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

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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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Growing Your List Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 171

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This week’s reflection point: One of the biggest potential impacts on your business growth is the continued expansion and leverage of your list. The list is the file containing the information about your clients, prospective clients, colleagues, partners and anyone interested in your company. Here are some insights and examples of various ways to grow your list: Publishing: Create content and offerings in a variety …

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Cyber Strategies for Thought Leaders Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 135

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This week’s reflection point: No matter the industry, all top thought leaders share one thing in common: They’re prolific publishers of remarkable content. It’s no coincidence that today’s most prominent business leaders write so much. After all, extraordinary content is what propelled them to the top—and it’s what keeps them there. You can’t become an Olympic athlete, a James Beard award-winning chef, or a Grammy-toting …

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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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Your Network Exponential Power Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 105

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This week’s reflection point: There is an amazing potential to grow your business within your existing network. Unfortunately, most don’t recognize this awesome power. So let me explain. Take a look at your immediate network that surrounds you: your clients, suppliers (or partners), friends, and associates (or colleagues). If each one of them provides you with a referral that leads to a business, that would …

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Strategic Review Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 103

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This week’s reflection point: This is the time of year that my clients and I get to strategically review the year and make bold plans for the next year. Let me share with you the key questions and process I go through: Review this past year. Come up with a list of what has worked and what has not? Why? What are your biggest accomplishments …

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Become a Game Changer Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 92

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This week’s reflection point: How do you increase your reach and influence and become a game changer? The best way to achieve this is to publish prolifically and provocatively. This will reduce the chance of you sounding like everyone else, it will help stimulate and generate new ideas and increase the overall interest in you. Take a look at the visual below: I broke it …

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Move The World Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 19

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  This week’s reflection point: For quite some time I have been suggesting that remarkable, provocative content is the critical aspect of one’s thought leadership. And to clarify, by content I mean, articles, position papers, audio books, booklets, eBooks, books, videos, audio recordings, teleseminars, webinars, workshops and so on. Content is the manifestation of your knowledge, experiences, track record of success, advice and wisdom, in …

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See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me

I could hear the excitement in her voice when Debbie, one of my clients, called yesterday and said: “You are not going to believe this Chad! Your provocative questions and your coaching helped me deliver a fantastic speech that immediately led buyers to contact me, not to mention the remarkable new content available now on my site. Thank You!” “This is exactly the kind of …

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