When we are faced with tough decisions, we must keep our integrity. Just because there is an unusual or difficult decision, it does not give us the license to change our core values. We must stick to who we are and be consistent in being a leader, especially in trying time.
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Surviving The Covid 19 Pandemic: Take A Step Back Before Leaning In

Terror. That is what I am seeing all around me. Doubt, fear, uncertainty. Many people and businesses stopped cold right around Friday the 13th of March. I know my business activities changed drastically with the orders to stay in and social distancing. There were no more group settings to network or deliver value. No more face to face meetings were being scheduled. If you are feeling the pressure in your life and your business, now is not the time to step back. It is time to step up. Get creative. Reinvent you and your business now. The challenge is that

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Kick Start Your Marketing

Today I’d like to teach you about the three most important start up marketing tools you need to get and keep new customers. In person: It’s essential you meet with customers/clients in person whenever possible. This shows you respect them and take the time to work with your clients to give personal attention to each of them. Follow up letter: Always take a moment to send a follow up letter about what you talked about, new agreements or partnerships made and to thank them for taking the time to meet with you. Likewise, you should always send thank you letters

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Stop Wasting Your Resources!

Today you’re going to learn how to find a target market of potential customers so you aren’t wasting precious resources on blitz marketing. So, the two questions you have to ask yourself are: What do people really want to buy from me? What related products are they already buying? Once you figure this out you will know who is more predisposed to purchase your products/services. Then, you find other businesses with the same customer base who you can customer share with. Come up with an incentive and great arrangement to encourage both of your customer bases to shop at both

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Educate Your Customers

Educate them about what, you may be thinking. Well, consider this, many businesses focus solely on attracting new customers, but you NEED to spend a good chunk of your time retaining current and former customers. These are people you already know to be a good sales potential…they’ve already bought from you! Take the time to market and sell new products to your old customers and less time trying to sell old products to new customers and you will see a drastic change in your sales, customer quality and branding position. Here are a couple of key elements to use to

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Lessons I Learned from Paris Hilton

Today we’ll talk about shameless self-promotion. That’s right, I said it! Shameless! After all, we are learning from Paris Hilton here. It’s all about self-promotion! Self-promotion comes in many forms and you can use different tactics to get your name out there. Look at politicians! Talk about self-promotion and in some not so discreet ways, at that. But, seriously, consider some of the major superstars we all know. Madonna, Donald Trump, Howard Stern and Bill Clinton, just to name a few. We all self promote. Did you raise your hand in class to show the teacher you knew the answer?

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