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Finding a Business Strategic Control Point that Leads to More Profit – The Carrot and the Stick – William Putsis

In Business, Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Strategy, Business Success, Competing, competition, Competitive Business, Podcast, Strategic Control Points, Uncategorized, Vertical Incentives by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

There are so many philosophies when it comes to business.  However, when science gets involved and the numbers start demonstrating that that in reality just a few primary components leads to success that’s a game changer.  We have all heard of Soft Soap, but did you know that the reality is that liquid soup was patented in the 1800’s, but …

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Coronavirus Small Business Stimulus – Q & A – David Forrest Sr. VP Fidelity Bank

In Business Decisions, business finances, business financies, Business Help, coronavirus, coronavirus business stimulus, covid-19 stimulus, Podcast, small business, small business grants, small business loans, small business stimulus, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We are living in very unique times that is for certain.  There is no one who could have prepared to see so many businesses suddenly close their doors and employees suddenly be out of work.  But that is exactly what has happened as CoVid-19 or the Coronavirus entered our world.  Many small businesses may be completely shut down…some are barely …

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Mingle: The Art of Face-to-Face Networking in the Digital Era – Steven David Elliot

In authenticity, branding, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Relationships, Competitive Advantage, Face to Face networking, Networking, Networking success, Podcast by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Networking is truly more are than science.  There is a tremendous difference between those who are great networkers and those that work at networking.  There are many people, perhaps you who just dread the idea of networking, or perhaps are frustrated by it, or maybe you have felt that you have tried networking face-to-face, but you just didn’t get the …

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7 Principles to Change Your Business and Your Life: Conscious Leadership – Michael Bianco-Splann

In Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Psychology, Business Relationships, change, Conscious Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Life Help, Podcast, servant leadership, Serving People, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Yesterday is not today…well that’s obvious.  So why do we believe that so many of yesterday’s leadership principles will still be effective today?  The fact is when it comes to work attitudes have changed.  Jobs are plentiful and when people do not like their boss, manager, or CEO, they just leave.  This costs the business massive amounts of money.  At …

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Find Your Competitive Advantage – The Strategy Mindset 2.0 – Dr. Chuck Bamford

In Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Strategy, Business Success, change, Competitive Advantage, Competitive Business, entrepreneur, Growing Your Business, Non-Profit strategy, Perfect Customer, Podcast, Strategy, SWOT Myth, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

When it comes to business strategy  we are often confused.  We have a tendency to believe in myths like “Our brand is our strategy” or “Our people are our strategy” or “we do SWOT analysis”, but none of those are really a strategy much less a competitive advantage.  Sometimes we jump ahead when it comes to our strategy and we …

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SMART Goals – Start Finishing: How to Go From Idea to Done – Charlie Gilkey

In behavior change, Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Psychology, Business Success, change, Decision Making, Finishing, Goal Setting, Goals, Growth, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay Izso1 Comment

It is that time of year again.  Hopefully you are thinking about your goals.  Many people wait until the first of the year.  We shouldn’t.   We all know or at least should know what we did the previous year in terms of our goals.  We know were we succeeded and we know where we failed.  Chances are if you are …

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Avoid Disasters in Business and Life – Never Go with Your Gut – Gleb Tsipursky

In behavior change, Better Leadership, Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Problems, Business Psychology, Coaching, Decision Making, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, Life Decisions, Podcast, Psychology, Psychology and Business, Self-Diagnosis, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We like to think of ourselves as being pretty smart.  We like to think that we make really good decisions.  We like to think especially in business environments that we use our logical side of our brain more so than the inner emotional brain.  However what the research tells us…we really do not know ourselves as well as we think …

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Principles for a Better Life and Business – Good T.A.L.K. Great Sales – Robert Paolini

In behavior change, Business Help, Business Improvement, Business Success, Career Help, communication, core values, Goal Setting, Life Change, Podcast, sales success, self help, self-improvement, Serving People, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

So often as sales or business professionals we want some slick silver bullet strategy that will increase our business.  Somehow our mind has convinced us that there must be some magical secret that somehow we missed to getting more sales.  However, the reality is there are no silver bullets and there is really no such thing as “magic”.  The fact …

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Lessons in Life and Business – The Way of the Road Warrior – Rob Jolles

In Business Culture, Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Psychology, Business Success, Career Help, change, Decision Making, Growth, Life Change, Life Help, Podcast, Problem Solving, Psychology and Business, sales success, self help, self-improvement, Success by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

There are many lessons we can learn from our journeys in business and life.  We all have them.  But how many of us have actually took a journal and wrote every day about our journey.  Not many of us for sure.  Rob Jolles one of the world’s leading sales trainers and inspirational speakers has been journaling his travels as a …

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Creating Positive Change – Start with Your People – Brian Dixon

In Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Success, Career Help, change, Coaching, culture change, Discovering Your Purpose, entrepreneurship, Finding Your Passion, Growth, Inspiration, Leadership, Life Change, Life Help, Marital help, Money, Motivation, Podcast, Problem Solving, purpose, Serving People, Success, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We can look in our business, our relationships, our careers, our lives in general and say, “things need to change”.   None of us want that change to be for the worse, so we try to take control.  We decide quite often that if we have the power to change things we will.  So we start handing out orders, making edicts, …