Category Archives: Creating Culture

How Your Story Becomes Your Brand

A promising young business launches, ready to revolutionize its space! Rushing to get to market, it experienced an epic fail at firmly establishing its branding. Recognizing the priority of generating awareness, finding customers, establishing new operations, and paying bills, the … Continue reading

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You Had One Job! – Niche Development

A newborn baby enters the world, gets smacked on the bottom because it needs to start breathing immediately. New business ventures launch in an identical fashion. The newly birthed enterprise immediately demands revenue which only results from aggressive sales activity. … Continue reading

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Marketing is Strategic, Selling is Tactical

When business leaders’ conversations turn to marketing, hands begin to wave, voices start to rise, glances reflect skyward as speakers desperately seek to communicate clarity and grasp understanding. Quantitative professionals will introduce algorithms and statistics trying to calculate causal relations … Continue reading

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Effective Selling is Storytelling

Once upon a time a great ad in the Sunday newspaper and a superior location on Main Street was the secret to a successful business. Welcome to the future! Now, successful sales growth requires connecting with your audience, identifying key … Continue reading

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Pass the Turkey

Holidays are opportunities for incredible memories and superior storytelling. Anyone can reminisce about slipping Aunt Edna’s toxic dressing to the dog. But, what stories do high achievers tell resulting from the holidays? Who makes progress while everyone else literally fills … Continue reading

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The Juggling Entrepreneur

Before arguing which business discipline is most essential to an entrepreneur, recognize that talent conquers many challenges in developing and growing any business. Among the many talents that an entrepreneur needs in their arsenal, juggling is the most essential! As … Continue reading

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Connective Marketing – We All Get More

Marketing data and analytics are amazing! They provide better decision making. They quantify processes and results leading to business success. Except it ignores the human element. Emotional connection drives business development. People buy from people. Clearly, branding helps. However, recognize … Continue reading

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