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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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A Gold Medal Mindset - 04/15/09 09:59 AM
When I watched the Summer Olympic's last year, I was intrigued with the all the incredible, athletic feats being accomplished and all the longstanding records that were being broken. Not only was I intently watching to see who would win the gold medal, I found myself paying close attention to the overall demeanor of the top contending athletes---their stance, their breathing, their facial expressions immediately before performing as well as their actions and reactions after completing their event. I started to wonder what their 'recipe for success' was---what internal and external ingredients came together to get them to this pivotal place in their life? I (4 comments)
Little Things = Big Difference - 04/11/09 10:24 PM
Did you know that learning how to be a good "people observer" can do great things for your business? Much has been written about what makes a person successful in their business. Knowledge, experience and training are the primary elements most frequently mentioned.However in my opinion and from my years of experience the most successful business owners are the ones who are the best at paying attention to details. To meet the needs of your clients, you have to be able to understand who they are, what they need, and what is important and meaningful to them. So how do you discover these things about your (14 comments)
What's in a Name? - 04/10/09 10:03 PM
Have you heard the saying , "the most beautiful word an individual can ever hear is his or her own name being called by another person" ?We feel special if someone we have met earlier remembers our name. Many people however, have trouble remembering faces and names. It can be embarrassing and awkward for us if the other person realizes that you do not remember their name and it can potentially spoil relationships with people.So you can understand the importance of paying attention to people's names...especially business people when meeting clients or prospective customers. You can either win the loyalty of your clients (23 comments)
Feeling Stuck? - 04/07/09 02:56 PM
A line in the movie Moonstruck came to mind yesterday----the part where Cher slaps Nicholas Cage and says "GET OVER IT! when she wants him to stop pursuing her. Those three words seemed fitting as I contemplated how we, as small business owners can overcome anxiety when it comes to a bumpy economy and also how we can get over feeling stuck because our marketing ideas, materials AND attitudes are tired, worn out and stale. So how do you go about finding fresh and innovative marketing ideas to attract and retain clients? Here are some ideas to help brush away the cobwebs (12 comments)
Are You Suffering from CDD (Creative Deficit Disorder?) - 04/01/09 02:18 PM
Q: Have you ever felt that your marketing materials, presentations and/or networking efforts were flat, uninspiring and lacking originality? Q: Do you struggle when it comes to creativity and finding ways to inject some pizzazz into your business? If the answer is YES, get ready to discover some simple ways to get those creative juices flowing! Simply stated, creativity is the ability to imagine and invent something new---whether in your life or in your business. Some creative ideas are unique and one of a kind, others are just simple, practical ideas that haven't been thought of by anyone else. Whether the ideas are (9 comments)
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