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8 Questions Every Leader Must Ask Herself

It’s summer. It’s easy to be distracted. I’m leaving on 2 back to back trips. The first is both business and pleasure. The 2nd is all pleasure. It’s been on my bucket list for a long time to visit the land of my ancestors, so I’m taking off for Eastern Europe for 3 weeks. When […]

ThinkSales™ – a proven model for growth

ThinkSales™ is a company-wide program whose leaders fervently believe all employees provide value, regardless of position, power or influence in the company. These leaders follow the Pygmalion philosophy that models a predictable way of acting towards others. Taken a step further, ThinkSales extends to team behavior.

When employees view all their teammates as collaborators and seek […]

Why Planning Still Counts

There are so many things I want to accomplish this year but I know if I don’t lay out a careful plan, few of them will happen. My years in business have taught me that the goals I set today become realities tomorrow but only IF I plan the steps it takes to make it  […]

Get a Running Start on 2017 – no more resolutions that go nowhere!

I love this time of the year.

Not only is December my birth month (enough of a reason for me to love it),  it suddenly occurred to me that my son, Steve Olsher, wrote about his birthday this November and shared his battle with life and death when he was born. Both my mother and I […]

Stop Selling & SOAR – 7 Tips to Perfecting Your Pitch

Your Pitch is your stepping stone to opportunity.

What is an elevator pitch, anyway? You can read tons of books on the subject, watch a bunch of videos, listen to pitches at networking events and, you will find, everyone has a different take on what it should be. In essence, it’s a brief statement about WHY […]

How Effective is Your Networking Introduction?

This morning I was invited to attend a networking meeting. As usual, the members introduced themselves first. The guests followed. I admit, these were some of the most creative introductions I’ve heard anywhere. As a guest I had 60 seconds to share a lifetime of work to a roomful of strangers in a way that […]

What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

Over 30 years experience owning my own successful businesses, in good times and bad, have given me insight into why some businesses grow year after year, and others just meander along, barely making it.

When I was a partner in my father’s business, early in my career, and coached and consulted our retail franchisees, I started […]

Are you ready for 2016?

Steve Sawyer, Ameriprise Financial and Heather Major, Plan2Grow, are on a roll. Their already successful businesses have taken on a new life of their own. There is no stopping them this year. Join them at Transformation Lab on the 1st or 3rd Tuesday in January and save. 1st session is on us.

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