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Hyperinflation in 2022: Are We Doomed?

I compared food prices 3 months ago and now. To put it mildly, it’s terrifying. First, subscribe (for free) to receive my articles directly in your inbox and receive a special gift. Second, if you enjoy this article, please consider becoming a Medium member by using this link and have access to premium, unbiased content from authors not tied …

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The Ancient Romans Can Teach Us About Strategic Business Alliances

Caius Julius Cesar was one of history’s most skilled military leaders. The Roman consul, leader of all legions, and conqueror of Gaul will give us a lesson today. A lesson about strategic business alliances. A lesson that can benefit YOUR enterprise and career. Gaul was in the contemporary area that includes France, Luxembourg, Belgium, the …

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Negotiation Skills for Business: The Greatest Tips from a Former FBI Negotiator

This article is just one of a series of business lessons (including negotiation skills for business) for entrepreneurs from legendary experts. For the next articles, remember to subscribe (for free!) to my list here. Listen to “Learning Negotiation Techniques with a Former FBI Agent – Isopraxism, Calibrated Questions and etc.” on Spreaker. Why negotiation skills for …

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Lessons from a NAVY Captain about the Delegation of Leadership.

One of the most effective tools for energizing your team is delegation of leadership.  Maybe it is the MOST powerful. Listen to “Sense of Ownership at Work – The Essential Lessons from a Destroyer Captain to Startup Founders” on Spreaker. And, while it may appear to be a simple concept, delegating well and effectively necessitates …

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You Will Never Be the Same After Adopting SMARTER Business Goals

Adopting SMARTER Business Goals is widely acknowledged as one of the best strategies for most entrepreneurs to achieve their missions by focusing on the most important objectives. Listen to “How to Make Goals and Stick to Them – Importance of Setting Objectives & SMART Goals” on Spreaker. The methodology consists of a set of rules …

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How You Can Apply Lean and the 5s to Obliterate Business Bureaucracy

How can you reduce bureaucracy while dramatically increasing productivity in your startup or business venture? Listen to “How to Reduce Bureaucracy in Business by Adopting Systems Thinking” on Spreaker. Is there a solution that can be used in multiple situations? Yes. In a nutshell, combine the Lean Management System, the 5S Method, and Systems Thinking. …

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8 Time-Tested Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs from a Legendary CEO

This article is just the first of a series with business lessons for entrepreneurs from legendary CEOs and founders. For the next articles, remember to subscribe (for free!) to my list here. Listen to “9 Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs from a Legendary CEO” on Spreaker. If you are reading this on a computer, there is …

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The Shocking thing about Systems Thinking Benefits for Small Businesses

This is the first article of a series about Systems Thinking Benefits. To receive the next ones directly in your e-mail, subscribe to our list for free here. During high school summers, I worked for a local company.  They had an incredibly high employee turnover rate — defined as the percentage of workers that quit during a certain …

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The 5 Imperatives of All Business Survival Strategies

These 5 little words helped my business to survive the 2020/21 crisis. This is the first article of a series about Business Survival Strategies. To receive the next ones directly in your e-mail, subscribe to our list for free here. I have one word of encouragement for you if you’re a business owner in the travel …

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Antifragility: A Taleb Concept To Help You During the Next Year

Antifragile by Taleb: How Things Gain from Disorder Listen to “How Nassim Nicholas Taleb Helped to Save My Business during the COVID Pandemic – Black Swan” on Spreaker. The phrase below (you will discover in a few paragraphs how it relates to Antifragility) was part of a dialogue between the author of Freakonomics, Stephen Dubner, and the …

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