Dealing with uncertainty … what to do when you can’t make it to the fortune teller.

April 9, 2012
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As leaders, managers and everyday people we are surrounded by uncertainty and ambiguity on daily basis.  Being able to cope and thrive in situations where there is no certain outcome or incomplete/unknown information will help you excel in your life. So how can you deal with uncertainty and manage the anxiety that goes along with it? Here […]

Is it time to remove your rose tinted glasses? Are personal biases holding your business back?

March 5, 2012
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Personal biases and history shape the way we view the world and shape our decision making abilities. How we approach and frame situations largely determines what type of interaction and outcome we can expect. If we go into a negotiations aggressively and looking for conflict – we are no doubt going to be met by a […]

Negotiation Concepts You Should Know

October 11, 2011
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They say the only way to get better at negotiations is through practice.  I agree completely, but it is important to know and understand some of the basic concepts in negotiations.  In fact, you probably already use them in your daily routine, but just haven’t defined them.  This is especially important for startups because you […]

Videos of the week

October 7, 2011
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RIP Mr. Jobs.  You will be missed greatly.  Learn from his words of wisdom during his Stanford graduation speech. Click Here To View Video Still afraid to follow your dreams?  Get motivated by this 60+ Vietnam Vet college football player.  You heard me, oldest college football player to score in a game. Click Here To […]

What is one of the best things you can do for your start-up? Learn Quickly

October 3, 2011
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The life of a start-up is hard –   resources are scarce, uncertainty is high and it sometimes feels like you are navigating through no-man’s land. Given the lack of money that you start out with, your time is the most valuable asset that you have in the beginning. Wasting time is essentially wasting money […]

Friday Videos – 09/30/2011

September 30, 2011
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Hate public speaking or at least thing you stink?  Check out this video, which provides the tools to becoming a better public speaker.  My favorite, step twelve, DON’T FORGET TO SMILE!! Click Here for Video What a ‘Great Day’ so start it with a laugh.  Watch this SNL digital short by Andy Sandberg and remember […]

Partnering Up – Look before you leap!

September 22, 2011
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When you are starting out you can often get swept up in all the excitement – there is so much to do, so little time and just yourself to achieve everything. You love you idea and want it to succeed -you are an entrepreneur in heat, with mountains to move. Ah ha – You’ve got […]