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What is a great question?

By John Nieuwenburg

What is a great question? There are no fixed, black-and-white rules that determine that one question is good and another is lousy. For example: “Why?” can be a wonderful question. It can be an unexpectedly insightful question that penetrates to the core of the issue. But “Why?” can also be a terrible question. It can come…

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Key Concepts: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

By John Nieuwenburg

By: Stephen Covey 1. p. 23  Paradigms and Principles – work from the inside-out.  Character ethic, personality ethic, the more closely our maps are aligned with principles such as integrity, service, quality or nurturance, the more accurate and functional they will be. 2.  Habit 1 – Be Proactive– p.75 It means recognizing our responsibility to make things happen… I…

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The Myth of Multitasking in Business!

By John Nieuwenburg

Everybody talks about multitasking…the ability to do more than one thing at a time. The truth is our brains work sequentially and we can only successfully do one thing at a time. Believe it or not, multitasking is a myth. What we are really doing when we think we are multitasking is switch-tasking. We are quickly moving…

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Have you ever wondered how to “reverse engineer” the number of leads/prospects you need?

By John Nieuwenburg

How can you as a business owner “reverse engineer” the number of leads/prospects you need in order to have the customers you want to support the Revenue goals you have? If you have ever wondered about this or if you have ever wondered what you can do to increase sales, you might like to see if…

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The 10 most powerful two letter words!

By John Nieuwenburg

  If it is to be; it is up to me!

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How can you get your clients to know your value and pay you what you are worth?

By John Nieuwenburg

Here are 7 tips to help you charge what you are worth   Believe in yourself; if you don’t, your customer certainly won’t. Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. – Norman Vincent Peale Invest in yourself; no one else can do…

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How does a fish know that it’s in water?

By John Nieuwenburg

How does a fish know that it’s in water? How can it, it’s the only thing it knows. How do you know your cultural assumptions? How do you challenge them? Here is something to think about! You are not naked when you take off your clothes. You still wear your religious assumptions, your prejudices, your…

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Key Concepts: Secrets of Small Business Owners Exposed

By John Nieuwenburg

We loved these tips that any business, large or small, can put into practice to be better. We hope you find them as valuable as we do! Create and communicate your organizational clarity. Clear roles and responsibilities within your company are necessary. Articulate your vision. Someone has to be in charge. Decide where the buck…

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Key Concepts: Eat That Frog

By John Nieuwenburg

By: Brian Tracy The key to happiness, satisfaction, great success and a wonderful feeling of personal power and effectiveness is for you to develop the habit of eating your frog, first thing every day when you start work. Fortunately, this is a learnable skill that you can acquire through repetition. And when you develop the…

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