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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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THE ANGELS WHO DO MOST ANYTHING FOR ANYONE

We all know those few special people who would do most anything for anyone.  If there is a need, they are at the ones at the front of the line to help out.  The kind that seem to give more

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How To Find A Reputable Contractor

As homeowners, we are often faced with the dilemma of how best to find a reputable contractor.  Should I get multiple bids, make sure they are licensed, bonded, insured, trained and certified.  Should I do other background checks?  Years in

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LEADING THRU CHANGE: How To Deal With Resistance

  It is inevitable we must deal with resistance, whether internally or externally, when leading through change, business transformations or other major initiatives. We have a choice to (i) be overcome by the resistance or (ii) overcome the resistance. Of

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS: Expecting Too Much versus Not Expecting Enough

Accountability fundamentally begins with having goals.  So how do we know when goals are set too high versus too low? This article is to reconcile the conundrum between having too high of expectations versus too unreasonable of expectations. I will

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FOCUS: What Should I Be Working ON Right Now?

How do I balance my short term demands along with my with long term priorities? The quick answer is to remain focused.  Have clarity on what you should be working ON right now and be okay with saying NOT NOW

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LEADERSHIP TRANSFORMATION SERIES: RATED A HUGE SUCCESS

I just completed my webcast series on Leadership Transformation  and it was rated a huge success. I wanted to deliver on my promise and the evaluations from the participants said that I did.  THANK YOU !!! 100% of the registrants

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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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