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BE YOUR OWN BOSS – LIFE AS AN ENTREPRENEUR

Being a true entrepreneur requires a ton of daily discipline and faith.  And, many would also say a degree of insanity. The “freedom” to be your own boss is so misunderstood.  Yes, there may be no one telling you, or

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BEST PRACTICES IN LEADERSHIP (For Every Business Owner & Entrepreneur)

  Following are highlights of the Best Practices in Leadership I shared in the webinar earlier today. Show gratitude: “Everything begins and ends with THANK YOU – Jim Shultz”.  Everyone likes to be appreciated – customers, employees, shareholders and even ourselves. We have a

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MY SALUTE TO BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURS

Every year our president issues a proclamation for Small Business Week to recognize the many contributions of our small business owners and entrepreneurs. Small businesses have a huge impact on our communities, society and national economy.  Small businesses make up

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WHOSE IDEA IS BETTER – YOURS OR MINE? (pitfalls of ordering people what to do)

  Would you agree that an idea is far more powerful when it is their idea versus yours?  And would you also agree that when it is their idea it is also far more likely it will be put into

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NEED A HELPING HAND: Why We Need A Mentor

  Everyone can use a mentor.  I can, you can – we all can.  A mentor is not a luxury; it is an absolute necessity with the pace of our world today.  We operate in a whirlwind. The benefit of

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How To Hold Yourself Accountable?

  I have been asked to write an article on this topic a number of times.  How to hold yourself accountable is indeed a interesting and somewhat provocative question. What we know is there is a lot beneath the surface

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How to use iPad for Presentations – Whether for Big Conferences or Small Sales Presentations

  I now deliver presentations at large conferences using my iPad ® rather than lugging along my laptop PC.  I also use my iPad when making one to one sales presentations. I installed a free app called SlideShark ™ www.slideshark.com. 

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Constructing a Winning Presentation

  The best tip in constructing a winning presentation is to know your audience.  Below are a few helpful hints which have helped me be an accomplished speaker past and present. # 1 – WIIFM Answer the WIIFM question “What’s In

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Providing Constructive Feedback

Why do we have such a tough time providing constructive feedback when people actually crave it?  I see leaders struggle with this as much as managers.  It is a natural aversion to conflict from the desire to be liked.  Management by

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A Time For Gratitude & Thanksgiving

  It was one year ago when I introduced my new venture the NIEMI TRUST® along with the launch of my new website www.niemitrust.com.   I write this blog to express my deepest gratitude to all who have supported me in

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