Articles by Dave DeBlander

How Lucky Are You?

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Do you consider yourself lucky, unlucky or somewhere in between? Let’s take a look at this trait and see if it really is a factor in your success.
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I Want To Run My Business, Not Have It Run Me

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What is that first thought you have when you wake up in the morning? “I can’t wait to get to work, I am loving this.”?


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Working Outside Your Comfort Zone

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I’d like to discuss an unpleasant subject, one that can put loads of money in your pocket and dramatically change your life. That concept is Working Outside Your Comfort Zone.
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Expect Great Things

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Your altitude depends on your attitude. After twenty years in this business, sixteen years in my previous business and now five years coaching business owners, I can safely make the following statement without much fear of being wrong:
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Taking Massive Action

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Ask yourself, “Are you taking massive action today?” If the answer is yes, you are probably on your way to great success. If your answer is no, why is that?
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Should You Hire a Salesperson?

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The decision to hire someone to do marketing for your company is never an easy one. It’s scary, because it will probably cost considerable money and the return is never guaranteed.
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Go For It!

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The American dream consists of making a decision to build a career or business that makes your dreams come true and, if you work hard and smart enough, you can have it all. 
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The Power of Written Goals

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Do you have your 2011 yearly goals written down? Do you have your 90-day goals written down? Your weekly goals? How about your daily goals?
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Ten Ways to Have Fun in Business

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Zig Ziglar has often said that he will never retire because he is having so much fun working. Donald Trump never takes a vacation because every day he is doing exactly what he wants to do, so he has no need for a vacation. How about you?
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Making 2011 the Best Year Ever

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“If you are going to think, think big,” said Donald Trump. Why wouldn’t this year be your very best? We are very fortunate to be in an industry that has not been affected as much by the economy as others have been.
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