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How to Find the Right Business Mentor for You and Why It Matters

Throughout life, mentors provide support and valuable lessons. Nowhere is this truer than in the business world.   Having someone to guide you through your career -- or part of it, at least -- can be the key to success. A mentor can be anyone from a senior colleague to a boss to a highly...
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10 Crucial Differences of Being a Boss vs. Being a Leader

The saying, “people don’t leave jobs, they leave managers,” may have some truth behind it. A 2015 Gallup Poll of 7,272 U.S. adults found that at some point in their career, one in two had left their job to get away from their manager. Only one in three people are engaged at work, and managers...
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No Two Clients Are Alike

If You Don’t Understand Your Client, You Won’t Be Able To Stand Your Client As a mom and a business owner I learn a lot from parenting that helps me in my business. I have two very different little boys and I have had to adjust my thinking about how to raise children. No two...
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Got Goals? Tips from Richard Lewine of GoalTrak

After working over 30 years in organization development consulting, Richard Lewine created a company called Quantum Voyage, http://www.goaltrak.com/, to help businesses and organizations reach their goals. Since many of you are in the process of setting your goals for 2010, I caught up with Rich to get his insights. Here’s what he had to say:...
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And…We’re Back

I know, it's been a while since I've blogged. I fell of the wagon and was busy consulting.   At the beginning of each year, I’ve taken to reading Drucker’s Managing One’s Self; I did a post on it a while back. Because it’s such a handy size, it’s found a permanent spot in my bag...
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Book Shelf: Peter Drucker’s Managing Oneself

So I was on a return flight from West Hartford coming back from a family event and wondering the Hartford terminal for something to read. I came across the Harvard Business Classics series--clever way for them to make even more money... Managing Oneself got my attention. Every line read like the sage advice you wish you...
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Tiger Woods has 2 Coaches. You?

I've been sick with bronchitis the past 10 days. It kept me at home away from infecting my StartupNation teammates all last week. I'd work for a while and then lie on the couch for a while. After several days, anything on television was non-interesting. Reading wasn't a good option. If I was well enough...
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Startup Business Coaching

I'm going to Italy in September with my wife. I don't speak Italian. If I want to be able to get along in Italy by speaking the native language I have two choices. I can learn it on my own or I can learn from experts. My friend Tom and his wife are taking Italian...