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Financial Tidbits 02/06/2013

Salary.com: found 64% of people surveyed said they waste time every day by visiting non-work related websites during work hours. A full 39% said they spent 1 hour per week or less on personal tasks at work, while at the

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Posted in Debt, Economy, Employees, Facebook, FICO, Goal, Goal Setting, Google, Loan, Motivation, Self-Discipline, Time, Twitter

The New and Improved Cooking Competition Show

My wife loves cooking shows! From America’s Test Kitchen to Cake Boss; if its on, she’s watching it. The beneficiary of course is the kids and I because she’ll get inspired to cook new and exciting dishes. Just last week

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Posted in Competition, Money, Motivation, Passion, TV

The Discipline of Self-Discipline

People have made their resolutions for the year. Guess what, its January 3rd and a lot of people have probably already cheated on a diet, missed a workout, smoked a heater, or broken a promise to themselves.  It’s not that they didn’t

Posted in Advice, Motivation, Resolutions, Self-Discipline, Success

Love To Win!

In my short-lived and modest blogging career, the most popular post I’ve written was “Hate To Lose”.  There I explained that many successful people share a similar trait – they HATE to Lose!  If you haven’t read it before I basically explain that truly succesful win

Posted in Advice, Blog, Business, Economy, Employees, Hate to Lose, Learning, Motivation, New England Patriots, NFL, Passion, Sales, Small Business, SMB, Snickers, Success, Tips, Tom Brady, Winning Attitude

Boise State Football – Follow Their Game Plan Of Success!

It’s the day after the victory against Virginia Tech and all across Boise I’ve seen many a sluggish face.  These folks were undoubtedly rooting and cheering all night long as BSU defeated VT.  Granted, it was only the first game of a long

Posted in Advice, BCS, Boise, Boise State Football, Business, Checklists, Chris Petersen, Coaching, Employees, Football, Game Plan, Innovative, Learning, Mentor, Motivation, Respect, Small Business, SMB, Teaching, To Do List, Training, Uncategorized, Winning Attitude

Hate To Lose!

Sometimes in life we encounter something that changes us, hopefully for the better.  It might have been a book, a movie or TV program; at times it can even be a song.  Let’s face it whether it is in your

Posted in Advice, Boise, Business, Competition, Entrepreneur, Executive, Hate to Lose, Innovative, Learning, Mentor, Motivation, Opportunity, Sales, Small Business, Success, Tips, Training

The Best Investment You Can Make.

People take care of themselves by eating well, exercising, taking vacations, staying away from the sweets and fast food, and other tried and true methods of keeping healthy and strong.  When it comes to your business you may also do what you can to take

Posted in Bank, Business, Competition, Customers, Economy, Employees, Entrepreneur, Industry, Investing, Learning, Money, Motivation, Opportunity, Relationships, Small Business, Time, Tips, Training, Website

Keeping Your Best Employees Part II

A business owner I used to bank years ago called me out of the blue yesterday.  He came across my blog and read the post “Keeping Your Best Employees”.  He lamented that he recently lost two employees who decided to

Posted in Business, Employees, Jobs, Motivation

All In The Family.

Here in Idaho I’ve noticed something very striking when it comes to a large number of businesses located in the “Gem State”; they have a large tendency to be a family affair.  The quintessential “Mom and Pop Shop”, and if done properly a family

Posted in Business, Children, Employees, Family, Idaho, Motivation

Keeping Your Best Employees.

You might wonder why I would write about keeping your best employees given the fact that unemployment is so high.  You might well think that your employees are not going anywhere; they are just happy to have a job.  If you have

Posted in Business, Customers, Economy, Employees, Jobs, Motivation, Recession, Relationships, Training

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