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Digital Transformation: Our World is Evolving, Is Your Company?

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 in Entrepreneur, Small Business | Comments Off on Digital Transformation: Our World is Evolving, Is Your Company?

Digital Transformation: Our World is Evolving, Is Your Company? Just out of curiosity… What was the first thing you did today? You just stepped into line at the DMV, what do you do? How has your job changed over the past 10 years? Or if you haven’t been in the workforce that long, did your job even exist a decade or two in the past? And finally, last time you made a purchase for a Christmas gift, how did you decide what to buy and where to buy it?   No doubt, technology has changed the way we live. We are constantly connected, always being advertised to and last year’s “ways of working”...

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4 Reasons to be Grateful for Independence

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 in Entrepreneur, Inspiration, Success | Comments Off on 4 Reasons to be Grateful for Independence

4 Reasons to be Grateful for Independence   As we approach another 4th of July, we commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and the beginning of the United States of America as an independent nation. This is a day when we should put our differences aside and come together in gratitude for the freedoms we enjoy. Here are 4 reasons why: Freedom We have a right to freedom of speech, press, ownership, religion and economic opportunity.   Respect for the common law In general, the United States is a lawful country that is conducive to a functional business climate and...

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Analysis for Managers: The Most Important Measure

Posted on Jun 29, 2017 in Entrepreneur, Inspiration, Success, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on Analysis for Managers: The Most Important Measure

Analysis for Managers: The Most Important Measure Today’s post is to help you as a leader, manager, entrepreneur, family member and/or individual to perform perhaps the most important analysis of them all. And it begins with a question posed by management scholar and innovation strategist, Clayton Christensen: How will you measure your life? After all is said and done what is truly most important to you? What are your deepest goals and desires? When you look back, what will be your measure of personal success? No doubt, the vast majority would put family, relationships with spouses and...

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New Series: Analysis for Managers

Posted on Feb 28, 2017 in Entrepreneur, Small Business | Comments Off on New Series: Analysis for Managers

New Series: Analysis for Managers An essential capability of managers is the ability to analyze. Analyze situations, numbers, markets, trends, products, people, financials, and more. For that reason, we’re excited to launch our newest series: Analysis for Managers. This new series will feature posts on everything from the cognitive process of analysis to analyzing financial ratios and a business’ customer base. But before you decide that you’re exempt from “this type of thing” and your not planning to read our upcoming posts because you “never liked math...

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Leadership Series: Your Legacy

Posted on Jan 31, 2017 in Entrepreneur, Inspiration, San Diego Lawyer, Small Business, Success, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on Leadership Series: Your Legacy

Leadership Series: Your Legacy   18 articles later, we’ve reached the final post in the Leadership Series. We hope you feel empowered and inspired to build your legacy as a leader. In our first post of the Leadership Series we wrote the following: “What is the one skill that would dramatically change the quality of your life? It might be communication, empathy, diligence, financial acumen, or perhaps a technical skill like programming or product engineering. But what if we told you that there is one skill that is the sum of all other skills–the culmination of them all? Well, there...

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Leadership Series: Negotiating

Posted on Dec 22, 2016 in Entrepreneur, Small Business, Small Business Tips and Tricks Series, Success, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on Leadership Series: Negotiating

Leadership Series: Negotiating   “Negotiating? Well, that’s not for me. I’m not a salesman, lawyer or politician. Surely negotiating isn’t important in leadership.” The authors or “Getting to Yes” disagree. Their best seller starts: “Like it or not, you’re a negotiator. Negotiation is a fact of life. You discuss a raise with your boss. You try to agree with a stranger on a price for his house.” You negotiate with your co-workers on where capital investment should be allocated and what new products to deploy. Or, to provide two more examples from Getting to Yes, perhaps you’re...

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