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As we celebrate Mother's Day and Father's Day, I get a little nostalgic thinking about some of the life lessons I learned from these two remarkable people in my life. When I speak to corporate audiences, I often include a lesson about … more
The prospect tells you, "I only need one more approval and the order is yours." For joy, for joy – the order is mine! – Eh, eh, eh – don't celebrate too soon. The one last person needed to approve is the real decision-maker. The boss. … more
It takes smart, highly competent salespeople to meet the challenges presented by today's informed and savvy customers. Even so, there are many in sales who believe that success depends on a friendly smile, a gift for small talk and a large … more
A soldier in an ill-equipped revolutionary army lost his rifle, so he went to his group's leader for a replacement. "What am I going to do?" asked the soldier. "We are going to have a big battle tomorrow and I don't have a rifle." … more
In 2005, Rhode Island enacted an identity-theft protection law, which remained unchanged for the past decade. Over that time, rapidly changing technologies and devious schemes by hackers have posed greater identity-theft risks to Rhode Islanders. … more
One of the biggest concerns of businesses these days is meeting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. This is because the legislation is huge, more than 20,000 pages and growing, complex and ever changing. Among the most … more
How much would you pay for an egg? Fifty cents? Two dollars? How about $6,000? That's how much it cost one restaurant in Newport Beach, California, which refused to honor a customer's request. The money wasn't lost through legal action or … 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
Got attitude? "YES!" You all scream. A positive one? "YES!" You all scream. Wanna bet? I'll bet every one of you "thinks" you have a positive attitude, and the same amount of you have NEVER taken a course in it or studied … more
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