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Monday Morning Mojo: 4 Steps to Achieving Your Goals Every Time

The dreaming phase of starting a business is very exciting and uplifting. The world of new possibilities is always that way. Actually taking your dream of owning your own successful business and making it a reality takes a lot of effort and is where too many fall short. Planning your business and breaking down your...
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Monday Morning Mojo: Your Thoughts are POWERFUL!

We’ve all heard the saying, “The energy was so thick in that room, I could cut it with a knife.” That energy is felt without words being expressed or eye contact being made. There’s nothing going on but the same bad feeling being felt by all the people in the room. The question is how...
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Has Your Phone Stopped Ringing?

I've talked to a lot of business owners recently who are seeing requests for information, incoming calls and in-store visits decline due to the economy. As an entrepreneur, you've probably noticed this too. And it can be easy to fall into an emotional trap of negativity and disappointment. If you are feeling this way, try to...
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Fighting Off Cynicism

I hate to show even the appearance of sucking up to the hosts here at StartupNation, but in case you missed it, the Sloan brothers' recent post on Fighting Off Cynicism is one of their best ever. I'm a huge fan of maintaining a positive attitude in business. Starting and running a successful, high-growth business...
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Beyond “Nice,” Fighting Off Cynicism

Some of you may have read our recent guest blog entry by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval on "The Power of Nice". Going beyond "Nice" principles, we wanted to post a note about "cynicism." When things aren't done the right way, or when things just go south for any reason, and those experiences accumulate...
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Guest blog about The Power of Nice

A week ago, we interviewed Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval on our radio show. They run the advertising agency, Kaplan Thaler Group. You can learn about the interview and listen to it here. You probably know of Linda and Robin's work... the AFLAC duck, the Herbal Essences "Yes! Yes! Yes!" commercials. Or how about...