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A relic from the days of the housing boom is making a comeback. The share of sales that feature bidding wars is up. According to the National Association of Realtors, 33 percent of all sales were at or above the asking price, a strong indication … more
Ask anyone in New York City why their bagels are the best in the world and they'll say, "It's the water!" Ask anyone in Philadelphia why their cheesesteaks are the BEST in the world, and they will say, "It's the bread." Further questioning … more
An electric utility in the northwestern United States had problems with ice building up on its power transmission lines during the winter. The company had to send linesmen out to climb the pylons that held the lines to clear off the ice and snow. It … more
Employee bonus plans can be tricky. Unless all the i's are dotted and t's crossed, the Internal Revenue Service can impose penalties, some quite substantial. While the IRS has issued several rulings that may cast doubt upon the … more
February break is over, a new year at work is in full swing, and it seems as though we haven't stopped shoveling the snow off our driveways in months! The busy season is here; let the juggling act begin! Finding the right balance between … more
How important is face-to-face networking to sales, relationships, career and success? I asked my commercial insurance agent, John Cantrell, to give me a synopsis of his networking. John has been a friend, client and vendor for the past 22 … more
Everyone is in sales. Why? Because from the time we wake up until our heads hit the pillow at night, we are continually communicating, negotiating, persuading, influencing and selling ideas. Do you want to nail the sale? The tool I use is … more
Just how stupid does Paul Ryan think we are? The Wisconsin Republican and two other House committee chairmen claimed in an op-ed last week that they are just about ready to propose an Obamacare "off-ramp" if the Supreme Court decides in … more
The cost of higher education is becoming a growing burden for families whether its college or trade school. Enrolling in a 529 college savings plan is one of the shrewdest financial moves that parents or grandparents can make. These plans offer … more
I am focusing away from "having your best year ever" and zeroing in on "having a great year." For the past few weeks I have given you the list of ideas that will drive the year's results, and elaborated in detail on several of the elements. See the … more
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