Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 104 New Year’s Resolution Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 104

This week’s reflection point: I recently came across statistics compiled by the University of Scranton regarding New Year’s resolutions. Here are some interesting highlights: The top resolutions are: lose weight, get organized, spend less and save more, enjoy life, and stay fit and healthy. 45% of Americans make such resolutions while 38% never make any resolutions. 8% successfully achieve their resolutions. 75% of resolutions are maintained through the first week, which is down to 46% after six months. 39% of...

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

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 and your key learning? What are the biggest challenges and obstacles you need to overcome...

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Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 102 Cyber Security Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 102

This week’s reflection point: At the time I am writing this article, Sony Pictures is in the news going through a security and data breach nightmare. Unfortunately, Sony is not alone as they follow a long list of companies that have been hacked and exposed to serious breaches of data. Companies such as: USPS, Kmart, Home Depot, P.F. Chang’s, JP Morgan, Staples, Target, and the list goes on. There is much for these cyber hackers to gain and it does...

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Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 101 The Perfect Day Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 101

This week’s reflection point: I always look for insightful ideas to improve the quality of my life and business. Since I realize there is always work to be done I decided to compile a list that reflects what my perfect day would look like. So here it is: Start my day with high energy and enthusiasm to turn it into an amazing day. Review the key goals and tasks I am to accomplish that will make a difference for me...

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Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 100 Taking Small Actions Consistently Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 100

“Everything I know about business development, I learned from Chad…” Guest Writer: Betsy Jordyn, President, Accelera Consulting Group This week’s reflection point: It has been five years since I started working with Chad Barr. I met him when I attended Alan Weiss’ Million Dollar Consulting College. When I heard him speak, I knew I had to work with him because as an aspiring entrepreneur, I knew I needed more than a website. I needed a business development strategist that could...

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Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 99 Gratitude Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 99

This week’s reflection point: My wife shared with me recently that when she wakes up each morning she says a prayer for being grateful for what she has. I can understand why she may feel that way since I am the first one she sees. It also occurred to me that no matter what challenges we face or adversities we have yet to overcome, having this daily mindset of gratitude is a fabulous way to start another great day. So...

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Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: New Web Presence Launch for Constance Dierickx, PhD Raising the Barr Weekly Memo:

I am proud to announce another exciting web presence launch for Constance Dierickx, PhD, Founder of CD Consulting Group LLC. Also known as The Decision Doctor™, she  helps courageous leaders transform the success of their organization. Smart, witty, elegant and extremely valuable. Great words to describe Constance and her new web presence: Here is what Constance said about working with us: © Chad Barr 2014. All Rights Reserved

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Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 98 When It Snows It Snows Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 98

This week’s reflection point: I am looking outside my office window and am astonished by the amount of snow that has come down in the past week. And it’s only November. Perhaps an early sign of what is yet to come. My team and I have greatly increased and accelerated the creation of my clients’ web presence, content, cyber strategies and social media involvement. In addition to helping my clients, I’ve ramped up the same for my own company and...

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Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 97 What’s Your Mode Of Communication? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue No. 97

This week’s reflection point: I’ve come to realize that my son rarely answers when called on his mobile phone but always replies to texts. Similarly, I’ve observed that some of my clients prefer to communicate via phone, some primarily by email, others, when possible, in person, or via text, some via the social media platforms, and many via Skype, Google hangouts and the like. It’s obvious that individuals have many different partialities as to the way they like to communicate....

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New Web Presence Launch for Dr. Alan Weiss

Now this is a WOW! After months of innovation, creation and dedication, my team and I are exhilarated to announce the amazing creation of the brand new web presence for Dr. Alan Weiss. Like Frank Sinatra, Alan needs no introduction. Enjoy!   And a few words from Alan: © Chad Barr 2014. All Rights Reserved

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