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In February I went to San Diego for a program to become certified in the StrengthsFinder assessment. StrengthsFinder is an assessment developed by the Gallup organization and I’ve been using it for many years. The StrengthsFinder measures not strengths, but … Continue reading

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A Budget is a Bra for Your Business

Guest post by Anne Maxfield Accidental Locavore If you can figure out a 20% discount on a pair of shoes faster than you can on giving an employee a 10% commission on gross profit, then you’re ready to join Wendy … Continue reading

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How to Earn a Raise – Lessons from Pricing

Guest post by Mark Stiving, Ph.D. – Pricing Expert, Speaker, Author Pragmatic Pricing The other day one of my employees asked for a raise.  Believe it or not, as director of pricing at a large company, I don’t really have much … Continue reading

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Improv in Business

The skills needed for improv – inventiveness, flexibility, quickness, the ability to incorporate new ideas as they appear moment to moment are precisely the same skills we need in business. How many entrepreneurs go through their whole day as if … Continue reading

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