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Adding Value Through Alliance Development

March 23, 2017 by in category Business, Culture, Development tagged as , , ,

The benefits of a strategic alliance are desirable for every business regardless of industry or scale. Generally speaking, an alliance is a way for two companies to work together for mutual benefit. Think of it as smart partnering—a practical way forward. Both companies can get to work without worrying about the complexities of mergers or […]

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Invitation & Commitment

March 21, 2017 by in category Development, Growth tagged as , , ,

In business, everything revolves around relationships. The relationships between buyers and sellers, between employees, between prospective clients and their pain points. This month, we’re discussing the health and development of a business, so with that we address the concept of invitation and commitment. An invitation is something offered out, by you or by another party, […]

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Overcoming Resistance

March 15, 2017 by in category Business, BusinessLife, Culture tagged as , , ,

Resistance is the most common cause of failure or stagnancy in organizations, from the largest corporation to an individual entrepreneur. It can be resistance to change, resistance to newness, and resistance to the unknown. This pushback manifests in different ways, in different stages, in every company, and in every person. However, resistance can drastically and […]

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Bringing Value & Influencing Clients

March 9, 2017 by in category BusinessLife, Leadership tagged as , , ,

  At the center of any successful business is the value proposition. What is it about your products or services that sets them apart from the competition? In an open marketplace, why should a customer choose to do business with your company? Bringing value to your business isn’t always easy or obvious. You must choose […]

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Being an Effective Organization

March 7, 2017 by in category Business, BusinessLife, Leadership tagged as , , , , ,

The health of a business has an immediate and direct impact on the success of that business. This month, we’re going to look into these ideas of business health and business development, and explore what an effective business looks like. If someone were to ask you, “Is your business healthy?”, how would you answer? What […]

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Bringing Leadership Into Your BusinessLife

February 28, 2017 by in category Business, BusinessLife, Leadership tagged as , , ,

Are you a business owner, a partner in a professional office, or a manager looking to grow your career? If so, this article is for you. This month, the BusinessLife Digital Library is hosting a coaching conversation. Explore this piece, ask yourself the following questions, and take time to dig into a thorough self-reflection. Our […]

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Substantive Satisfaction & Organizational Change

February 22, 2017 by in category BusinessLife, Culture tagged as , , ,

We’ve talked a lot the past few weeks about business culture. We’ve discussed procedural satisfaction, which applies to the way a business is run and how it communicates internally. We’ve talked about relational satisfaction, which has to do with the way that employees interact with one another and work together. Today, we’re going to tie […]

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BusinessLife Case Study: Month 3 of Palm Beach Content Co.

February 16, 2017 by in category Case Study, Startup tagged as , , , ,

In Month 2 of the Palm Beach Content Company case, Vanessa struggled to find the correct path for her business. She felt trapped and unable to move her company forward. Through Peter’s actionable 5-4-3-2-1 program, she was able to add 10 clients to her pipeline and make her first in-house strategist hire! She used her experience […]

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Relational Satisfaction & Creating Substantive Change

February 14, 2017 by in category BusinessLife, Culture tagged as , ,

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been looking at this idea of business culture, and how that business culture leads to the three satisfactions: procedural, relational, and substantial. Last time, we discussed procedural satisfaction, which comes about when a business has the correct systems in place to make sure it operates smoothly, efficiently, and […]

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SMART Goals & How to Use Them to Create Change

February 13, 2017 by in category BusinessLife tagged as , , ,

We’ve mentioned SMART goals in many of our past articles, and that’s because they permeate every aspect of our personal and professional lives. Setting smart “SMART” goals can help you think about your future, where you want to be, and how you’ll get there. In this month’s blog posts, we are discussing the three types […]

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