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You Never Have to Work with Jerks

In business we must learn to trust our instincts. That means saying “no” to what might sound like a good sale or project. I fired a client today. This is something I rarely have to do but this guy was a total jerk from the first encounter. I knew that. I...

Why I Don’t Give Team-building Seminars

When teams don’t function properly, there are issues at play that run far deeper than a seminar can address. (An already functional team can benefit from team-building) I’ve just finished reading “The Big Lie” [Buy the book below] which is...

A Big Mistake

A big mistake made in business is to neglect things that have never happened. Huh? Why worry about the endless list of things that have never happened? Because. Because something hasn’t happened before does not mean it cannot happen. So? How can you prevent the...

How Far To Go in Your Customer’s Shoes?

When we work to help customers when they have problems, we build loyalty. You’ve heard before. But when we work to help customers with their problems, we also teach them that is what we do. We help with problems. While this can certainly build loyalty, it also...

So Easy to Kill Morale

The list of ways to kill morale is longer than the list of morale builders. It is far easier to kill than to build morale. Nothing diminishes productivity as much as diminishing morale. Nothing raises productivity as quickly and as cheaply as boosting...