Posts Tagged ‘marketing’

Entitlement vs. Initiative

By: Dan Kennedy on: October 5th, 2009 15 Comments

I have a particular philosophy about entitlement vs. initiative. This has always kept me oriented toward self-help; towards resourcefulness; towards responsibility, thus providing me with an exceptional level of control. (Imperfect, but exceptional.) I was in an Italian neighborhood recently. An old Cleveland neighborhood originally populated by Italian immigrants, still populated by a lot of first generation Italian immigrants as well as second generation families. Plus a slight homogenous mix of everything else. I walked[…]

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What’s Your #1 Job?

By: Bill Glazer on: September 24th, 2009 22 Comments

I had a recent consulting call with a client. I asked him about his progress on what we talked about during our past call and he reported that hardly anything got done because he had a lot of other things to do in running his business and was constantly being interrupted by employees with questions or who required advice. That’s when I went into my rant that… “What we talk about and agree to get[…]

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