Articles by Howard Partridge

The Definition of Leadership

There can only be one vision.
April 3, 2013

Last month I shared my definition of leadership: Effectively communicating your vision, mission and purpose. Today, I’d like to share what I mean by vision.


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The Definition of Leadership

Everything rises and falls on leadership
March 1, 2013

John Maxwell, the world’s No. 1 leadership expert, says that everything rises and falls on leadership. If that’s true, shouldn’t we learn more about it?


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New Year’s Resolutions – How Are You Doing on YOUR Goals?

February 4, 2013

If you are like most people in America, you made a few New Year’s resolutions last month. Now it’s February. How are you doing?


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How to Create Record Sales and Profits: Part III

January 8, 2013

A Tribute to American Legend Zig Ziglar (1926 -2012)


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How to Create Record Sales and Profits: Part II

December 3, 2012

In last month’s article, I asked these questions: Why is it that some companies are having record sales and profits while others are struggling? Why does one person in a community thrive, while the next in the same community barely survives? Why does this happen when they both have access to the same resources and opportunities?


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How to Create Record Sales and Profits: Part I

November 1, 2012
Why is it that some companies are having record sales and profits while others are struggling? Why does one person in a community thrive, while the next in the same community barely survive? Why does this happen when they both have access to the same resources and opportunities?
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Your GPS for Phenomenal Success

October 1, 2012
Do you know where you want to go? Are you clear about where you want to go in life and in business? And more importantly, do you really know where you are?
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Phenomenal Leadership Systems

August 31, 2012
One of the biggest reasons small business owners remain a slave to their business is due to the lack of leadership.
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Secrets of a Phenomenal “L.I.F.E.”

July 2, 2012

Everyone wants a phenomenal life, yet few seem to be truly satisfied with all aspects of their lives.


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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Most cleaners rely on their online marketing presence to get jobs. But Google hasn't made things easy lately with their algorithm updates, which has impacted a lot of cleaning sites. Here's a look at some tips and suggestions to improve your Google ranking.
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2014 June/July

The June/July issue of ICS features stories on add-on services, carpet repair, cleaning silk rugs and ranking websites on Google.

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