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Ben Franklin – The Original Fearless Brand?

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Benjamin Franklin

Josiah Franklin, a soap and candle maker in Boston, was married twice. Between his two wives he sired seventeen children – seven by his first wife, Anne and ten with his second wife, Abiah. Ben, his tenth (and youngest) son


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Fearless Branding – It’s All About the Results

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Fearless Branding -- Building Fearless Brands

Perhaps you’ve heard the question “What percentage of people who bought a 1/4 inch drill bit last year wanted one?” The answer? Zero. Every one of those buyers wanted a 1/4″ hole. The same can be said about branding. Very


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Building a Brand With PURPOSE

Corey Jahnke

There were some very noteworthy events in 1966 – the U.S. began an aggressive escalation of military in Vietnam while anti-war protests grew exponentially, Indira Ghandi visited the U.S., the Miranda warning became law, Surveyor 1 landed on the moon


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Ready, Set…Grow! – Your Value

Dondi Scumaci

She was born in Oregon, into a family of ranchers and farmers. Her parents had moved to the city to raise her, believing they were providing her with opportunities they had lacked having grown up on farms. Ironically, her desire


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If You Can Dream It You Can Achieve It

Zig Ziglar

As a ten day old baby he was placed on his mother’s stomach by a doctor who told her that her boy was dead. That was in Coffee County, Alabama in November of 1926.  He was buried in McKinney, Texas,


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Bob Burg

To many he is known as “Mr. Go-Giver”. Together with John David Mann, he co-authored The Go-Giver, an international best-selling book. In it, they put forth the premise that focusing on giving – vs getting – is a profitable way to live.


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The Go-Giver

“‘Does it make money?’ is not a bad question. It’s a great question. It is just a bad first question. It starts you off pointed in the wrong direction. The first question should be ‘Does it serve? Does it add value to others?’ If the answer


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FEAR

You may find it ironic – but fear is fearless. Fear will impose itself in virtually any situation or place. Fear often shows up when it is least expected. Simply put, we all experience fear at some point. Those who say they


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How’s Your Receptivity? 7 Pitfalls to Avoid

The Law of Receptivity might be the most challenging of The Go-Giver’s Five Laws of Stratospheric Success. This could be why the authors – Bob Burg and John David Mann – deemed this to be the fifth, and final law


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Personal brands do amazing companies make…

One question I’m often asked is “Should I focus on my personal brand or on my company brand?”. My answer is always an unequivocal YES! If your personal brand and your company brand are out of synch…if they are not


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TGGR – From a philosophy to a brand…

“Shifting one’s focus from getting to giving; in this case meaning constantly and consistently adding value to peoples’ lives, is not only a nice way to live life, but a very financially profitable way, as well. ”  Bob Burg The


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The Go-Giver Retreat – Even more nuggets…

Have you ever been to a conference touting terrific speakers? Have you ever gone home thinking that at least one of the speakers left you wanting more? I have. Actually, I have at every conference I’ve attended…until The Go-Giver Retreat


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The Go-Giver Retreat – Sharing the wealth…

Spending five days in West Palm Beach, Florida in April was something I was really looking forward to.  Sunshine, beaches, great restaurants and a relaxed attitude all sounded terrific and hey, I deserved all of that! 🙂 Add to that


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