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Posts by Rebecca

What is (not) a meeting

Meetings: you can’t live with them, you can’t live without them, and you can barely live through most of them.  It saddens me that meetings have such a bad reputation these days, because they should be one of your most effective business tools. But meetings have been abused and overused for so long.  There has…

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Consultant Corner – Speaking 101: Practice

Once you have your speaking material, it’s time to practice your style. Pay attention to these three things for a successful presentation. Speaking is a great marketing tool for freelancers and consultants. Launching your business? Start here on Udemy, or Skillshare.   

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Selling Peace of Mind

A comment I have heard in at least four different conversations over the past couple of months: “I sell peace of mind”.  The four people who said this were: an attorney, a beauty salon owner, an auto mechanic, and a doggy day care owner.  But they all sell the same thing… or do they?  What…

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

“Decision Making”, “Problem Solving”, “Innovation” … We all hear these words in our business every day. But what does it all mean? And how do they fit together? These are all about answering the question: “what should we do next”.  And the title to this post is no accident: when it comes to decisions in…

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When People Are The Problem

When I write about your team and employees, I talk about them as one of your greatest assets, and I focus on how to set them up for success. But that is not always how it goes, and I recently had a question from a concerned client asking what to do when an employee just,…

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Consultant Corner – Business School 101

My thoughts on the essentials to start a business: Product Clients  Delivery Launching your own business? Read the book that will write your foundation: Phrases for Business Success https://amzn.to/2TtloiH

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My Interview at Business Radio X

What does Italian food have to do with business strategy? Are pens better than pencils? Are questions better than answers? Just a few of the topics covered this morning in my interview with Business Radio X Gwinnett. Hear my interview here or go straight to the page (link above) to see the full profile and…

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New LMD Webinar: Solution-Driven Services

Hosted by the Leadership & Management Division of the Special Libraries Association, I am delighted to be presenting a new webinar: Solution-Driven Services. Inspired by the move from “Library as a place” to “Library as a Service”, the webinar is applicable to operational teams who serve clients internally in their organization. We will review how…

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