Posts by Rebecca

Consultant Corner – Determine Your Price

We established you should discuss price. But what should that price be? From my Friday YouTube series: Consultant Corner 0.56 Benchmark – Market rates 2.24 Upside – Client Wins 5.15 Downside – Your Costs My online Courses: How to Start a Business as a Freelance Consultant : http://bit.ly/udemyBC Effective Decision Making in Business: http://bit.ly/udemyDM

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Practice Makes Perfect … Maybe

Roger Federer, the great tennis player, was not always the Roger Federer we know today. In his early competition years he was known to make unforced errors and throw tantrums at his own mistakes. As he tells it, he had a natural affinity for tennis. Many complicated decisions and techniques came easy to him, and…

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Consultant Corner – What you do matters

From my regular Friday YouTube series: Consultant Corner.  If branding is everything you do, let’s talk about some of the things that you do, in fact, do. 0.50 Content 1.54 Language 3.27 Preparation 4.30 Posture 6.12 Delivery My online Courses: How to Start a Business as a Freelance Consultant : http://bit.ly/udemyBC Effective Decision Making in…

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SLA GA Lunch event – Manage Your Stress at Work

On October 23rd, the Georgia chapter of the Special Libraries Association had the pleasure of hosting Jill Wener, doctor and meditation coach, to talk to us about stress management. Most SLA members are people who work in offices, with colleagues, serving internal clients, managing multiple projects, … all factors that can add to stress in…

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The Number One Rule of Product Descriptions

The first thing we know about our business is what we sell. As we develop our strategic plans, we also define the problem that we solve. Once we go to market, we are tasked with describing this in a way to attract the right attention, and in only a few sentences. Follow this rule to…

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Consultant Corner – When should you talk price

➡️ Talking about money is vulgar, talking about price is scary. When is the right time to discuss your prices? 0.33 Why to talk about money 2.02 When to talk about money 4.28 How to talk about money Find my profile and blog at www.rgbrizi.com My online Courses: How to Start a Business as a…

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How I Work – Archaeology

My work is about discovery. At university I studied classics, because by learning what came before I could learn what to do now. Analysis is even more intriguing with dead languages, as we were constantly challenged to consider different interpretations of the texts we were reading. And thus, to question everything, asking Why, How, and What…

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People Are Your Growth Plan

Contrary to many headlines and Facebook posts: networking is neither dead nor useless. It probably is over-used and badly used. But it still remains an essential tool for business growth. I recently did a series of Consultant Corner videos about how to prepare and follow up for networking and meetings. Here I look at that…

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The Process is the Product – Customer Service

The process is the value, the brand and the outcome driver. The process is, in other words, the product. Effective business is managed with effective process, and it is in those steps and decisions that a business can find ways to stand out and be of value. This is true for all aspects of business,…

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Consultant Corner – What we can learn from Pizza

Lessons of Pizza: your resources do not dictate your outcomes. Don’t stress your weaknesses. 1.43 How can we be like pizza 2.32 Disregard your weaknesses 3.58 And a special tip… Find my profile and blog at www.rgbrizi.com My online Courses: How to Start a Business as a Freelance Consultant : http://bit.ly/udemyBC Effective Decision Making in…

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