Who Really Won the Olympics?

Who Really Won the Olympics?

The greatest sports competition on earth just ended, with tears of wins, losses and upsets. So who actually won? The typical story line measures it by most medals (the USA by a long shot) and by the most Golds (the USA with China right behind). You can be sure the...

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What My Vacation Teaches You About Risk

What My Vacation Teaches You About Risk

When I told various friends and colleagues I was heading to Mexico City for vacation this year, I got one of three responses: A negative response, “Careful, that’s very dangerous!” A positive response “I went there, you will have a great time!” A curious answer “Hmm....

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Do Leaders Make Good Followers?

Do Leaders Make Good Followers?

Do leaders make good followers, and do followers make good leaders? Many entrepreneurs get into business because they don’t want to (or can’t) work for anyone else. They have either: Always worked for themselves (I know many great entrepreneurs who started at age 16...

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Want to Serve Your Clients Well? Charge More

Want to Serve Your Clients Well? Charge More

Charge more - sound counterintuitive? Maybe so. But when you charge more, you can hire and retain better employees. And you can offer benefits to your employees to keep the great ones around. When you charge more...keeping up with or ahead of inflation... You can buy...

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What July 4th Can Teach You About Business

What July 4th Can Teach You About Business

July 4th is upon us. What does this holiday mean for you, besides family and fun? Congress passed a law on June 28, 1870, making Independence Day a federal holiday. Back then it meant a lot, but how about now? [bctt tweet="Discover seven business lessons that you can...

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