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No matter what you do, getting ahead shouldn't depend on lucky breaks, favoritism or even hard work. It should be in our control. To make that happen, certain behaviors will help you stand out from the crowd. Here are eight of them. n Be … more
Lord Chesterfield, in his famous letters to his son, wrote: "Here is the way to get people to like you. Make every person like himself a little better, and I promise that he or she will like you very much." Most of us are aware of the … more
Financial advisers say clients often overestimate their tolerance for risk. But data suggest it’s really financial advisers who become more nervous than they expected when markets become volatile. more
Ever dream? Ever had a scary dream? Think you were dying? Falling? Wake up in a sweat? What causes dreams? I have no idea – and neither do the experts. All kinds of studies, all kinds of theories, all kinds of books, very few … more
It's getting easier and easier to navigate the highways and byways through the magic of GPS – the Global Positioning System. The service is in your car, your phone, your tablet, your watch. You are running out of excuses for not getting to where … more
Last week we discussed reasons to structure the purchase of a business as an asset sale. This week, we discuss successor liability and ways to effectively close the deal. Learning after the fact that you are responsible for the tax … more
When I was 19, my dad made me production manager of his 75-employee kitchen-cabinet manufacturing factory. Before I officially took the job, I worked in the shop at each job and set production standards based on what I could produce at each station. … more
"Jeffrey, what's the BEST way to make a sale?" When I'm asked this question (I'm asked it all the time), what the salesperson's really asking is, "What's the EASIEST way to make a sale?" Easy answer: The easiest way to make a sale … more
Employment is on the upside. Employers are actively looking. Offers are getting better. Even so, many find themselves "stuck" where they are with no light at the end of the tunnel. Getting ahead eludes them; knowing how to make things happen isn't … more
A SURE ALPHABET FOR SUCCESS. I often joke that it takes years to become an overnight success. But it starts with a dream. My dream was to own a factory. I wasn't even sure what kind of product I'd make, or exactly where it would be. But I pictured … more
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