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I was peacefully sitting in the den of my home on the Mississippi River this morning, sipping coffee and enjoying the morning paper, when, out of the corner of my eye, I noticed something meandering  down river.  It was the Delta Queen! This old wooden paddle wheeler was mothballed a few years ago due to […]

I heard a business strategist say recently that “Hope is not a strategy”.  I also remember that the Bible tells us that “When there is no vision, the people perish”.  I happen to think that there is, indeed, power in anticipating great things.   Thoreau defined motivation as “The pull of anticipation and the push […]

When you lose a sale, get over it fast. All salespeople experience it, but the pros move on to the next encounter with a positive attitude, realizing that they are statistically that much closer to getting a yes. Here are eight tips for effectively dealing with rejection with the minimum amount of mental anguish:

While flying to Ohio, I noticed many of the passengers were females in business attire. Even compared to a few years ago, it seemed more women were working than in prior years. Research shows this assessment is accurate. According to the Center for Women’s Business Research, “Women own 10.6 million businesses in the United States. […]