity?

   A recent HBR article addressed the topic of coping with the overwhelming amount of distractions we are bombarded with on a daily basis. The world is getting louder every day and without any strategies to limit the distractions, they will wreck the schedule of even the most well-intentioned productive individuals, including you! Recent studies […]

Would you consider a shorter work week?

It’s no surprise that the world is changing, but as we wrap up another Labor Day, is it time to start thinking about how we collectively labor?  It’s extremely difficult to find great new employees, it’s becoming harder to keep them and employee engagement continues to be very low (less than 20% from a global […]

Change your story for better outcomes…

But here’s the thing – you have a choice about which story you tell yourself and you can CHOOSE to go with a story that generates a positive outcome rather than a negative one.

Got a problem? I-D-S it…!

Every business has issues.   There are issues when business is good and there are issues when business is bad.   The reality is all businesses have issues (even yours).   It’s the ability to effectively solve those issues that often separates one business from another.  But how does one effectively and efficiently solve issues? There has to […]

Is your business getting better?

I really don’t like going to see the doctor.  It’s irrational, it’s fear-based (although I can’t pinpoint it to anything specific) and in the grand scheme of things, I know it’s not good for me. But that doesn’t change the fact that I will fight going to see a doctor at every turn.  I’m working […]