Articles by Al Levi

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

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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

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“You can’t see everything”
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Is it a Business or a Hobby?

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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?

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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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Many of the contractors I speak to and even work with have many common traits.
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Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
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