On Following Up and Working December

December is a weird month for small business owners. I have been known to describe it as the Month of Fridays. But this year, I’m declaring December the Month of Following Up. I am all about finishing 2016 strong and hitting the ground running in January. And judging from the number of emails I’ve gotten…

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December: The Month of Fridays

And just like that, it’s December. December tends to be an unusual month in business. It’s the holiday season, which means an increase in promotions, sales, and shopping. It’s the end of the calendar year, which means you are probably thinking about meeting quotas for 2015 and writing budgets for 2016. It’s also a time…

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Business Lessons We Can Learn from the Jewish High Holidays

For those of us MOTs (members of the tribe), tomorrow evening starts Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish new year) and the “days of awe” which will end on Yom Kippur at sundown Saturday. Bluntly, these aren’t my favorite holidays. But as I started to think about them, it struck me that there were some lessons that we could…

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