5 Human Commonalities and Why Company Decision Makers Should Remember Them

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / September 10, 2013

During the past 31 years, I have traveled to 134 different countries. Of all the countries I’ve visited, I’ve lived and worked for six months or more in 23 of them. I have been fortunate enough to live with people from different ethnic groups, socioeconomic strata, and educational backgrounds. They all had varying religious beliefs, cultural diversities, and values, but by allowing myself to be open to listening…

Win at Negotiations With These Simple Tricks

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / August 24, 2013

Negotiations are often associated with strategies, and this comparison seems to be justified at first sight. However, it would mean that a negotiation is a great talent consisting of gamesmanship and other various skills rather than of hard work and investigation abilities. Even though the business world involves some gaming elements, they’re usually related only to transactions and achievements. Smart strategies may not be always that smart The…

Five Types of Clients Every Entrepreneur Will Face

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 19, 2013

Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur, or part of a budding start-up, you will need to deal with clients. The hard part is making sure that they are happy and you are profitable. Even though there are six billion people on the planet, when it comes to spending money and doing business most people will fall into a few categories. Now I’ve been a part of fitness, retail,…

Are You a Hot CEO? 10 Ways to Find Out

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / June 1, 2012

Doing business in the ‘new way’, means working with clients that get you, what you’re all about and how you can help them in immeasurable and incredible ways. But, in order to do that, we have to ensure you’re a ‘hot’ CEO, and I’m not talking about your looks. Here’s what I do mean 1. You have taken 100% responsibility for the success of you and your business.…

Connecting With Clients This Holiday Season

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 18, 2009

Step away from the fruitcake. If you’re in the business of providing products or custom services to valued clients, it’s important to show them how much you appreciate their business. Especially this year. And there’s a thoughtful, purposeful way to go about it, even if time and money are topping your wish list this holiday season. Dilemma: It’s mid-December and you totally forgot about holiday cards and client…

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