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Taking Control of Technology Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 134

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This week’s reflection point: Does it ever feel like technology is controlling you, rather than empowering you? If so, it’s easy to understand why. We live in a world where machines seem to conquer all. Back in 2011, IBM’s “Watson” computer beat out Jeopardy!‘s two best players to win over $70,000 in a landslide victory. And since 1996, when the first computer beat the top-rated …

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Cyber Strategy Success Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 133

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This week’s reflection point: My clients often refer to me as their cyber strategist. So as I was reflecting about the essence of a successful cyber strategy it occurred to me that the acronym stands for: Content that is amazing and provokes others. You have the biggest impact on your success. Breakthrough offerings and relationships. Evolution of intellectual property and reduced stagnation. Remarkable results created for …

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Earning Your Thought Leadership Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 132

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This week’s reflection point: For years I have been saying that one of the key attributes of successful thought leaders is that they are prolific publishers of remarkable and provocative content and they consistently increase their body of work. Consequently, creating and leveraging your intellectual property (IP) is a proven approach to strengthening your thought leadership and your global reach. Notice in the visual above, …

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Walking the Talk Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 131

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This week’s reflection point: It’s easy to give your clients advice. What’s more difficult is following it yourself. Admittedly, it can be challenging to “walk the talk” when it comes to doing the very things you tell your clients to do. But if you fail to implement your own strategies, why should your clients trust you? Of course, the answer is that they probably shouldn’t. …

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Freedom Redux

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Two years ago I wrote my Freedom post and I can’t think of a better way to share and express my respect and gratitude. Happy Fourth of July!

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Recreating The Vision Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 130

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This week’s reflection point: I am ecstatic to announce the debut of the new and exciting web presence for my company, The Chad Barr Group. This was a long time in the making and took the focus and dedication of our entire team to complete. I want to take this opportunity to publicly thank each and every one of my amazing and creative team members. …

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