Work Harder, Not Smarter

Business book authors tell us we can succeed by ?working smarter, not harder.? The problem is, many of our competitors are as smart as we are. And some are smarter. Therefore, ?work smarter, not harder? is a myth. The fact is, almost without exception, the very successful people I know ? all of whom are

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The Key to Success: Networking or Talent?

I hate networking for several reasons. One is I?m introverted and shy. The other is I like to be home ? not out schmoozing for business. But let me ask you?. If you HAD to pick one or the other, what factor would you say is the most important contributor to business success? 1. WHAT

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Are You a Blogging Consultant?

I frequently get asked by readers, “Can you recommend a blogging consultant to help me set up and run a blog for my business?” If you are a blogging consultant and advisor, please let me know by leaving a comment in response to this post, so I can add you to my referral list. Also,

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Comb Your Hair, for Goodness Sake!

Do employers have the right to tell employees how to dress? I?m not clear on whether employment laws say they do. But I think they should ? and now the city of Cheyenne apparently agrees with me. Cheyenne?s municipal government is considering a ban on restaurant workers wearing nose rings, tongue rings, and other facial

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Answer to “Test Your Business I.Q.”

The correct answer is ?B.? MM, a successful bar owner, says the best people to hire as bartenders are attractive young men. ?You want to fill your bar with young, successful men, because they are the most profitable bar customers,? says MM. The attractive male bartenders cause the bar to be filled with women ?

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Test Your Business I.Q.

You are opening a new bar. For your bartenders, you can hire either: A. Hot, beautiful young women. B. Hot, hunky young men. C. Frumpy, middle-age men. D. Frumpy, middle-age women. Which would you choose? And why? Note: After you?ve had a chance to respond, I will reveal the correct answer, the logic behind it,

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