Articles by Al Levi

Falling Off the Wagon

The New Year is always a great time to stop the craziness long enough to reflect on what went right last year, what went wrong and what would you like
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Somebody's Job

At my company, we used to get derailed by the simplest of tasks. We struggled to master the many tasks required to run our business and keep our promises. Even
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Time for Lunch

When the busy season hits, most of us are guilty of dashboard dining. For those unfamiliar with the term, it means we don’t have time to stop and eat lunch
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Why Would You Go To The Doctor and Not Do What You're Told?

Years back, my friend who was a noted industry specialist in our trade called me to complain that he had a number of contractors who would call him up to
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Breaking Away From The One Thing You Do

I joined in on a teleseminar call the other day that my consulting partner was hosting. The blog talk radio show interviewed guest Jack Stack. He has become famous for
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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Family Dynamics

Here’s what you can do right now to make working with family so much better.
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Wishing It Were So

“When you put the car in the ditch, the first thing you need to do is stop spinning the wheels.”
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Master Answering, Booking Calls In Steps

Everything that goes right and goes wrong can be traced back to how we do this simple but vital first step with the customer.
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Stop Destructive Patterns

Living on caffeine, nicotine and something else?
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Somebody Needs To Get Fired

Sometimes you need to let someone go to make your company better.
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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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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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