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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

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Friday, September 03, 2010 My Goal Today Is (Follow-up)
Thursday, September 02, 2010 Getting Past the Gatekeeper
Wednesday, September 01, 2010 My Goal Today Is
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Success is Not Always Measured By Dollars
Monday, August 30, 2010 Wavelength of a Business
Saturday, August 28, 2010 Access95ibility
Friday, August 27, 2010 Success Comes from Growth and Nurture
Thursday, August 26, 2010 Why I Am Broke
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 The Prisoner of the Red Cabin
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 Canada Post Goes Snoopy and Secretive
Monday, August 23, 2010 The More I Practice . . .
Saturday, August 21, 2010 Freebies – do the Math!
Friday, August 20, 2010 Starting a CEO Newsletter 2/2
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Found on the First Page!
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Entrepreneur’s Day
Monday, August 16, 2010 The "Getting Started” Problem
Saturday, August 14, 2010 Trigger Words
Friday, August 13, 2010 Referrals – May we Contact YOU?
Thursday, August 12, 2010 The Time-Based Ceiling
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Found Again By the Search Engines!
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Staunch the 8-9-10 Bleeding
Monday, August 09, 2010 The 1-2-3 of Moving the 1-2-3
Saturday, August 07, 2010 Customer Service
Friday, August 06, 2010 For the Non-Golfers Amongst Us
Thursday, August 05, 2010 Controlling Those Hanging Folders
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 WhatFAQ
Tuesday, August 03, 2010 A Very Succesful “Cold-Call”
Monday, August 02, 2010 Beware the Client Who Prints Emails
Saturday, July 31, 2010 I was Half Expecting a Bunch of Complaints
Friday, July 30, 2010 Dropping-in Method
Thursday, July 29, 2010 Dropping Clients
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Creepy Clients
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 A Balanced Diet
Monday, July 26, 2010 The Winning Goal for the Day
Saturday, July 24, 2010 Do They Love What They do?
Friday, July 23, 2010 When Ignoring Emails Becomes Profitable
Thursday, July 22, 2010 Domestic and Corporate Models
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Google Cache
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Business Poetry
Monday, July 19, 2010 If in Doubt, Show up
Saturday, July 17, 2010 Let Words Shift Your Focus
Friday, July 16, 2010 How Successful was the First Meeting?
Thursday, July 15, 2010 How many Contacts
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Of Oranges and Bottled Water
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Why the Local Church Rummage Sale is Important
Monday, July 12, 2010 My New Career in Public Relations
Saturday, July 10, 2010 Meeting with the CEO
Friday, July 09, 2010 Stay-in-Touch Cards
Thursday, July 08, 2010 Business Card Boxes
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 When the Power Goes Out …
Tuesday, July 06, 2010 Testimonials that Give Pleasure
Monday, July 05, 2010 Get Right Back on that Horse!
Saturday July 03,2010 Money-Transfer Trick
Friday, July 02, 2010 Two Out of Ten Ain’t Bad
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 The Best-Laid Plans ….
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Snail Mail Handicaps
Monday, June 28, 2010 SUFE – A Second Use For Everything
Saturday, June 26, 2010 You do Everything!
Friday, June 25, 2010 Unwanted Attention from LinkedIn
Thursday, June 24, 2010 Phone vs. Email
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Skype – the Perils of
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 To Bill, or Not to Bill
Monday, June 21, 2010 Embrace the Most Argumentative Colleague
Saturday, June 19, 2010 Another Way of Staying-in-Touch
Friday, June 18, 2010 You Pay Cheap, You Pay Twice
Thursday, June 17, 2010 The Top 3 Reasons
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Mistakes Happen
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 The Stiff-Arm
Monday, June 14, 2010 Minimalizing
Saturday, June 12, 2010 Scheduling Next Year
Friday, June 11, 2010 Scheduling Today
Thursday, June 10, 2010 Business Scope
Wednesday, June 09, 2010 The Meeting – Body Language
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 Goofing Off
Monday, June 07, 2010 The Meeting – Close the Sale!
