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How am I supposed to do that?

The other day I was reminded of a great (and very simple) negotiating technique that can work in a lot of different scenarios. I (and the person who reminded me) had first seen this idea in the book ‘Never Split The Difference’ by Chris Voss. Voss had picked it up as part of his experience […]

Could “Doinkers” Impact Your Business?

If you’re a Chicago Bears fan, it’s probably too soon to read this.  However, if you can apply this to your business it might help reduce the chances of “doinkers” impacting your game plan as you start the New Year. Whether you’re a football fan or not, you’ve probably seen the Pepsi commercial when the […]

5 Quotes to Inspire for a New Year

This time of year is always good for reflection and inspiration – and to that end, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite quotes that seem especially applicable when you’re thinking about the upcoming New Year. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller What you get out […]

A Holiday wish to A-S-P-I-R-E in 2019

It’s hard to believe another year is almost in the rear view mirror.  As you sit back and hopefully enjoy a few days of family and friends while counting your blessings during this holiday season, we would like to share what we hope is an Aspiring acrostic message for this Christmas Holiday Season.   Happy Holidays […]

Why your New Year’s Resolutions will fail (and what to do about it…)

Almost everyone has had the experience of setting a goal (or a resolution) for themselves, sticking with it for a few days but eventually falling back into old habits and failing to make a change. The good news is that it’s not your particular lack of willpower that’s caused you to fail to stick to […]

Are you playing to your strengths?

Maybe it just goes with this time of the year; businesses are reflecting on their year and planning for the next.  Companies are making assessments on all sorts of things, their product offerings, their current employee teams, if they have people in the right seats, what’s good, what’s bad, or what needs improvement?   And as […]