November 28, 2016
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BBI – A Form of Interrogation?

In the past few weeks I have finally started to meet with some of our chapter members again for a BBI. It’s been a while for […]
November 18, 2016
Old style bookkeeping

Dorothy is retiring, and she’s taking the shoebox with her

  Dorothy is retiring. We’re a little sad to see her go but we knew the day had to come. With Dorothy’s exit comes another change—old […]
November 16, 2016
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Keeping Promises

The results of the election down south last week, made me wonder about many things, but one question that popped up quickly, was: How is he […]
November 11, 2016
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Complaints – How to Respond

Last week I received a complaint from one of our BNI chapter members, that my Education Moment was too long! Rather than taking it personally, I […]
November 11, 2016
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The 8 faces of business networking (By Michael Goldberg)

  This article was recommended to me by Rob Favretto. Since I was a bit busy this weekend with a wedding, this education moment is being […]
November 11, 2016
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Is your workspace working for you?

What does the space you work in every day look like? Is it organized? Is it functional? Do you enjoy being there? Does it help you […]
November 11, 2016
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Doing Business with Millennials

There is an entirely new generation of potential clients for our services and products, called “The Millennials”. They live, function and operate in quite a different […]
November 11, 2016
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How To Deal With Stress

I have dealt with a lot of stress over the past two years. Mostly related to my business, though I can think of a couple of […]
November 10, 2016
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Staff Meetings

We just had an all-staff meeting at Black Tulip on Friday. I have tried and hold one monthly, though when things get busy, it is one […]
November 10, 2016
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What is the right time and the right way to fire an employee?

Firing an employee is always difficult. You have probably been thinking about it for a while and might even have had some sleepless nights. And you […]
November 10, 2016
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Small Talk

I hate small talk! I am not good at it and I try and avoid it whenever I can. Parties, receptions, meetings, standing in line, elevators, […]
November 10, 2016
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Interviewing for an open position

  Interviewing to fill an open position in your business is stressful for the candidate, but also for you. What should you ask? What are you […]