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What’s On Our Mind? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 210

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You would probably agree with the statement that we are what we think about or the thoughts we allow into our minds. Here are the thoughts and insights that occupy my mind: If being world-class level was easy, everyone would then be doing it. The three initiatives you are working on right now to create world-class results are… The best in the world set no …

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Insights Are All Around Us Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 209

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I was reviewing my night photos I captured from some of my recent trips to San Diego, Orlando and Santa Monica. What jumped out at me were some life and business insights that I gleaned from these images and realized that these insights are all around us. We must simply heighten our senses and learn from our surroundings. Here are some of what I saw …

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12 Best Lessons Learned From 2016 Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 208

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As another year comes to an end and things quiet down around me, I find this time to be the perfect opportunity to reflect, recharge and reposition myself for the new year. I would like to share my 12 best lessons learned from 2016 with you: Continued commitment to the creation of unique intellectual property. One of the key attributes of great thought leaders is …

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What Are Their Challenges Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 206

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I just reviewed some recent conversations I had with clients and prospective clients and here are the key issues or challenges they raised: How do I improve my brand and my credibility? How can I better attract new clients and open up new markets? What is my strategic focus? Can I better monetize my content and offerings? What shall I do if the prospect does …

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Achieving Web Presence Success Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 205

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In order to achieve web presence success there are three key components I suggest you pay attention to: Formulating the strategy or how you paint success Pinpointing your web site objectives Identifying your potential clients and their preferences I created this infographic to provide a visual framework with additional details you need to discern in order to set your path towards great success. The strategy …

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Leverage Content Creation to Become a Thought Leader Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 204

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Has it ever occurred to you that everything you need to become a thought leader is already swimming around inside your head? If not, it’s time to start thinking about it. Your unique experiences, ideas, insights, and stories are the key to thought leadership. But first, you have to let them out for other people to see, hear, and read! Many entrepreneurs struggle with content …

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With Gratitude Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 203

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Tomorrow, here in the US, we will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with our loved ones. There is so much I am grateful for and I want to sincerely thank YOU my: Reader — for reading my newsletters, for allowing me to share my personal and professional experiences with you, for your support, feedback and encouragements. Client — for your patronage, for choosing me to be …

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Who Are Your Top Customers? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 202

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Are you spending enough time on your top customers? No matter your industry, the answer to this question has tremendous impact on your business. Far too many people fail to focus on their top customers. Instead, they spread their resources thin over a crowd of less qualified clients. It’s time to take a step back and evaluate your own customer pool. The first step is …

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It’s a New Day Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 201

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It’s a new day. I know that because just like all other days the sun rose in the east this morning and is now setting in the cloudy skies of the west. I would be remiss if I overlooked the news of this new day that after a long and contentious, gut wrenching process, we have elected a new President and leader of the greatest …

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