Hot new models!

Business models, of course. Business models in the now economy are changing faster than the breakfast menus at your local fast food restaurants. The challenge for today’s retailers is to accept the new retail revolution and become the chameleons they will have to be in order to succeed. This does mean embracing the change of…

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Even a dog can wag its tail

It’s tough out there, business is hard, and things aren’t what they used to be. I can’t find the right staff or seem to keep good talent. Just a sampling of the words I hear echoed by so many souls so frequently. So many questions come to my mind to ask the leaders and decision…

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Natural born thriller

You, that title is about you. When you wake up in the morning, what is the passion and adrenaline that fuels your journey for the day? Are you filled with optimism, joy and pure curiosity on how great your day will be? Don’t you just vibrate with the anticipation of how your positive energy and…

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Sales falling vs. Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show is a business just like any other; it requires people to buy into their programming to pay the bills. Just as the retailer, product or service provider requires their client base to keep purchasing and growing to keep their lights on. This American late night talk show has certainly had its challenges…

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I love the smell of urethane!

You read right, I love the smell of urethane in the morning. We may all have our trademark likes or loves when we get up and start our days, yours may be the fresh air you breathe with the aroma of coffee in the air, or the smell of your puppies breath, or maybe it’s…

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Embracing customer un-loyalty

You don’t own your customer base, you never have. You may have been fortunate enough to have had a loyal following in your particular business in the past; however my guess is many of you have seen a shift in faces and buying habits the last number of years. I call this “a shift of…

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101 Inspirations

Not to be confused with 101 Dalmations, though I can say Dalmatians are wonderful inspirations and heartbeats at our feet having had our Dalmatian pooch daughter Sally (Salvadora Dalimation) in our lives for many years. Use these inspirations listed below to motivate and guide you and your team to business success and greatness. Our only…

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Mind Bright like A Diamond

It’s no secret the most successful company’s in our world and the visionary’s that lead and guide them haven’t relied on textbook educations and Ivy League institutions to propel them to set the world on fire. These people have been free thinkers, always living in the question of what else is possible and allowing themselves…

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Question Authority

The road to success is filled with many interesting bends, turns, questions and answers along the way. I’m frequently asked how I’ve amassed so much specialised knowledge, the good and the bad about so many different businesses and their cultures. The answer is an easy one – I’ve never stopped asking questions. Having an entrepreneurial,…

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The Victory Monologues

I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. I believe that in one’s personal life as in business, you don’t wait for a certain date to make changes; you take charge and act immediately on the things you wish to achieve and transform. Having consulted with many companies over the years, I continually see how the…

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