Articles by Dave DeBlander

How Lucky Are You?

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

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

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


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

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?

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!


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


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

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


“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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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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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

Podcasts

The winter slow season is a great time to pursue commercial cleaning accounts and stay busy. John "the Hitman" Braun solicited questions from thousands of cleaners across the country regarding their questions on commercial cleaning accounts and answers them in this episode of the show.
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2014 Nov/Dec

The Nov/Dec ICS features content on how to get better meter readings, a roundtable on truckmount development, neighborhood marketing and more. Also included is the annual Buyer’s Guide and Directory.

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