Friday, June 04, 2010 Linkedin – and My Reluctance to Respond
Thursday, June 03, 2010 The Meeting – Drinkies
Wednesday, June 02, 2010 A Time to Sit, a Time to Walk
Tuesday, June 01, 2010 The Meeting – Establish a Time Limit
Monday, May 31, 2010 The Real Problem
Saturday, May 29, 2010 The Meeting – Handouts
Friday, May 28, 2010 Late, Later, …
Thursday, May 27, 2010 The Meeting – Look for Boredom
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 $100 of Discouragement
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Get the Word OUT!
Saturday, May 22, 2010 The Meeting – Same Height
Friday, May 21, 2010 No New Technology!
Thursday, May 20, 2010 The Meeting – Snookered By a Long Break
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 The One that Didn’t Get Away …
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 The Meeting – Solicit Feedback
Monday, May 17, 2010 Be Prepared!
Saturday, May 15, 2010 The Meeting – The Late-Comer
Friday, May 14, 2010 How to Write a Stunning Corporate Profile in 2 Minutes
Thursday, May 13, 2010 The Meeting – The Web-Cam
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 I’m Against Good
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Your Most Essential Task Today is …
Monday, May 10, 2010 3 Days Without Stress
Saturday, May 08, 2010 The Hard-To-Touch Contact
Friday, May 07, 2010 How can I Be of Service/Value to You?
Thursday, May 06, 2010 I Can Change My Mind Only Once
Wednesday, May 05, 2010 A Fresh Take on Backups
Tuesday, May 04, 2010 Don’t Try to Sell
Monday, May 03, 2010 Make Sense Out of Non-Sense
Saturday, May 01, 2010 The Position Statement As a Resume
Friday, April 30, 2010 Staying in Touch 2
Thursday, April 29, 2010 The Sales Funnel
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Staying in Touch
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Getting Through it
Monday, April 26, 2010 Rejection Projection
Saturday, April 24, 2010 Don't Let Google Stampede You Into a Panic
Friday, April 23, 2010 In a Month or Two, I Should Be Ready
Thursday, April 22, 2010 Does this job interest you?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 Hope vs. Will
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 We Always Require Net 60 Days Payment
Monday, April 19, 2010 A Road-Block for Her Firm
Saturday, April 17, 2010 An Easy Way to Address Your Target Market
Friday, April 16, 2010 What Do all These Emails Newsletters Have in Common?
Thursday, April 15, 2010 “I’ve Run Out of Time”
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 Harvest The Reaction
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 How to Win a Free-Lunch Bet
Monday, April 12, 2010 The Green-Chair Technique for Handling Phone Calls
Saturday, April 10, 2010 Knowledge and Experience
Friday, April 09, 2010 Educate to Make a Decision
Thursday, April 08, 2010 Unhinging the Gatekeepers
Wednesday, April 07, 2010 About that Bootleg Software ...
Tuesday, April 06, 2010 When Not to Present the $1,000 Invoice
Monday, April 05, 2010 What is My Marketing Goal?
Saturday, April 03, 2010 One Easy Way to Make a List
Friday, April 02, 2010 Beware of Wolf Questions in Sheepskin
Thursday, April 01, 2010 I Don't Want to Know About You.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Less Sales Pressure, Please!
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 Let Us Spray NOT!
Monday, March 29, 2010 (VNT3) Coffee, Soup, Sandwich
Saturday, March 27, 2010 Starting a CEO Newsletter 1/2
Friday, March 26, 2010 Skype - an Expert's View
Thursday, March 25, 2010 Another Intriguing Possibility for Barter
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 (VNT3) Be the last one to leave
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 My Networking Goal
Monday, March 22, 2010 (VNT3) Notebooks At Seminars
Saturday, March 20, 2010 Not-net-working
Friday, March 19, 2010 Handyman Corner
Thursday, March 18, 2010 The Business Edge
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 (VNT3) You Can't Predict the Future?
