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Leaders need integrity: 19 dos and don’ts


A leader without integrity is like a horse without reins.  You can’t go anywhere as a leader without it. Some leaders don’t quite understand why they are not able to move their so-called followers to a common goal.  These same … Continue reading

Business Strategy: 18 Great Ways to Freshen Your Business


The ground hog has seen his shadow and although it might not seem like it now, spring is just around the corner.  Take advantage of your indoor time to improve your business strategy and freshen up your business.  Here are 18 ways: … Continue reading

The magic of lipstick and economics


Many years ago after a compound fracture of my ankle and emergency surgery I remember awaking in my hospital room and searching for my lipstick. It was a kind nurse named Joanne who found my lipstick for me. I put … Continue reading