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A strong community, what a gift

The people of Las Cruces and Santa Fe are incredible. They have done so much to help and encourage our family during these difficult times. We are living here for several weeks as we attend court proceedings. Just about every time we go out, we are stopped by a stranger who recognizes us and wants.

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Watching my brother die, over and over again.

This has been an extremely difficult week as my family and I sit in Third Judicial District Court in Las Cruces, New Mexico watching and listening to the testimony and evidence presented against the man accused of killing my little brother. This is the first of several weeks to come and I doubt it will.

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The Mexican Fisherman & The MBA

I came across this story recently and thought it worth sharing. The American businessman was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked.

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How to plan startup development with Happy Startup Canvas

In this article Dasha makes this statement; Have you noticed that many young entrepreneurs make more efforts to attract investors than get users for their product? Don’t be like them. It sends the wrong message of you caring more about how much your startup makes than how you can help people to address their pain.

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The Ten Principles Of Building Great Products

Isn’t it common sense that to build a great company you need a great product? Yet, too many people think that throwing lots of money into marketing and PR will sell products. But if the product isn’t good, all the storytelling and partnerships in the world will only end in wasted time and money. There.

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How To Convince Leaders To Avoid Business Plans When Validating New Ideas Strategyzer

In this article Kavi makes the following point; A business plan assumes you know all the answers for a given idea. That’s hardly the case. Teams spend hours and hours compiling fantastic forecasts, and will spend tons of money hiring people to build technology or products that have no evidence to support their success. You.

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The high cost of price discounts

This is from my former business coach at Vistage. One of my fav posts on the topic. I was talking recently with a client who was 30 days from the end of her fiscal year.  She was determined to post a year-over-year increase in sales. “We’re pulling out all the stops!  I have every salesperson.

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Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready

In 1966, a dyslexic sixteen-year-old boy dropped out of school. With the help of a friend, he started a magazine for students and made money by selling advertisements to local businesses. With only a little bit of money to get started, he ran the operation out of the crypt inside a local church. from Pocket.

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