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Aug

17

2017
Leadership style of an Independent Executive  (Part 2)

Leadership style of an Independent Executive  (Part 2)

The leadership style of an independent executive is unique to your personality, but there are certain qualities you can adopt to excel Click here to read Leadership Style of an Independent Executive  (Part 1) Leaders have different management/ leadership styles and expectations, but what works for some might not work for others. An executive’s chances for success depend on multiple factors, including their personality, past...

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Aug

09

2017
Independent Executives – Endless Possibilities

Independent Executives – Endless Possibilities

There are endless possibilities for executives looking to become an independent executive Being independent executive is a high-pressure job in any industry. Though an executive is accustomed to working however many hours it takes to get the job done, the focus always used to be on one company, and all of the time was focused there. Now time is split between building a business as well as...

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Aug

07

2017
How to Know if Partnership in Business is Right for You

How to Know if Partnership in Business is Right for You

Ready to enter a partnership in business? Here’s some solid advice to help you make the right decision Why Independent Executives enter Partnership in Business Partnering with other executives who are also building their independent executive business can lessen some of the challenges if you find the right partner(s). Working on a more regular basis with other executives can provide the support and desire to...

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Aug

05

2017
The Legalities: Do I Need Business and General Liability Insurance?

The Legalities: Do I Need Business and General Liability Insurance?

We offer some great advice on whether or not you need business and general liability insurance Nothing Can Take the Place of Qualified Advice We are not attorneys. Although we have spent more money and time than we care to admit being advised by attorneys, insurance experts, and accountants, we have not been educated, trained, or certified in these areas of expertise. This article in...

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Jul

24

2017
Contracts, Attorneys and The Independent Executive

Contracts, Attorneys and The Independent Executive

Nothing can take the place of qualified advice on contracts and attorneys for independent executives, but our long experience has taught us a lot We are not attorneys. Although we have spent more money and time than we care to admit being advised by attorneys, insurance experts, and accountants, we have not been educated, trained, or certified in these areas of expertise. This article in no...

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Jul

21

2017
Communicating Your Brand

Communicating Your Brand

Communicating your brand effectively requires consistency and a bridge between old and new clients As an independent executive, it is now all about you and communicating your brand. Manage your brand the same way a Fortune 500 company would manage theirs. What do you want to be known for? Is your information and the look and feel across your online and offline footprint consistent? If...

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Jul

19

2017
Optimizing Your Business Development Efforts – Past Client Referrals & Partnerships

Optimizing Your Business Development Efforts – Past Client Referrals & Partnerships

Referrals are one of the most valuable resources you have. Use them to build your business and brand. Past Clients as Referral Sources One of the most important activities you can engage in is to contact prior companies and clients. Nobody knows better what you can do than those for or with whom you have already worked. We are increasingly seeing companies bring on executives...

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Jul

13

2017
Initial Conversations with Potential Clients

Initial Conversations with Potential Clients

Cover 3 key areas in your initial conversation with potential clients Three of the most important questions to clarify up-front are budget, process, and timeline. Too often, these are left undiscussed until the end, when too many surprises can arise. Budget. Even though most of the time, potential clients won’t reveal (or know) their budget up front, always ask. If they don’t know it, ask...

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Jul

10

2017
What is an Independent Executive?

What is an Independent Executive?

Referring to an independent executive in the workplace is increasingly common, yet many remain muddled as to what they are and do It seems as though there are almost as many terms used to describe the various types of an independent executive as there are words for water in the Hawaiian language. Many of these are driven by the marketplace and perceptions. Since many of the...

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Jul

07

2017
Three Ways Small Businesses Can Increase Productivity

Three Ways Small Businesses Can Increase Productivity

Increasing productivity is a challenge all business owners and leaders face, but with these great tips, boosting productivity is much easier! When growing a company, productivity is often low on the list of priorities for business owners. Instead, revenue is king—right up to the point at which they realize non-productivity and inefficiencies both affect top-line revenues and EBITDA. That’s the point at which most business...

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