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Your Business Plan is a Military Mission – Michael Penney

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Let’s say you are in the middle of a war.  You have an enemy that wants to destroy you.  Not only do they not care about you they want to take everything from you.  How do you go about your mission to defeat the enemy?  Do you just wake up one morning and figure it out as you go?  Do …

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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 A New DirectionLeave 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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Stressless Success: Passion, Purpose, and Prosperity – Janet McKee

In Business Success, Coaching, Healthy Living, High Performers, Inspiration, life success, Podcast, Psychology, stressless success, Success, successful living, Uncategorized by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

We all want to achieve success in our life.  And we all have probably sought advice on how to achieve it.  Most of the time we will hear phrases as “just work harder”, or, “focus on the details”, or, “get clearer on your goals”.  All of that sounds great, but what if there is another way.  What if it wasn’t …

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Fix Your Culture and Increase Profit and Productivity – Culture Fix – Colin D Ellis

In behavior change, Business Culture, Business Success, culture change, Culture Profitability, Podcast, Team Culture, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

In a survey of 1400 American business it was cited that 92% of executives said that cultural change was critical and a driver to increase their company’s values.  Yet only 16% said their culture is where it needs to be.  It is not surprising.  When it comes to business culture we talk a good talk, but we do little to …

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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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How Your Business Can Compete in a Digital Age – The Relationship Economy – John DiJulius

In Business Culture, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Relationships, Business Success, change, Competing, competition, Competitive Business, Customer Relationships, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Podcast, sales, sales success, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Technology, social media, phone apps, Alexa, Siri, Go Google, Artificial Intelligence, there is so much coming at us.  When it comes to our business…what do we do?  Which one or ones do we choose?  If any? What is going to give our business the competitive edge?  How much is going to cost?  What can I afford?  What is really going …

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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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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, …