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Einstein’s Theory of “Goal-a-tivity”: 3 Reasons for Developing Goals

Einstein’s Theory of “Goal-a-tivity”: 3 Reasons for Developing Goals

The story is told of Albert Einstein who was once traveling from Princeton on a train when the conductor came down the aisle, punching the tickets of every passenger. When he came to Einstein, Einstein reached in his vest pocket. He couldn’t find his ticket, so he reached in his trouser pockets.
It wasn’t there, so he looked in his briefcase but couldn’t find it. Then he looked in the seat beside him. He still couldn’t find it.
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Is Your Misconception of Good Customer Service Holding Your Business Back?

Is Your Misconception of Good Customer Service Holding Your Business Back?

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Good customer service is not answering questions you should know the answer to. It’s also not finding out the answer if you don’t know it. Good customer service isn’t meeting someone with a hello and a smile when they walk into your store and good customer service is not giving them what they came in for, or handing over a correct order.

These things are all basics. The average customer expects you to do these things. You should know ...

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Simple Tips to Improve Your Time Management in the Work Place

Simple Tips to Improve Your Time Management in the Work Place

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By taking control of your time, you’re able to stay focused on the task at hand. This leads to higher efficiency since you never lose momentum. Implementing a time management plan can do wonders to not only your working environment but also to you personally. Managing time means less stress, more time to do the things you love and more opportunities for you in the future.

First of all creating a time management system will take time in itself, there’s ...

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3 Cheap Marketing Ideas for Businesses on a Budget

3 Cheap Marketing Ideas for Businesses on a Budget

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Marketing can be one of your largest business expenses, particularly if you’re unknown and just starting off. If your business has a storefront on a well-traveled Main Street, you’re in luck. If not, you have some work to do.

New business owners who haven’t tackled their own marketing before will be shocked at the amount of work needed to be successful at digital marketing (the newfangled kind of marketing that helps people get to know, like and trust ...

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4 Tips to Creating Viral Content for Your Business

4 Tips to Creating Viral Content for Your Business

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Maybe you’ve heard the old saying, in order to win the lottery you first have to play. That’s about the extent to any advice someone can give you on how to win. Yes, there are superstitions out there and number theories, but in the end, the only way to guarantee you could win the lottery is by playing.

The same can be said for viral content. There is not guarantee your content will go viral but if you do these ...

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GIVE PROSPECTS SOMETHING TO CRAVE: VANILLA ISN’T IT

GIVE PROSPECTS SOMETHING TO CRAVE: VANILLA ISN’T IT

Give Prospects Something to Crave: vanilla isn’t it

You can satisfy most people by serving up plain vanilla – doesn’t matter if we’re talking dessert or using the term to describe something that’s ho-hum. Very few people will protest against vanilla. It doesn’t rile feathers, cause riots in the streets, or inflame protests. It simply is. But it also doesn’t excite or delight people. It doesn’t arouse an emotion. It doesn’t satiate a need. It fills a space, nothing more.

 

You will ...

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3 Powerful Principles to Achieving Success

3 Powerful Principles to Achieving Success

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In 1832, George Muller arrived in Bristol, England to take charge of a small church called Bathesda Chapel where he served for 64 years until his death in 1896. Early in his work at Bathesda, Muller was struck by the overwhelming number of orphans who roamed the streets with nowhere to go for food and shelter.

In this era of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, children as young as seven years old were forced to work in dangerous factories ...

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Weathering Storms and Working Toward Success

Weathering Storms and Working Toward Success

 

On Sept. 11, 1992, the strongest and most destructive hurricane to hit the Hawaiian Islands made landfall on the island of Kauai causing a path of destruction including water, wind and dirt.

Hurricane Iniki hit the United States on the heels of the destruction caused by Hurricane Andrew in Florida and Louisiana. Iniki pummeled the south shore of Kauai destroying about 1,500 homes and damaging hundreds of others. Beachfront shops and businesses were also destroyed by 20 foot waves and sustained ...

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How Inspiration Can Improve Your Business Marketing

How Inspiration Can Improve Your Business Marketing

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Content creators will tell you the key to great content is to create content that is educational, entertaining, or inspiring. Educational content is extremely needed even with the plethora of content on the Internet. A good meaty piece will keep people from having to do additional research. Often it will get shared and bookmarked.

Entertaining content brings some levity to our day and if it’s funny enough and relates to our situation, we share it with our networks.

But inspiring content, ...

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Is Your Business a Carmaker or a Carriage Maker?

Is Your Business a Carmaker or a Carriage Maker?

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Henry Ford didn’t invent the automobile. He didn’t invent the assembly line either, but he found a way to use the technology to place cars in the hands of a large percentage of the population who couldn’t previously afford them.

His less than egalitarian views of the customer are the kinds of things legends are made of. He’s believed to have said, “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Scholars argue ...

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