Articles by Al Levi

Can't Drive It, Wear It Or Show It Off To My Friends

June 27, 2010
I grew up in a family business. And the lines between family time and work time were very blurred at best.
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3 Deal Breakers When It Comes to Employees

June 20, 2010
“You can’t see everything”
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Is it a Business or a Hobby?

June 13, 2010
That’s the question I ask contractors that I speak to at workshops, webinars or in teleseminars. I even ask my clients that when we begin our one-to-one work together.
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What's the Value of Remembering the Past?

June 1, 2010
Not much! That is unless you’ve learned something from it.
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Loaves of Bread Not Slices

May 23, 2010
I’ll admit it. I’m not a giant fan of reading financials and management reporting.
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7 Power Concepts of Business

May 16, 2010
What does it take to own and operate a successful company?
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Hanging Around with Positive People

May 9, 2010
“You are the sum total of the five people you hang around with most” is a popular quote amongst speakers. And with good reason…’s true!
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10 Things to Think About

May 2, 2010
Taking the time to think about the right things in business is, sometimes, the best way to spend your time.
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Dressing for Dollars

April 18, 2010
Deadhead t-shirt, muddy work boots, a local sports team baseball cap, beat up blue jeans, a plaid hunting jacket and sporting a 3-day scruff. Am I talking about the Techs I encounter? Nope.
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Loaves of Bread

April 11, 2010
Many of the contractors I speak to and even work with have many common traits.
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