Rick Cooper

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Mar 08

How Feelings of Loss Affect Our Work and Personal Relationships

How Feelings of Loss Affect Our Work and Personal Relationships How Feelings of Loss Affect Our Work and Personal Relationships By Lorna McCarty Any loss is terrible, be it the loss of a son or daughter, parent or grandparent, aunt, uncle, friend, or spouse. Losing someone you care deeply about is very painful. It is …

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Jan 15

A Unique Selling Proposition (USP) – Why You Need One

A Unique Selling Proposition (USP) – Why You Need One A Unique Selling Proposition (USP) – Why You Need One By Yvonne A Jones Business owners need a Unique Selling Proposition (USP) in today’s competitive business market if they wish to stand out from the crowd. This is especially true in the online marketing world. …

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Aug 25

Best Practices to Balance Your Relationship and Your Business

Best Practices to Balance Your Relationship and Your Business Best Practices to Balance Your Relationship and Your Business By Lorna McCarty I spent a good part of my life teaching English to Second Language Learners, schooling them in reading, writing, and how to speak English. I also devoted long hours outside the classroom supporting these …

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Aug 05

Love Your Business, Love Your Relationship

Love Your Business, Love Your Relationship Love Your Business, Love Your Relationship By Lorna McCarty How important is the success of your business? That is an easy answer. To the majority of entrepreneurs who are building a business to a fruitful level, getting there, means putting your heart and soul into every detail of the …

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Nov 19

How to Share From Anywhere

How to Share From Anywhere! How to Share From Anywhere! By Penny Pearl Are you interested in an undiscovered yet simple way to share great articles or websites with your LinkedIn network? You know how to demonstrate networking skills when you make introductions to your contacts or share information. Now, when you run across an …

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Sep 11

The Power of Being “Bold” in Your Business

The Power of Being “Bold” in Your Business By Therese Skelly There is an epidemic out there that is costing small business owners not only thousands of dollars in revenue, but more troubling is the cost of confidence, momentum, and integrity. I’m here to help solve this problem! What’s the epidemic? The fear of being …

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Aug 17

The Inner World or the Outer World, Which Will You Choose?

The Inner World or the Outer World, Which Will You Choose? The Inner World or the Outer World, Which Will You Choose? By Carmen M Valdez You can change your thinking: We are living through one of the toughest times right now, with this economy. We must make a lot of choices daily, and some …

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Aug 14

The Power of the Pen: Using Books, Reports, and Scripts As Sales Tools

The Power of the Pen: Using Books, Reports, and Scripts As Sales Tools The Power of the Pen: Using Books, Reports, and Scripts As Sales Tools By Roy Rasmussen The old adage about the pen being mightier than the sword was recently put to the test in a GEICO commercial. A ninja armed with a …

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Apr 20

Your Work Ethic Isn’t The Problem

I can’t tell you how many well intentioned business owners I’ve met. Most of them are relatively new. I love their bright eyed, bushy tailed view of entrepreneurship when they first get into it. Unfortunately, I can assure you that sometime within the first two years, a lot of that spark will be gone. Rarely …

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Apr 04

Respect Your Audience! Speaking Tips for Entrepreneurs

Respect Your Audience! Speaking Tips for Entrepreneurs By Deidra Miller Respect is essential in effective business interaction. In an interview by Entrepreneur.com, business etiquette expert Marjorie Brody, president of Brody Communications, an international business communications skills company, says, “I think the biggest thing to remember is to be respectful of people. Treat them with courtesy. …

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