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Successfully marketing your business today means you cannot rely on tired, busin Pong ess as usual techniques and strategies that brought you to where you are.

Somewhere along the way I coined the phrase, “Do not Pong it!”, meaning – do not get bogged down with old stuff people do not remember, and do not use obscure references and examples. Too many prospects simply do not relate to things only important to our personal experience.

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SPACE, BUSINESS, EDUCATION, AND CHILDHOOD DREAMS

Neil Armstrong This morning I read a list of influential and prominent people who died the past year.  Many I do not recall such as the former king of Cambodia.  Others with familiar names do not matter to me.  These are people either famous for being famous or merely unworthy of recognition.

So, who on that list does cause me to pause and remember?  At the top of my list is Neil Armstrong.  Many summer days found a much, much younger me on my back in a local park smelling the grass and gazing at the sky waiting for sight of anything flying higher than local birds.  Back then, summer clouds were magical, big, puffy, and floating by so slowly.

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BUILD YOUR BUSINESS UP IN A DOWN ECONOMY

bad economy Economists see mediocre growth in 2013

That is today’s headline in Money & Co. above a story reporting, “Most forecasters are looking at 2013 as being another mediocre year for the economy.”

The 48 professional economists cited say they believe 2013’s GDP will increase 2.1% and the jobless rate will remain at 7.7%.  Okay, so be it if these crystal ball visions are accurate.  Read the rest of this entry

Business Lessons on Cyber Monday Morning

Where you are in your career or where your business and who you are as a person today is exactly where you and the business are supposed to be. Decisions you made yesterday, last month or last year determine where you are now. Steps you didn’t take kept you from being on firmer ground.

All the foolishness of Black Friday with its throngs fighting for “deals” they cyber monday can easily get December 15 through Christmas shows the lemming-like march of retail and reliance on a consumer economy. I held only one garage sale in my life and learned a valuable lesson. When someone walked up the driveway, to a person there was determination to make a buy.

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Take a Lesson From Lincoln and Adams

What I know I’ve learned from others, figured out on my own, or discovered Posts abe lincoln by accident.  Is there any other way?   I believe if you don’t learn something useful every day the day’s been wasted. I help myself by getting rid of brain lint; you know the stuff that bombards us minute-by-minute from social media, email, text messages, tweets, TV’s talking heads, iPod playing, and Internet news sites.  Brain lint makes important data fight much harder to get a slice of our attention.  Important data is that which is truly necessary for family, business, and friends; and yes, ourselves.

John Adams walked 5 miles every day after dinner.  When he traveled it was by horseback.  The man had a lot of time to think and his uncluttered mind helped create our nation.  Adams was a man of his time; well educated, extremely so by today’s standards, a farmer and attorney, and an influence on public thought.

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