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 If You Don't Breathe ...
Monday, March 15, 2010 So You Want to Be a {Your Career here}?
Saturday, March 13, 2010 (VNT3) 1/10 1 2 3 4 5 of 100
Friday, March 12, 2010 Best Use of Your Time At Tax Time
Thursday, March 11, 2010 In Praise of Paper
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 So, Just How Shy Are You?
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 How to Win At Networking
Monday, March 08, 2010 (VNT3) There Are No Corporate Decisions
Saturday, March 06, 2010 Networking - Sit with Those Who Sit Alone - part 2
Friday, March 05, 2010 What Will I Risk Today?
Thursday, March 04, 2010 Networking Events As Diners
Wednesday, March 03, 2010 (VNT3) Based on a Non-Fact is Based on a Lie
Tuesday, March 02, 2010 When Money Becomes an Obstacle
Monday, March 01, 2010 (VNT3) So. Right? Double Your Impact.
Saturday, February 27, 2010 Why Reacting to the Market Might Be Good
Friday, February 26, 2010 (VNT3) How Many Sales Did You Make Today?
Thursday, February 25, 2010 When Networking is Bad for Me
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Avoiding the "Ouch!" of emails
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Social Not-working
Monday, February 22, 2010 (VNT3) "Paint it blue" is a Good Thing
Saturday, February 20, 2010 YouTube Hits
Friday, February 19, 2010 (VNT3) Sales Pitch
Thursday, February 18, 2010 Skype - a Novice's View
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 (VNT3) Networking - Sit with Those Who Sit Alone
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 Caught Short - Again!
Monday, February 15, 2010 (VNT3) How to Measure the Value of a Seminar
Saturday, February 13, 2010 Marketing 101, 102, 103 and 104
Friday, February 12, 2010 It's What Friends Are for ...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 SEO on the Cheap
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 Mailing Forms
Tuesday, February 09, 2010 Surprise Value
Monday, February 08, 2010 In Praise of Unsafe Research
Saturday, February 06, 2010 It's "No" for Sure, Unless You Ask
Friday, February 05, 2010 Entrepreneurs, Engineers, Scientists and Mathemeticians
Thursday, February 04, 2010 Time Out!
Wednesday, February 03, 2010 Emergencies
Tuesday, February 02, 2010 Marketing to the Children
Monday, February 01, 2010 Who Owns Your Calendar?
Saturday, January 30, 2010 Bartered Bread
Friday, January 29, 2010 Speaking of Butterflies ...
Thursday, January 28, 2010 Global Warming
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 The Easy Touch-Me-Again
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 What is Your Biggest Asset?
Monday, January 25, 2010 Don't Delete - TRASH!
Saturday, January 23, 2010 How Not to Blog
Friday, January 22, 2010 Re-sent-ments
Thursday, January 21, 2010 The $100 Job is Not Revenue
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 Hope is Not a Plan
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 They're Not Gift Certificates ...
Monday, January 18, 2010 Let's Do Lunch!
Saturday, January 16, 2010 Changing Course - Slowly
Friday, January 15, 2010 Best Compliment this Week
Thursday, January 14, 2010 Why Are Testimonials Awkward to Write?
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 We Have Five Fingers on Each Hand
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 We Live in a Village of 200 Souls
Monday, January 11, 2010 Where Do I Find the Time to Read a Book?
Saturday, January 09, 2010 Sprinkles - part 2
Friday, January 08, 2010 If it Ain't Written Down ...
Thursday, January 07, 2010 Why I Read Books
Wednesday, January 06, 2010 There Appears to Be Some Confusion
Tuesday, January 05, 2010 Sprinkles - part 1
Monday, January 04, 2010 The Traditional West-End(*) Solopreneur Christmas Get-Together
Saturday, January 02, 2010 When 80% is Good Enough
Friday, January 01, 2010 Where Did the Time Go?
