Nov
30
2011

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Home Depot

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Home Depot is an American retailer of home improvement and construction products, we all knew that right? The stores range anywhere from the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada to even China. The headquarters are located in Atlanta, Georgia and the average store size is 105,500 square feet. While these are interesting facts, check out the Boss 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Home Depot. Home Depot has the most Olympic medals held in a company by its employees. Home Depot was the fastest growing retailer, faster [...]

Apr
11
2011

Vipe Desai’s HDX Hydration Mix – A Business Cocktail Of Conservationism, Healthy Choices, And Passion

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When you’re thirsty, are you typically concerning yourself with questions such as: ‘what happens to this bottle when I throw it away?’ or ‘is this sugary soft drink likely to increase my chances of developing diabetes?’ I didn’t think so. Don’t feel bad. I don’t really consider those things either, but I assure you that we both should be. Have you heard of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch? It’s an area of floating trash, of [...]

Feb
4
2011

Book Review: ‘The Exceptional Presenter’ By Timothy J. Koegel

The Exceptional Presenter - By Timothy J. Koegel

Most successful entrepreneurs find themselves in situations that require advanced presentation/communication skills. Weather you’re speaking to a large audience, such as a trade show, or discussing your passion in smaller circles, there is an advantage to delivering effective communication. The Exceptional Presenter, by Timothy J. Koegel, is a must read for entrepreneurs seeking to advance their communication capabilities. Koegel recommends you plan well in advance for important communication moments. He offers a structure to facilitate effective communication. First, identify the purpose of your communication. [...]

Mar
25
2012

Good Stress Motivates

…Bad Stress Kills Stress is powerful.  You’ve probably heard of the insane, super-strength that humans are able to exhibit during times of heightened stress.  For example, there is the age-old story of the frightened Mother who lifts a car off her trapped baby.  A simple Google search will yield dozens of these types of stories.  The fact is that stress releases certain pro-hormones into our body, which makes it possible to achieve that which we [...]

May
30
2011

Attaining Wellness With The Help Of Dr. Stephanie Bien, D.O. And The Executive Med Club of Tampa

The Executive Med Club of Tampa

Dr. Stephanie Bien, D.O. is the founder of The Executive Med Club of Tampa. Sounds prestigious, right? It is. To be honest though, any business that aims at improving the quality of life for others is impressive to me. Dr. Biem is a standout. She’s been involved in medicine for over 30 years and recently decided to step out on her own to offer her self-developed proactive approach to healthy living and disease prevention. As [...]

Jun
16
2011

5 Fantastic Financial Apps & Tools

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This week’s Boss 5 focuses on 5 Fantastic Financial Apps & Tools. We are sharing some great tools to help you manage your finances (personally AND professionally), and to hopefully help take the edge off of the stress of keeping your books straight. Mint.com Mint.com is a free site and app that makes the stress of managing finances a thing of the past.  It allows you to see all your bills, banking, and investments. Users [...]

Mar
18
2011

The DNA Of Customer Service: Part First

DNA

Why is it that the Ritz Carlton gives every employee the option to spend up to $2,000 to solve a customers problem? Why is it that Nordstrom will take back an item (like a spare tire!) that their store never sold? Why is it that Zappos will stay on the phone with a customer, as long as necessary, to resolve any problem? For example, you can call Zappos and tell them you need help with [...]

May
6
2011

Entrepreneurial Lessons From Donald Trump & The US Execution Of Osama Bin Laden

Compass Pointing the Way to Business Opportunity

We live in the midst of historically unpredictable times. For some of us, these times arouse emotions of fear and uncertainty. For others – it’s excitement and opportunity. If we were to be completely honest with ourselves, the reality is likely a mixture of all of those emotions and so much more. If you listen to the news and to academic scholars, you’ll be caught up in a fear-based string of communication that might stifle [...]

Feb
9
2011

10 Q’s With Krista Stearns Of West End Bakery

West End Bakery

Krista Stearns wanted advancement. She left a career in the mental health and educational field to pursue to possibility of becoming her own boss in the bakery business. After 10 years of open doors, it’s safe to say her switch paid off. Aside from the social enrichment that she has provided for her community, she is also responsible for helping to initiate the renovation and restoration of an abandoned, yet once thriving, central business district. [...]

Mar
21
2011

The Genius Of Human Billboards With Jason Sadler Of iwearyourshirt.com

Jason Sadler Of iwearyourshirt.com

Social Media is a beast and it’s obviously here to stay. Some feel that its bombarding effects are diluting the effectiveness of marketing/advertising on the internet. Some feel that Social Media IS marketing/advertising on the net. In any case, those who refuse to embrace it as a necessary tool in business will undoubtedly suffer the consequences and surely be left in the dust. One company that appreciates and runs with this newer idea of social [...]

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