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Are You Looking for an Excuse to NOT “Show Up?”

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Blog |

One of the biggest problems that many of us face when presented with a brand new challenge is to take the first legitimate excuse to not give 100%.  In other words, we take the “easy way out.” In fact, for many of our most important activities in life, we often choose to NOT SHOW UP. We procrastinate, make up excuses, or just lose focus. The...

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3 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Mission Statement

3 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Mission Statement

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Blog |

  We live in a culture of mottos, statements to live by or sometimes to help you get by.  Statements like, “What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger.” Or, “Learn from yesterday; live for today; hope for tomorrow.” A personal mission statement, however, is the North Star on a cold dark night. It is a guiding principle that infuses your purpose for...

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What to Do About Too Much Competition?

What to Do About Too Much Competition?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog |

  Whether you’re an entrepreneur, small business, large business, or sales rep; competition is a real threat to growing your business. Or is it?   The Myth of Competition   There are two types of competition: the kind of healthy competition and good sportsmanship you see during a game, and then there’s the other kind of competition that...

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Success Starts from Within

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Blog |

There was a period of time in my life that I affectionately call the dark ages of Wei, where I was, quite frankly, not the best person to be around.  I was constantly struggling to figure out who I was and what I wanted—and my business was suffering as a result.  At one point, I found myself so broke in both money and friendships that I was scraping around...

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3 Signs You’re Taking Your Business Too Personally

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Blog |

A few months ago I was asked to be part of an educational panel that would critique websites from an SEO, Design, and Content perspective. Five business owners bravely volunteered a website for review.   As we went over the sites, the website owners displayed various degrees of defensiveness that ranged from crossed arms folded tightly over the chest, to...

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Align Your Values with Your Goals, and Win!

Align Your Values with Your Goals, and Win!

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in Blog |

Align your values with your goals, and win!  Understanding your values will help you focus on what you really want, instead of what someone else (or society) believes is good for you.   Being in alignment with your values will keep you focused on your career objectives, relationship objectives, and help you set other clear and decisive goals.   Morals vs....

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