WW3?

We just marked 104 years since WW1 (a.k.a. the First World War, the Great War, the War To End All Wars) the war that was to end all wars. However, as we are looking back from where we are today, what can we really conclude? How much of that war is still dictating our lives…

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Terminate? That is too expensive!

Terminate? That is too expensive! I was sitting with a client a couple of weeks ago discussing their current accounting and finance staffing needs. The person I was meeting with shared with me that the current CFO has been with the organization for over twenty years. Started as a junior accountant, progressed throughout the years,…

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Branding…

Branding yourself and your company When you hear the words personal branding, don’t wave it off as a new trend of the marketing gurus. Take note that personal branding is here to stay and will only become stronger with time By now you must already know that you need to treat yourself as a very…

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Penny Wise

I received this email the oter day from Jonathan Williams, the Gohst Writer, which put a big smile on my face. I am, as I am sure you are guilty of doing the same from time to time. Here it is: “Penny Wise A couple years back, to save money, I hired a mobile mechanic…

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Influencer

What do you think when you see Julia Roberts on the ad for Lancôme’s La Vie Est Belle fragrance? Influencers always existed; we used sports figures, movie stars, models, famous and rich, sexy and beautiful, and other celebs since forever. Jack Benny, Lucille Ball, Ava Gardner, etc, etc, etc. – you name it they did it,…

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Wise Words from Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, founder and CEO of Apple became iconic for many reasons, and although I am not a big fan of rules, these rules resonate with me….. Doing my daily research online I stumbled upon an old article written by Steve Jobs many years ago that he named “12 Rules of Success”, I thought it may…

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How to keep your employees

To your surprise one of your top producers handed in their two week notice….. Here are just a few reasons why employees leave ➼Lack of respect or trust and respectOne reason why good employees quit is that they don’t feel like they’re respected or trusted at work. ➼Low payPaying employees only the legal minimum, or below wages is…

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Does your head spin around?

Information comes from many different sources. Social media, tv, radio, news sites, newspaper, magazines, websites, eBooks, books, perhaps I missed some. Nowadays with the end/no-end of the pandemic, recession, depression, Russia-Ukraine war, we are faced with “INFORMATION” issues, we are being fed with half truths, misleading information; we are told about food shortages, car shortages,…

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