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Effective Negotiation Tactics Anyone Can Use

People negotiate with each other for almost everything at most every level. However, when it comes to business, negotiation takes a much more serious role. If, as a businessman, you don’t have good negotiation skills, you are either losing customers or giving up a good chunk of your profits.

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5 Rapport Building Skills To Grow Your Small Business

Successful businesses do much more than just sell products and services. They also build relationships to strengthen their position and ensure long-term loyalty. It is far easier to retain customers than to attract new ones. Use rapport skills to establish a connection with people and they will be more likely to come back to your small business.

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4 Ways to Build Trust in Your Business

I am amazed at how many times I have asked business owners or salespeople what kind of business they are in, only to get the reply: sales, grocery, insurance etc.
When it comes down to it, all businesses are in the same business: the people business.

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5 Time-Saving Tools for Every Business Owner

Technology is changing the way businesses operate by boosting productivity. From small businesses to large corporations, there are great tools for every organization. Some of the time saving tools available on the market are designed to help companies handle mail more efficiently, which saves valuable time and boost the bottom line. Here are some of my favorites.

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5 Reasons to STOP Multitasking in Your Business

Emails, social media, blogs, news and texting can have a devastating effect on productivity if they are mismanaged. According to several studies, an individual can handle several tasks simultaneously if the projects are simple and handled without thinking (walking and talking on the phone for example). This is does not apply to tasks that require a certain level of reflection and concentration. With multitasking, individuals shift from one task to another (task-switching).

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Introducing the 10x Business Owner’s Mastermind Group

Recently, I wrote and article on The Benefits of a Mastermind Group and How to Choose the Right Mastermind Group For You, and I received some great feedback from people looking to join a mastermind themselves. With this, and the piles of content I have to give and limited time in each day…

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How (and Why) to Write an Awesome Sales Plan

As a business owner, you probably already have a business plan, marketing plan, and hopefully and One-Page Plan. So you may be wondering: why would I need another plan just for sales? A sales plan summarizes an individual sales campaign or effort, and is not

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The 7 Fundamentals of Sustainable Growth

When it comes to business, most of us are focused on growth. We read books, watch webinars, attend meetings, and more to get tips and tricks for more growth. However, there’s a huge piece of the growth puzzle that many of us are overlooking: making sure our business can sustain growth. I’ve seen dozens of businesses collapse due to overlooking this. It’s like building a skyscraper with no foundation.

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How to Choose the Right Mastermind Group For You

You will never achieve your full potential in business alone.

This is a statement I truly believe, and one which is not often discussed in business classes, magazines, or blogs. While there’s certainly a lot to be said for bootstraps and self motivation, the truth is, no one can go it all alone and expect to achieve great success in business.

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The Benefits of a Mastermind Group

There is always a synergy of commitment, excitement, and energy when people work together, and this is what a mastermind group is all about. A mastermind group is a peer-to-peer mentorship project that helps members find solutions to problems they face. The concept was launched by Napoleon Hill in the early 90s, when he wrote about how people can work together to grow richer. According to Napoleon, there is power in coordinating efforts and knowledge among others of your industry.

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