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Get Noticed! Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 4

This week’s reflection point: How often do you look at individuals and make an opinion about them in the first seven seconds or less? How often do you browse new books and select one based on its cover? According to Roger Ailes, who was a media consultant to republican presidents Nixon, Reagan and Bush, it only takes seven seconds for such an opinion to be …

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New Web Presence – www.McLeodAndMore.com

Although most of the sites we launch are my favorite sites, this one is truly one of those very special sites. I am thrilled to announce the launch of the remarkable new site and strategy of Lisa McLeod, founder of McLeod & More, Inc. So check it out and the remarkable content it contains. I know you will love it as much as I do and …

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Are You Content With Your Content? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 3

This week’s reflection point: While attending a stimulating business development meeting recently, all of us around the table were discussing ideas and routes to improve each other’s business and life. Some perhaps more animated and even passionate than others. It occurred to me that not all entrepreneurs are committed to their business growth or their intellectual property development. They are simply content with where they …

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Testimonial from Michael Hughes and a LinkedIn Success Story

About a year ago I received an invitation on LinkedIn to connect with Michael Hughes, owner of Networking for Results. His invitation was personalized and well crafted which lead to a great phone conversation. During the conversation Michael says to me: “Chad, you would be perfect for our CAPS convention” which then lead to me speaking there back in December. And the reasons I am …

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Silence is Not Golden Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 2

This week’s reflection point: Do you remember the song Silence is Golden by the British group the Tremeloes? I am a bit apprehensive asking you this question out of fear that it may reveal my age. Although I acknowledge that there is a place for silence, I would like to suggest that the last place you want to consider going silent is in the creation …

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