Accomplish Something New!


“There are no rules here–we’re trying to accomplish something.”- Edison In this issue: Sales: 6 Ways to Build a Billion-Dollar Sales Machine Leadership: Tom Peters Wants You to Read Personal Finance: Is Your Estate Planning Current? Strombeck Solutions: Business Process Automation – Part 2 (Fun Fact) Sales: 6 Ways to Build a Billion-Dollar Sales Machine […]

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Let’s Research!


“Play is the highest form of research.”– Einstein In this issue: Management: Obsess Over Productivity, Not Efficiency Leadership: Stop Reading Lists of Things Successful People Do Sales: How the Best Sales Teams Set Goals Strombeck Solutions: Business Process Automation Management: Obsess Over Productivity, Not Efficiency It was management guru Peter Drucker who pointed out, “Efficiency […]

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New Year New Perspective!


“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain Leadership: Leaders are Readers and Readers are Leaders Sales: How Customers Perceive a Price Management: Fail-Safe Strategies For More Effective Meetings Strombeck Solutions: Recruiting Leadership: Leaders are Readers and Readers are […]

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Winning Isn’t Everything


“Winning isn’t everything — but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi In this issue: People: 4 Stories Great Leaders Tell to Engage Their People Executive Leadership: Strategic Decisions: When Can You Trust Your Gut? Sales: Young Workers Don’t Want Sales Jobs. How to Convince Them Otherwise People: 4 Stories Great Leaders Tell to Engage […]

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Try Something New!


“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein In this issue: Leadership: Delivering Negative Feedback Without Being a Jerk People: Five Ways to Check Your Hiring Blind Spots Marketing: The Dawn of Marketing’s New Golden Age Leadership: Delivering Negative Feedback Without Being a Jerk Vision, passion, drive, fear, stress […]

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Daily Motivation


“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily”. – Zig Ziglar People: New DOL Overtime Rules Marketing: The Power of Sensory Marketing Taxes: Hiring Your Kids to Reduce Taxes People: New DOL Overtime Rules So we wrote before on how the Department of Labor had drafted […]

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No Excuse


“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” –Florence Nightingale Taxes: Tax Scams Continue Sales: Managing Social Sales Leadership: Avoiding Decision Fatigue Taxes: Tax Scams Continue In spite of lots of press and a 60 Minutes feature story in the past year, tax scams, identity theft, IRS impersonations, and more […]

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What Are You Avoiding?


“There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” – Aristotle In this issue: Marketing: The Dawn of Marketing’s New Golden Age Taxes: Top 10 Ways to Avoid an Audit Leadership: Best Negotiation Movie of 2015 Marketing: The Dawn of Marketing’s New Golden Age So you just spent a […]

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Which Road Will You Take?


I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. — Robert Frost In this issue: Managing Yourself: Trick Yourself into Breaking a Bad Habit Client Corner: Your Brand […]

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What is Holding us Back?


“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” –Les Brown Finance: Raising Prices – the Entrepreneur’s Anathema Marketing: 2016’s Top 7 Online Marketing Trends Information Technology: How Long Should You Keep That Email? Vote for Strombeck in the 2016 Ovation Awards. Click here: 2016 Ovation Awards Voting. See […]

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