How Was Your Memorial Day?

How Was Your Memorial Day?

I hope it was special...as it is for us every year! We honor the men and women who died serving in the Military, and give praise to our veterans and those that are currently serving our country. This year I held my 8th annual memorial day party. Flew in live crawfish...

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How Are You Handling The Hundred Days of Hell?

How Are You Handling The Hundred Days of Hell?

General William Sherman said "War is hell". Spring can also be hell. How are you handling the late spring? Or chaotic schedule? Or your stressed clients and employees? Use these 3 solutions... Manage expectations: Clients become unhappy due to missed schedules or...

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Great Leaders Know How to ‘Manage Up’

Good leaders can manage operations smoothly and predict and overcome problems. They do a good job managing others. I call this Managing Down. Great leaders can do all that, and also Manage Up: they know how to interact with their boss in order to help keep their boss...

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Sell The Emotion, Not The Details

Sell The Emotion, Not The Details

Being an expert and selling your expertise can increase sales — until the point that it holds you back, and makes you sound like everyone else. I was reminded of this when I visited the Degas Gallery yesterday in New Orleans. (I am in town for the N.O. Jazz...

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