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I’m sure you’ve heard many times the old business adage, “Turnover is Vanity, Profit is Sanity, and of course, Cash is Reality. Clearly running a successful professional advisory business is not just about profits. It’s about all those other things I and others write endlessly about, like delighted clients, committed, motivated and effective employees, having …

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Feedback from this mornings webcast on the Top 10 Habits for getting things done has been fantastic so far. For those of you who were unable to tune in live, here it is for you to listen to on demand and at your convenience. I would welcome your feedback once you’ve listened to it and I …

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Just over 24 hours to go to my webinar on Getting Things Done on the Thought Leadership Live Channel at http://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/21710. Scheduled for 11.00a.m tomorrow (27th July). If you can’t tune in live, the webinar will be uploaded to our website and available for viewing at your convenience. The habits and tips I intend to …

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Just because gross revenues are increasing, does not mean that you are building a healthy business Mark Tibergien, Pershing Adviser Solutions

If you’ve taken the steps outlined on Tuesday and yesterday, things should be feeling a bit more manageable now. However, it’s important to set some long term e mail policies and practices so that things stay that way. Here’s what to do; 1. Unsubscribe from everything. We talked about this yesterday, but if you didn’t …

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Yesterday we looked at how to buy some time to get your head back above water when it comes to managing the daily flood of emails. Today, were going to establish a set of rules for the way that all new emails are dealt with, rules that you should commit to right this minute and …

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Drowning in email? An inbox that is overflowing with actions,urgent calls for responses, “stuff” to read… it’s chaos, it’s stressful, it’s overwhelming. Email is a fantastic tool. But poorly managed it can take over your life. Indeed email has created an “instant response culture” such that often they are followed up with a phone call …

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To be a champion, you only have to do 2 things: work out when you feel like it and work out when you don’t Peter Vidmar, U.S. Olympic gold medal gymnast.

One thing you’ll notice about trusted brands is that they keep the promises they make to customers. Indeed you could argue that your brand is your promise. Delivering a consistent high quality service to clients is an important aspect of developing trust with your clients and building your brand. So how can you establish whether …

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It’s not the unique things of a business that make it successful, it’s the businesses ability to do ordinary things in an extraordinary way and to do those things consistently, predictably, effectively, day after day after day. Michael Gerber