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5 Moves to Grow Your Business Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 256

nov30-2017

I recently had a great discussion with my dear friend and client, Phil Symchych, founder of Symco & Co. Our topic of discussion was how to significantly grow one’s business and enter new markets. I do acknowledge that when we help our clients grow their business and keep providing remarkable value, we become irresistible, which then brings in referrals, testimonials, inbound inquiries and significant new …

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With Gratitude Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 255

nov22-2017

Photo by: Chad Barr I want to thank YOU, my: Parents, for bringing me to this world, for raising me and giving me your unconditional love and encouragements to overcome adversities. Wife, for your love, friendship, support, humor, wit, talent, inspiration and for being an amazing mother, Bubbe, wife and friend. Daughter, Son and Son-in-Law, for teaching me patience and the many things I never …

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Heads Up Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 254

nov15-2017

Planning a brainstorming meeting with colleagues or masterminds? Here’s the checklist: Peruse your calendar to find an open day/time. Prepare list of topics and ideas to discuss. Prepare questions and format. Contact colleagues. Confirm date, time and place. Gather all pertinent materials. Meet colleagues at agreed upon date and time. Be seated. Pull out cellphone. What???? Unfortunately, the incredible technology available on our smartphones today …

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Are You Strengthening Your Thought Leadership? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 253

nov8-2017

I just conducted a successful strategy session day in my office with one of my clients. One of the concepts we discussed was what we need to do to strengthen our thought leadership. Here are my thoughts and shared insights: PROMOTE THE FOLLOWING:   Mindset: Work on your consistent positive mindset Think bigger Act as a leader Allocate daily think and plan time Network (online …

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Beware of What You Share Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 252

nov1-2017

While checking out the profiles of individuals on various social media platforms, I’ve concluded that many of these people are either naïve or clueless about the impact of their digital identities and the lifestyle they reveal. I see silly photos of wild parties, drunken moments, images of injured body parts, pontification on subjects of which they are ignorant, boasting of the places they’ve visited, constantly …

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