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You Should Want Your Employees on Facebook – thus the need for a Social Media Policy

Do you want your people on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media sites during business hours?  The answer is absolutely YES, but . . .  there are parameters. What follows is a sample social media policy which you may

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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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Pay Attention to Your Scale

  How are you progressing with your resolutions (and goals) for 2014?  Are you on your plan?  And, are you measuring against your plan – both the activities and the results? These are simple yet very powerful questions. A.  If

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KEEPING COMMITMENTS

  DO WHAT YOU SAY!!  Nothing earns TRUST more than doing what you said you are going to do.  Conversely, nothing destroys TRUST faster than not doing what you said you would do.  “Never fail to meet a business engagement, however

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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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“Small” Businesses Are The Backbone Of Our …

  Small business owners may not be viewed as the pillar of our society but they are the bedrock of our communities.   There can be no debate that every business once started out small.  What is debated is what constitutes

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Life In The Cloud

Remember when “to have your head in the clouds” meant that someone was seemingly unaware of everything going on around them.  Whereas, today, “life in the cloud” means somewhat of the opposite.  To have your life in the cloud now

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Small Business Owners More Optimistic

Small business owners’ optimism lagged the wave of optimism shown earlier by leaders of most large and mid-sized businesses.  There are several reasons for this more recent optimism by small business owners.    One of the first places to look is

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HIRING A PROFESSIONAL ADVISOR

The best rule of thumb for how to hire the very best business advisor, guide, consultant or personal coach.  I will begin with a personal story to illustrate. Many know that one of my favorite hobbies is to snowmobile.  I

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