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KNIRL.com Published

If you haven’t seen the site yet, check out http://knirl.com and let me know what you think. Hey, you can sign up for the newsletter and I’ll send you updates as they become available (and no, I won’t send you spam, and will let you remove yourself from the mailing list, and no, I won’t […]

Putting together an Elevator Pitch

I’ve spoken about elevator pitches several times before. I came across an article today on putting together a 500 character pitch, and it included a tool for writing one. The article, courtesy of Susan Ireland, can be found on her blog, and there is a link to the wizard for creating the pitch on the […]

Motivating Employees

Negative enforcement as a means of motivation is more likely to lead to high turnover than encouraging the desired behavior.

When the Schedule Slips

Planning schedules for projects can be difficult. When the schedule begins to slip, what should you, as a vendor, be doing? How can you repair the relationship with the client?

Business and Karma – An Ethical Decision

The past can come back to bless you, or haunt you. Without a crystal ball to predict when the past will return, you’re better off erring on the side of caution and always being ethical and upfront with your actions.

Developing a Personal Brand

I have had a few discussions recently regarding the definition of a personal brand, and how you might go about developing one. This topic is of particular interest to small business owners, as having a recognized personal brand is usually associated with increased sales. A personal brand is a fairly vague term, since it can […]

What is Your Image Worth

Your image is built of many components. You may not realize it, but you are always broadcasting an image. Is it the right one?