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Career Transitions

I was at a crossroads in my life, in my career.  Restless with my current busines, I wanted a change in direction. First step, reflection of course. But soon after, research.  It was a process from years in business with a disciplined approach to solving problems. I had to do a lot of reflection.  I…

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Top 5 Elements of an Annual Business Plan

Originally published in Marketing Profs “Top 5 Elements of an Annual Business Plan”, MarketingProfs, marketing resource newsletter.   A few years ago I wrote an article that was published in Marketing Profs about writing a business plan. True to my words, acknowledging that it is an annual affair, I write a revised business plan every…

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Relationships are key to Success

Everyone tells you the key to building your business is relationships. Articles abound about how relationships facilitate introductions to contacts that can help you. The question is, how do you initiate relationships? How do you develop and nurture them so you can meet people who can help you? In a word, network-network-network. Okay, you hear…

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