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Working Smarter, Not Harder, is the Secret to Success for Your Startup or Small Business

October 18, 2016 0 Comments
Working Smarter, Not Harder, is the Secret to Success for Your Startup or Small Business

We’re all familiar with the age-old phrase about “working smarter not harder” – and you know what? It is absolutely true! In any startup or small business you don’t have to be the best to succeed, but you do have to be smart! There are over 28 million businesses in America. Therefore, the chances are good […]

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3 Signs That Your Small Business Needs Help

September 23, 2016 0 Comments
3 Signs That Your Small Business Needs Help

Feeling like your small business needs help? You’re not alone. Every day in a small business or startup brings about new challenges to overcome and new opportunities to succeed. The day to day processes can leave anyone drained or with little time to analyze anything beyond what just occurred. Time flies! In fact, it is […]

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How to Market Your Private Investigation Agency to Insurance Companies

June 14, 2016 1 Comment
How to Market Your Private Investigation Agency to Insurance Companies

One of the most popular questions I am often asked by other private investigators is “How do I Market my Investigation Agency to Insurance Companies?” My answer is that your marketing approach will depend upon whom you are targeting but here is my secret sauce…

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Using Apps to Overcome Writer’s Block

July 4, 2014 0 Comments
Using Apps to Overcome Writer’s Block

I just tried out this tool on a website called Write or Die (http://writeordie.com/) as I have been trying to get over some writer’s block I’ve been experiencing lately. I took the challenge to write 500 words in less than 15 minutes. Write or Die features a “consequence mode” that kicks in whenever your writing slows […]

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Building Rapport to Get What You Want – Secrets from an Elite FBI Boss

April 22, 2014 1 Comment
Building Rapport to Get What You Want – Secrets from an Elite FBI Boss

My wife remarked the other day, that I am able to strike up a long and deep conversation with just about any stranger I meet. Specifically, Julie was laughing about how much personal information this one particular lady had just shared with me and, admittedly, it was some pretty shocking stuff. Getting people to tell […]

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90 Second Reads – 11 Easy but Effective Negotiating Tips

April 9, 2014 1 Comment
90 Second Reads – 11 Easy but Effective Negotiating Tips

Negotiating cannot be avoided if you are involved in the operation of any sort of business.  If you actively avoid negotiations you probably aren’t getting everything you deserve and are leaving opportunity or profit on the table. The first step to mastering the ability to effectively negotiate is to get over the idea that the […]

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