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Month: February 2019

Two most important traits in business

As I continue to progress in my career, work with more people of different skillsets and personalities, I’m continuously trying to dissect what really matters in business. When it comes to hiring and building teams, many people go through the same motions and look at the same qualifications – years of experience, where they worked,…
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Speed wins

In moving from a big company to a small company, one thing became very clear, very early on: we were going to do a lot more, with a lot less, a lot faster. The biggest downfall of big organizations, and why people get addicted to startups, is two fold: 1. Your work has way more…
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Sales vs. Marketing vs. Brand

Whether you own an insurance business or car dealership, growing your business comes down to three things – sales, marketing, and brand. In the 90s, sales was everything. In person, over the phone, cold calling, lunches, meetings, dinners, it was the culture and nothing else mattered. In the early 2000s, marketing became the trend. Email…
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What makes greatness, great?

In full disclosure, I’m not a Patriots fan, never have been, never will be, but in watching the Super Bowl on Sunday, I started to dissect the Patriots, Tom Brady, and more broadly, what the dynasty has been able to accomplish. The thing is, while becoming extraordinary requires some talent, those who dominate their industries…
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