Amazing Words, Remarkable Outcome Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 161

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Reflection Point: What would you say is one of the key differences between a mundane experience and a memorable one? I believe that words have the awesome power to create such a distinction. There is a video on YouTube showcasing the late Steve Jobs during one of Apple’s product announcement keynotes. The typical three-hour video was reduced to less than two minutes to demonstrate the …

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Investing in your Smarts Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 160

Reflection Point: Advancing technologies have been accelerated to the point that artificial intelligence is impacting and disrupting every imaginable area such as: 3D printing, human cloning, genetics, smart appliances, space and medical research and many more. I previously discussed this in my article Taking Control of Technology, when I suggested that machines seem to conquer all. Artificial intelligence has advanced to the point that I …

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What would life be like if…? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 159

Reflection point: I was 21 and had just completed my three years of compulsory military service in Israel, when one of my friends shared a newspaper ad with me looking for people of my profile to travel to the US and bring the Israeli culture to summer camps. I ended at this beautiful place by the lake called Cleveland, Ohio, where I met my future …

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13 Marketing Insights For Great Success Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 158

Reflection Point: I’ve been fortunate to work with and study some of the most effective global marketers and identify what they do to achieve success. Many of these ideas are discussed with our clients and implemented to help them achieve greater results. Here are some of these ideas: Have a clear definition of the buyers you are trying to attract. Create remarkable content that resolves …

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What’s Your Next Masterpiece? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 157

Reflection point: Yesterday, we launched our new Innovation bimonthly digital magazine and the feedback and comments have been absolutely amazing. One of the questions I received was regarding the objectives of this magazine. Here are the reasons why we decided to create this magazine and its objectives: Bring fresh ideas and strategies to stimulate our clients’ minds and help them accelerate their business growth and …

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Innovation Magazine Issue #1, January 2016, Featuring Dan Pink

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I am excited to share with you the first issue of our Innovation Magazine. Bringing you the best of Internet marketing, business insights, and content creation strategies to help you increase and accelerate your success. I am also delighted to include my conversation with Dan Pink, which I know you will greatly enjoy. Here is to your amazing 2016!

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The Year at a Glance Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 156

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One of my favorite and most successful rituals is to review my accomplishments against my goals each day, week, month and year so I may better calibrate and adjust. Since we are about to close the year and in the spirit of sharing, accountability and a little bragging, here are the highlights of a few of our accomplishments: The debut of the new web presence …

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Pay It Forward Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 155

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My mother-in-law is in the hospital and after visiting with her all day, my father-in-law stopped for some dinner at a local restaurant. A 92 year old man, eating alone, he ate quietly and spoke to no one. When he went to pay his check he was told it had been taken care of by the couple at the next table. He was utterly amazed. …

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The Fine Line Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 154

The first of the primary caucuses is just about 6 weeks away and the media is bombarding us with political fodder to chew on. Let’s be honest, some of the candidates in both parties are beyond outrageous in their assessment and possible solutions to what ails the economy, employment and world security. While they have convinced themselves that their paths are the only viable ones, …

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Are You an Object of Interest Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 153

I am here in Newport, Rhode Island, presenting to Alan Weiss’s Million Dollar Consulting College. As my friend, client, partner and mentor, I asked Alan to become the guest contributor to today’s Raising The Barr newsletter. Enjoy, Chad The web is often cited as the ultimate repository of highly articulated content. In other words, if you want to find left-handed fly fishing gear or mint …

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