Thursday, December 31, 2009 A Fake Snow Job
Wednesday, December 30, 2009 Speaking Engagements
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 How I Spend My Christmas
Thursday, December 24, 2009 This Technique Got Me Noticed!
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 What the Gartner Group can Teach Us
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 When Things Get Me Down
Monday, December 21, 2009 Coping With the Needy
Saturday, December 19, 2009 Time for Myself
Friday, December 18, 2009 Piggy-Backing
Thursday, December 17, 2009 Power-Less Over Presentations
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Scamming for the FREE Lunch
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 Resolutions
Monday, December 14, 2009 The Delight of Deletion
Saturday, December 12, 2009 Tim Hortons
Friday, December 11, 2009 Is Vanity all that Bad?
Wednesday, December 09, 2009 Let Your Brand Trash Your Elevator Speech
Tuesday, December 08, 2009 Don't just sit there - S.I.T!
Monday, December 07, 2009 Do You Need to Know this?
Saturday, December 05, 2009 What's the Benefit of Having this Contact on My List?
Friday, December 04, 2009 A no-nym, us!
Thursday, December 03, 2009 Why Are You Struggling With Your Elevator Speech
Wednesday, December 02, 2009 Supply and Demand
Tuesday, December 01, 2009 How to Price an “Inexpensive” Proposal for a Client
Monday, November 30, 2009 Marketing Metrics
Saturday, November 28, 2009 How Frequently Shoud You Follow-up an Email?
Friday, November 27, 2009 Why the Pressure from Scripts?
Thursday, November 26, 2009 Small Steps
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 Have You Forgotten This?
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 The Follow-up List
Monday, November 23, 2009 What’s The Cost of Duplicate Emails?
Saturday, November 21, 2009 How Not To Swat a Gnat
Friday, November 20, 2009 Selling the Idea About Buying Ideas
Thursday, November 19, 2009 To Market, to Market, to Sell a Thin Pig
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Why Do These Misconceptions Prevent an Entrepreneur from Blogging?
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 Every Cloud Brings Life-Giving Rain
Monday, November 16, 2009 Wake up! You Don’t Need Your Beauty Sleep.
Saturday, November 14, 2009 Cold-Storage for Prospects
Friday, November 13, 2009 Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining
Thursday, November 12, 2009 A Social Experiment
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 Cell Phones
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Marketing vs. Sales
Monday, November 09, 2009 Reciprocal Marketing –2
Saturday, November 07, 2009 Co-Operative Marketing
Friday, November 06, 2009 Reducing Volume Of Email
Thursday, November 05, 2009 Flak
Wednesday, November 04, 2009 The 1-6-10 Rule – How Did it Work?
Tuesday, November 03, 2009 So I Madly Got Changed
Monday, November 02, 2009 I'm Getting the Hang of it Now!
Saturday, October 31, 2009 Getting Rid of Contacts
Friday, October 30, 2009 The Cold-Calling Hook
Thursday, October 29, 2009 Spot the Difference
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Strategy Vs. Tactics – Part 2
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 The Hand-Written Note
Monday, October 26, 2009 Things Are Getting Out of Hand
Saturday, October 24, 2009 The 15-Second Method to Win Rapport
Friday, October 23, 2009 The International Market Place
Thursday, October 22, 2009 Do Something Better Today
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Your Problems Change. Why Not Change Your Skill-Set?
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 An Easy Way to Achieve Your Objectives
Monday, October 19, 2009 A Plan for Business
Saturday, October 17, 2009 Really? A Cold-Call Script that Works
Friday, October 16, 2009 Did You Just Lose Me?
Thursday, October 15, 2009 Who Ya Gonna Call?
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Look Again!
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 10 Cold Call Scripts that Work for YOU
Monday, October 12, 2009 Your Web Site (HERE)
Saturday, October 10, 2009 Aiming for Viral
Friday, October 09, 2009 How Cheeky Do You Want Me to Be?
Thursday, October 08, 2009 The 1-6-10 Rule
Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Budgeting Time
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 Why I Put Everything on My Web Site
Monday, October 05, 2009 It's Not About More Money
Saturday, October 03, 2009 10% is Missing!
