Weekend Reading: My fav’s from this week: 3/5/10

Posted by on March 5, 2010 in: Weekend Reading

Reinventing Yourself Through Mindfulness – A very thought provoking post with some incredible case studies.  How much better quality of work can be done when we are mindful?  The mind is a powerful tool. Car Dancing for the Greater Good – Come on! You know you wanna!  Check out the video.

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What Your Business Can Learn from Video Games

I’m not much into video games. I have nothing against them (although they can eat up time like crazy) but I just have other things on my radar that are more pressing for me. Regardless, I can appreciate a good video game, not just for its artistry but for what it can teach business owners: […]

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The Antidote

I coach a client who is a freelancer. He’s generally productive and looking at different strategies to grow his small business. In a conversation a couple of weeks ago he mentioned that he had just spent an hour browsing through a website that collected and posted complaints that freelancers have about their clients. He related […]

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The Metrics of Social Media

A friend of mine is a freelancer and he is a self-confessed tyrant of metrics. He analyzes the proposals he sends out and monitors how many people call him as a result. He analyzes every action in his sales process and has goals and can tell me at the end of the day how close […]

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5 Things You Need to Do In Your Small Business Right Now

In the past couple of weeks, we’ve been hearing more and more about the potential for imminent economic recovery. It seems that economists and financial wizards are predicting that we’ll be out a recession soon (although “soon” is loosely defined). While that doesn’t mean that our businesses will be operating at the fever pitch we […]

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You will not make a fortune overnight, especially selling advertising space

Posted by on September 22, 2009 in: Business - Plain & Simple

As much as I hate to say it to my clients or colleagues, it is true. Unless you are a famous guru with success at producing sites that generate thousands of visitors (which will get advertisers knocking down your door), you need to create real estate value first. Recently on a project I was involved […]

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Forget One Liners!

“Take my wife, please” is probably one of the most famous one liners there are. I’m not a big fan of one liners; it’s just not my brand of comedy. And when it comes to project management, I’m not a big fan of one liners, either. In project management we bring together numerous smaller pieces […]

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