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The Seven Deadly Sins of an Entrepreneur – Lust

Last week we described the Seven Deadly Sins of an Entrepreneur. This week, we’ll delve into the first Operational Sin; Lust. The Operational Sins reduce your personal effectiveness as a business owner. They prevent you from being as operationally effective, … Continue reading

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  1. Dennis Wilke says:

    Glad I noticed this article in my feed. Interesting and helpful for me in 2 ways. First, I’m frequently susceptible to the pitfalls of the business sin of “lust” as described above, so it’s a good reminder to make sure I devote time to assessing my personal vision clarity and progress. Second, I’ve been trying to connect my faith to my business life lately, starting with daily blog posts on LinkedIn. So, this 7 Deadly Sins of business approach is right up my alley. Thanks! Looking forward to more.

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What’s in Your Leadership Golf Bag?

This is one of those posts that more or less insists on being written. Last week I started talking about the pronouns that help to define leadership styles. I felt that clearly I needed to bring in Daniel Goleman’s work … Continue reading

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  1. Frank Benzoni P.E. Retired says:

    John

    Great article and Happy New Year; Wishing for MORE of “Awake at Two O’clock”

    Frank

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Employees and Bosses: What’s in a Pronoun?

Credit for this post goes to Van Palmer, the owner of Palmer Technology Solutions. I’ll paraphrase and elaborate, of course. but that’s the power of the pen. In a recent peer board meeting we were discussing our relationships with employees. … Continue reading

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  1. David Basri says:

    Don’t forget that BOSS spelled backwards is Double SOB.

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The Quest for Recurring Revenue

Recurring revenue is the current Holy Grail of business. Barriers to Entry, a traditional way of assessing your differentiation against competition, have been replaced by Barriers to Exit, how to make it at least inconvenient or at most excruciatingly painful for … Continue reading

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  1. I am striving to achieve different recurring revenue streams over time, so I will check out the book, The Automatic Customer by John Warrillow.

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When a Customer Outgrows You

There is nothing that quite matches the excitement of landing your first really big customer. It often brings with it the confidence that comes with knowing, really knowing, that you can compete in the big leagues. There could be the added security of … Continue reading

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