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Bonjour. And I Really Mean It.

I’m lucky to live part of the year in Paris, and this dream of mine to enlarge my cultural horizons brings with it daily revelations about the great variety of human experiences. It also reinforces certain things about national character. Not in a bad way. In France, you say bonjour when you enter a store. […]

Your Values Drive Your Purpose

Beneath the Cover, turn thoughts into action, writing a book, most value in life

In our last post, we looked at relating for yourself, your client and your readers those obstacles that you faced and then how you overcame them. There’s a way to look at this, to help you get at what makes you successful or how you can help others to be successful. First, we ask our […]

Cultural Exchange, Code-Breaking

Shake. You’d think it would be easy, right? You shake hands and you’re being polite. Being an American, I offer my right hand for a quick grip when I meet someone. Now, this is a gesture that you’d think would be universally recognized. It is for the most part, especially in countries that are westernized. […]

Five Tips for Getting the Most From LinkedIn

If you had any lingering thoughts that social media was just a “fad,” you may want to let those go, particularly in light of LinkedIn’s recent IPO — with a valuation of $4.3 billion. I’ve been following the development of online business networking for several years, particularly at the inception of sites like Ecademy.com, Ryze.com […]

Is Your Business Missing A Well Defined Loyalty Loop?

A few months ago we did a workshop on marketing.  Marketing is always a hot button topic from business owners. We had a lot of great content in the two day workshop but one concept was really well received in our workshop that we weren’t anticipating. It was the loyalty loop concept. A business has 2 loops […]