Develop leadership skills for efficient, motivated staff

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Leadership is critical for any organization, according to Kerry G. Denson, but often managers just don’t have the “tools”–the training–to be effective leaders. That can hurt the organization at any level. Denson is a retired brigadier general from the Wisconsin Army National Guard and operates his own business, Applied Leadership. He offered his thoughts during […]

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Sound advice from Jay Leno

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What can Jay Leno, one of the top comedians around, teach entrepreneurs and other business people? Quite a bit, if you read his book, “Leading With My Chin.” While chuckling through all 270-plus pages, I discovered some kernels of wisdom that everyone can benefit from.  Jay is where he is today because he followed two […]

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Want to reduce stress? Take a walk!

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While office work isn’t as physically demanding as, say, hauling shingles or operating a jack hammer, it can be taxing in its own way. Office workers often look for ways to reduce stress. Adjusting the work load will help, of course. Can certain tasks be handled by others? Consider, too, the layout of your office. […]

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Important tips for building sales

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Professional development is important for any business person. But that’s especially true of sales people. I recently had the pleasure of sitting in on a very valuable presentation by Larry Cockerel. Here are some reflections of that seminar. Larry, a veteran sales development and training specialist from the Milwaukee area, started off by reminding us […]

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What’s in your dream folder?

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If you’re like most successful business people, you regularly set goals and objectives. You post your list prominently and review your goals regularly.  Doing so keeps you focused and motivated. Would you like to take your personal development further? Perhaps enhance your motivation and therefore the chances for success? Create a dream file. That’s right, […]

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