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Content Success Framework Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 289

july18-2018

What’s the framework of an effective and powerful piece of content, such as a podcast, a video or even an article? Let me first share an example with you and then further clarify: “For several decades, I’ve been fortunate to work with some of the most successful entrepreneurs and organizations in the world. Yet, one of the key challenges they share with me that they …

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What Are You Creating Next? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 288

july11-2018

I was just chatting with one of my clients, reflecting on his prolific creation of great content in the past. I then asked him “so what should you work on creating next?” He paused, thanked me for the question, and then said: “I appreciate you positively acknowledging the creation of content in the past yet focusing your question on the future!” Most of us take …

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Growth Opportunities for the Heart Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 286

june27-2018

Photo by: Chad Barr For as long as I can remember, I love investing in my continued education. It provides me the ability to stimulate my mind, explore new innovations, discover what others are doing, stay on top of the latest and greatest, exchange ideas, while meeting fascinating people. Each year I found myself selecting several key growth opportunities to attend that would push me …

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Take the Long Way Home Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 285

june20-2018

Photo by: Chad Barr The famous Beatles song said it beautifully; The long and winding road that leads to your door will never disappear. The pop group, Super Tramp sang “Take the Long Way Home” way back in 1979. I was reminded of those songs as yesterday, my daughter, son in law and grandchildren arrived to begin new jobs and new adventures in Ohio. We …

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The Sun Always Rises Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 284

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Photo by Chad Barr Cleveland was lit up and roaring with anticipation of the Cavaliers’ possible win last week here with the home court advantage. Down three games, hopes were high that the Golden State Warriors, (we fondly call them the Golden Girls…) would go down in flames and that somehow, the Cavs would turn it around and take the next four games to win …

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Stop Putting it Off Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 283

june6-2018

From Merriam-Webster: To procrastinate is to go against the old saying, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Appropriately, the word procrastinate has the Latin word cras, meaning “tomorrow,” tucked inside it, because when you procrastinate you often are putting something off until the next day…… Consider this scenario: “This is a perfect time to get some work done.” (Your brain)…”Nope. Let’s …

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It’s Magic Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 282

may30-2018

Photo by: Chad Barr This past week, when the news that my kids and grandkids would be leaving Orlando, I thought back on how many times I was able to visit Disney World and the theme parks with them over the last 7 years. Honestly, it never gets old; the wonder and the magic of the kingdom seems fresh and awesome each time. What was …

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Hiring Your Strategic Web Partner to Grow Your Business Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 281

may23-2018

I was recently asked to provide my insights about the following questions, focusing on hiring a strategic web partner to grow your business: 1. What should a consultant or small firm consider when hiring a strategic web partner for their consulting website project? When evaluating the hiring of a web company, there are several key criteria to review: How long have they been in business …

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Creating the Dream Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 280

may16-2018b

I remember… Wishing that I could visit the US one day and perhaps even relocate there. Envisioning a day when I would be able to pick up the phone and see the other person on the other side. Wanting to build my own company in the future. Hoping I will find the perfect woman to marry. Planning to have a healthy family. Hoping to be …

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