Friday, October 02, 2009 The Two Levels of Networking
Thursday, October 01, 2009 Putting a Human Face on LinkedIn
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 Does Google Think Your Web Site is Malicious?
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 Click ENTER to CONTINUE
Monday, September 28, 2009 The World's Slowest-Learning Networker
Saturday, September 26, 2009 When the Presentation Fails
Friday, September 25, 2009 Google Analytics
Thursday, September 24, 2009 Why I Joined
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 So You Want a Fancy Web Page, Huh?
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 I'm Trying to Make Everyone Happy
Monday, September 21, 2009 Should I Join?
Saturday, September 19, 2009 Better Prose
Friday, September 18, 2009 Who Else Wants Junk Mail?
Thursday, September 17, 2009 Email Underwhelm
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 Ethics of the Coin Toss
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 Ethics of the Gut
Monday, September 14, 2009 Your Networking Schedule
Saturday, September 12, 2009 Who is Responsible?
Friday, September 11, 2009 Two Sorts of Web Pages
Thursday, September 10, 2009 Canada News Wire
Wednesday, September 09, 2009 Prospecting for a Team
Tuesday, September 08, 2009 24 Hours in a Day
Monday, September 07, 2009 What Makes Me?
Saturday, September 05, 2009 So Do I Ever Call a CEO?
Friday, September 04, 2009 Needs of Networking Nerds
Thursday, September 03, 2009 I *Hate* These Web Pages
Wednesday, September 02, 2009 Corporate Or Personal?
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 How to Bill Members of Your Networking Groups
Monday, August 31, 2009 Why I Don't "Bounce" Spam Emails
Saturday, August 29, 2009 Throughclock - Cool Tool for Prospectors
Friday, August 28, 2009 Show Me the Money!
Thursday, August 27, 2009 Breakfast Networking – a Stapled Diet
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 What Do I Look Like to You?
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 Procrastinating for Success
Monday, August 24, 2009 Reciprocal Marketing
Saturday, August 22, 2009 Time to Call it Quits?
Friday, August 21, 2009 Now You can Have a Professional Email Address
Thursday, August 20, 2009 Found! By the Search Engines
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Your Name {Here}!
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 You won't be hearing from me soon
Monday, August 17, 2009 Rethinking Prospecting
Saturday, August 15, 2009 Waste Not, Want Not!
Friday, August 14, 2009 Ask not for whom the BELL tolls ...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 Another Good-News Story
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Linkedin; Is it Working Yet?
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Web-Mail Backlash
Monday, August 10, 2009 Two for the Price of One
Saturday, August 08, 2009 Give Us This Day Our Daily Blog
Friday, August 07, 2009 Management Measures – Part 2
Thursday, August 06, 2009 Strategy vs. Tactics.
Wednesday, August 05, 2009 More Freebies than I can Shake a Phone at!
Tuesday, August 04, 2009 Achieving The Goal
Monday, August 03, 2009 When the Answer is NO
Saturday, August 01, 2009 Blogging Bonus
Friday, July 31, 2009 How to Make Money Out of Networking
Thursday, July 30, 2009 How NOT to Make Money Out of Networking
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Why I Don’t Read the Newspapers
Friday, July 24, 2009 The Bootlegger
Thursday, July 23, 2009 The Daisy Chain
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 You Will Never Get Your Priorities Right.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Strike that Meeting?
Thursday, July 09, 2009 The Mountain and Mohammed
Wednesday, July 08, 2009 The World’s Best Support Line
Tuesday, July 07, 2009 After the Networking Meeting
Monday, July 06, 2009 No Fixed Address
Monday, June 29, 2009 Management Measures
Monday, June 29, 2009 No Excuses!
Thursday, June 25, 2009 How not to Do Business
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 Post Cards
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 Business Cards
Friday, June 19, 2009 Volunteering for Profit
Thursday, June 18, 2009 A Doomed Project
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Welcome!

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