Smart to Think as “Merchants” and Entrepreneurs

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How can you create and sustain success in today’s highly competitive business environment?

If you’ve ever heard me speak, you’ve probably heard me talk about the Five Critical Success Factors for Business Growth and Profitability.

Number One is a dynamic leadership. Dynamic leadership must be displayed by the “Top-Banana” and the entire leadership team.

Dynamic leaders are not only proficient in managing and motivating staff, but they can also create a smart competitive strategy. A strong part of that strategy should be a marketing plan that makes their competitors’ plans look weak in comparison. This holds true for businesses of all sizes. (You will receive more on this topic in the future.) [Read more…]

Coping With Change and Challenge: Break Down or Break Records



Change and the challenges it brings cause some people to fret and break and others to break records. Change is like a grindstone, it either grinds you down or it polishes you up. [Read more…]