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Are You A Real Entrepreneur?

Over the last decade or so it has become increasingly popular for people to identify themselves as “entrepreneurs”, perhaps because the “start-up CEO” sometimes becomes a kind of rock star. ¬†In fact, seldom does a week go by that someone … Continue reading

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Firing The Client

Last year my agency “fired” one of our biggest clients. It was a tough decision – and one that can look a little crazy to some staff and investors. Choosing to walk away from a lot of revenue, and accepting … Continue reading

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Why You Should Hire Up

There is an old saying about hiring….”A’s hire A’s – “B’s hire C’s” – “C’s hire D’s” I understand it can be tempting for a manager to hire sub-standard employees, as is can give the perception of job security. If … Continue reading

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How to Get a Job and Start a Career (Part 2)

In Part I, I covered aspects of how to shape the beginning of a lasting career. I have found that the establishing the proper building blocks¬†early in your career determines your ultimate success. One of the keys to this achievement … Continue reading

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How to Get a Job and Start a Career – Part 1

A few months ago, I was contacted by my Alma Mater to offer up suggestions on courses they could offer to better prepare their students for the job market. Specifically they wanted to know what skills were lacking in recent … Continue reading

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