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If the current torrid pace continues, mergers and acquisition could reach $4.58 trillion worldwide this year, the highest level on record, according to The Wall Street Journal. Clearly, the rewards of acquiring another business can be great. Yet … more
I'm against all systems of selling. So are all salespeople. Oh, sales systems are taught all the time. In fact, almost every salesperson has learned one along the way. I ask every audience I'm in front of, "How many of you have learned some … more
Companies used to view their marketing efforts as a sales funnel. In this traditional model, a company would first try to get as many people into this funnel as possible. They would then push their prospects through stages of awareness, familiarity, … more
With the possible exception of what the Treasury Department turns out, "Money: Master the Game" – Tony Robbins' new book – may be the most valuable stuff in print. It's absolutely jammed with advice you can take all the way to the bank. … more
"Time is money." You've heard that expression a thousand times or more. And as many times as you've heard it, you have universally ignored it. Every year I get hundreds of requests for a course in "time management." And every year … more
Like most trends, the "sharing economy" has moved west to east nationally and is fast becoming an accepted way of doing business in Rhode Island, although challenges are beginning to mount. The sharing economy connects owners to consumers … more
First impressions make a difference when the goal is winning a new customer, moving up the career ladder, gaining acceptance to a group or, of course, attracting a new special friend. That's a lot to ask when some experts say first … more
I've always considered myself quite bold when it comes to business and risk-taking. I can live with failing a few times, knowing that I will eventually be successful because I am determined to be. I've found a like-minded colleague in … more
Meredith, the 113-year-old Des Moines, Iowa-based publisher of Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle and Martha Stewart Living, has had chances over the past few years to become the world's biggest magazine company by combining with most of Time … more
It's getting easier and easier to navigate the highways and byways through the magic of GPS – the Global Positioning System. The service is in your car, your phone, your tablet, your watch. You are running out of excuses for not getting to where … more
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