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Reporting from NSA 2013 Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 30

This week’s reflection point: This week I had the pleasure of presenting two lectures at the National Speakers Association’s convention in Philadelphia. My topics were Digital Empire Creation and Million Dollar Web Presence. Here are a few of my key insights: People are hungry for pragmatic and helpful advice in a variety of media content – Develop yours. There is a lot of bad advice …

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Pitch Your Elevator Pitch Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 29

This week’s reflection point: Not long ago I attended a workshop on how to communicate your message most effectively. The presenter made a point as to why it is rather important to develop your 30-second elevator pitch. Although I was not a fan of this technique, I continued to listen to her reasoning. To my surprise, she began desperately rummaging through her purse looking for …

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Not All Clients Are Created Equal Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 28

This week’s reflection point: I just got off the phone with a wonderful client of mine after discussing their projects and future business needs. It is so great to work with outstanding clients in synergistic relationships where I am able to contribute to their success and they to mine. Pausing to think about one of my earlier clients, I remembered that it took months to …

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The Next Six Months Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 27

This week’s reflection point: Greetings from 32,000 feet up in the air where I am returning from a couple of fabulous days meeting with my global growth circle – my mastermind group on steroids. It occurred to me that this is issue number 27, which represents the beginning of the second half of this year. This is a great time to reflect on the accomplishments …

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