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7 Voice Tips for Professionalism If You Can’t Get Face Time

Face time is best for making sales calls, negotiating with associates or in job hunting. But if you can’t meet in-person, here are the phone-voice techniques used by top broadcasters and sales pros.






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NFL Lessons: Get a Great Business Coach for Best Results

Even though it’s a game, professional football is still a business and it provides lessons for all industries. Successful athletes and teams have one thing in common – they have great coaches to beat the competition. Admittedly, I’m not a fan of the New England Patriots.... [Read more...]

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Valuable Tricks for the Best Google AdWords Text Ads

Google AdWords makes it easy for small businesses to become more dominant online. This is accomplished because it enables advertisers to follow prospective customers and to spawn sales leads. The key is to create a clever, effective ad while using an economy of words in your... [Read more...]

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Tips for Productive Meetings to Improve Performance

Here’s a checklist to engage your employees in energetic, inspiring staff meetings that will increase profits. About half of a company’s performance is driven by employee morale and communication. The body language, level of politeness, enthusiasm and degree of employee... [Read more...]

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How You Can Start a Company if You Don’t Have Business Expertise

Ordinarily, it makes good sense to have business experience before launching a company. Entrepreneurs have to understand what it really means to manage their money, time and employees. However, many such people have successfully become entrepreneurs. Their motivations might... [Read more...]

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You Can Turn Around Slow Q1 Sales after Strong Holidays

OK, so your sales have slowed in Q1 after you got a big sales boost in the holiday season. However, there are steps you can take to jump-start your business for the short and long-term. It’s in your best interest to lay a foundation for growth and strategize now to increase... [Read more...]

Planning

NFL Lessons: Get a Great Business Coach for Best Results

Even though it’s a game, professional football is still a business and it provides lessons for all industries. Successful athletes and teams have one thing in common – they have great coaches to beat the competition.











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Marketing / Sales

7 Voice Tips for Professionalism If You Can’t Get Face Time

Face time is best for making sales calls, negotiating with associates or in job hunting. But if you can’t meet in-person, here are the phone-voice techniques used by top broadcasters and sales pros.











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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

HR: Say the Right Things in Difficult Situations with Employees

Careful planning is necessary before you give an employee an appraisal or in advance of terminating the person. Here are 10 tips.











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Finance

6 Strategies if You’re Losing Market Share to Small Rivals

Here’s a scenario that can happen to any successful business – smaller competitors grabbing your marketing share. Here’s what you can do.











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Human Resources

Tips for Productive Meetings to Improve Performance

Here’s a checklist to engage your employees in energetic, inspiring staff meetings that will increase profits.











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Tech

Valuable Tricks for the Best Google AdWords Text Ads

Google AdWords makes it easy for small businesses to become more dominant online. The key is to create a clever, effective ad while using an economy of words in your copy.











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Public Policy

Betrayal of Israel, an Obama Legacy

For many supporters in the two terms of President Obama, his administration’s Middle East policy and treatment of Israel seemed well-balanced and positive. But his betrayal of Israel on the eve of Hanukkah shows the truth.











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