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Choice of Words Matter to Convert Prospects to Customers

Many sales organizations would have an easier route to closing sales if they understood that the choice of words matter. A great salesperson always manages the sales process.






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Finding the Right Financial Planner for Your Situation

To achieve your financial goals, it can be a good idea to hire a financial planner. There are several reasons why. However, if you decide you want a financial planner, always remember due diligence is necessary for your financial security. That means more than checking out... [Read more...]

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Stock Market — 5 Reasons to Invest … in a Financial Planner

For people in their prime earning years, ages 25-54, who are interested in investing in the market should pay off debts and then invest in stocks with money they don’t need. Translation – that’s money not needed for a rainy day fund, down payment on a house and basic... [Read more...]

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Leadership: 4 Strategies Dealing with Incompetent People

Yes, incompetent employees – whether they have difficult personalities or they simply under-perform – can be aggravating. But they don’t have to be. For whatever reason when employees fail to perform, it’s still vital for managers to show leadership by maintaining... [Read more...]

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Management: 5 Most Common Reasons to Fire Employees

Imagine a hypothetical scenario for a moment the boss, Jane, is frantically trying to optimize revenue. But an employee named Sue goes to Jane with a troubling story about another employee named Mary. Ironically, Mary is the best-selling employee. Sue alleges that the Mary... [Read more...]

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Tips for Your Success with Effective Follow-up Emails

OK, businessperson, so you’re once again learning that an adage is true: “A watched pot never boils.” That’s especially true when hoping for positive information in business. If you’re like many businesspeople, you’re experiencing stress waiting to hear back from... [Read more...]

Planning

The 4 Basics of Holiday Planning for Your Business

Tips for holiday greeting cards, a holiday party, gift-giving to clients, and an office gift exchange.











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Marketing / Sales

Choice of Words Matter to Convert Prospects to Customers

Many sales organizations would have an easier route to closing sales if they understood that the choice of words matter. A great salesperson always manages the sales process.











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Wall Street

Stock Market — 5 Reasons to Invest … in a Financial Planner

For a highly sophisticated approach, it makes sense to pay for investment advice – but not pay for investment advice if the advisor will only periodically rebalance your portfolio.











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Operations

Rules to Successfully Bring Your Kids into the Family Business

Naturally, in bringing your kids into your family business, the key to long-term success is to do it the smart way. Here’s how.











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Finance

Finding the Right Financial Planner for Your Situation

If you decide you want a financial planner, always remember due diligence is necessary for your financial security. Here are four questions to ask yourself.











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Human Resources

Management: 5 Most Common Reasons to Fire Employees

With difficult employees, you have two obvious problems – the impacts on your organization and the behavior of the individual. Here’s what to do.











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Tech

CFO Strategies – Using Data for Success as a C-Suite Partner

In order to become credible partners in the C-suite, CFOs are under significant pressure to gather and analyze data to minimize expenses and facilitate profits for sustainable growth.











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Public Policy

Analysis: Trump’s Vision to Fix Trade Deficit, Create Jobs

Donald Trump acts positively: Americans are tired of the reign of politically correct terror, the movement for income redistribution, and the massive loss of good-paying jobs.











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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.