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Time to Reflect

I like this time a year when one year comes to a close and the other is about the begin. It’s as the world goes into slow-motion, people (most) are friendlier and there is a great sense of renewal. One of my favorite activities is that of reflection where I get to review the previous year and take note of what has worked well and …

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Joy To The World Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 51

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This week’s reflection point: Red is the color of the season. I saw it in the red overheated faces of costumed Santas greeting shoppers in Orlando last week. I see it here, back home, in the red faced Santas shivering in the frigid Cleveland temperatures. In thousands of locations across the nation are the countless volunteers from the Salvation Army ringing their bells with beaming …

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The New Roads To You! Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 50

This week’s reflection point: A common question I am asked all the time is how to increase the traffic to the site. Here are my recommendations: Publish great content regularly and in a variety of formats. The longer you do this (longevity) the better exposure your site and content would have. Blog often on fresh and relevant topics that are of help to your clients. …

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11 Questions to Ensure Great Success in The New Year Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 49

This week’s reflection point: It’s mid December and the time of year when many evaluate their failures and accomplishments and then extrapolate next year’s goals and action plan. Here are Chad’s top 11 questions to ensure success in the New Year. What do personal and business success look like and how would you articulate them? What will you do differently or the same and how …

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Say It Like It Is! Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 48

This week’s reflection point: Let’s talk about language effectiveness. Though I am quite rested and my batteries are fully charged after the great holiday weekend, I feel the need to vent about the effectiveness of our language so I can really move forward towards the New Year. Whether listening to my favorite TV news shows, reading various publications and books or consuming web content such …

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