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Creating Relationships of Value Print E-mail
Written by Torin Ellis   
Sunday, 11 March 2007
Torin Ellis
Torin Ellis
Theodore Roosevelt said "the most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people." I'm amazed when I think back on some of the professional encounters I've had with so many different people with varied degrees of authority. So many were absolutely fantastic while a few were nothing short of disastrous. Honestly, some of the most fantastic relationships have been with ordinary people willing to do what they said they would do. You know, they gave you a business card and had every intention of following up despite the void of direct benefit in doing so.
 
BRAND YOU Print E-mail
Written by Torin Ellis   
Sunday, 04 March 2007
Torin Ellis
Torin Ellis
Understand that you are the brochure, business card, logo, and/or web site that is most important. . . most seen. Craig's List [founded in 1995] started as an online calendar to alert readers of various happenings around the San Francisco area. Today the website receives nearly 5 billion page hits and nearly 15 million unique visitors per month. A strong accomplishment for an organization of any size - a phenomenal feat for one that has less than 30 employees! A brand.
 
Self Evaluation Print E-mail
Written by Torin Ellis   
Monday, 26 February 2007
Torin Ellis
Torin Ellis
In addressing personal business, it is important that we conduct an extensive skill-building inventory that provides a clear image of the end results and a fairly detailed plan on how to get there.
 
Work-Life Balance Print E-mail
Written by Torin Ellis   
Monday, 19 February 2007
Torin Ellis
Torin Ellis
Some would say imbalance is part of the human condition. In a competitive business environment -- which is to say, every business environment — business building results require commitment, passion, and, (to be blunt) a lot of time. For many the subject of work life balance creates a blistering conversation rarely won by either side.
 
Perseverance Print E-mail
Written by Torin Ellis   
Monday, 12 February 2007
Torin Ellis
Torin Ellis
According to Samuel Johnson, “few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.”
 
Mixed Messages Print E-mail
Written by T.T. "Mitch" Mitchell   
Sunday, 21 January 2007
T.T. Mitchell
T.T. Mitchell
The danger of mixed messages is especially crucial when you’re considering business issues. For me, as a sole proprietor, if I have problems communicating with the person I’m speaking to it could end a business association with that person.
 
6 Essentials to Execute the Right Strategic Goals Print E-mail
Written by Sherese Duncan   
Tuesday, 19 December 2006
Sherese Duncan
Sherese Duncan
Goal setting is a basic process, but many people find it difficult to understand. Take a look at the six essentials that you must know and understand in order to execute the right strategic goals. Remember, in this stage of building your infrastructure you want to be strategic about the focus areas of your goals.
 
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