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Top 10 Ways to Attract High Paying Clients

Nancy Michaels | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Nancy Michaels

With summer drawing to a close, it is time to get your focus back on growing your business. Fall is a great time to re-energize and recharge. Here are ways to fine tune the fine art of attracting and retaining high paying clients.

The Business of Creativity: 3 Ways for the Client/Agency Relationship to Work

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Gregg S. Lipman

I asked a contractor doing some work on our house for an estimate. The first pass was a lump sum, and he was reticent to line item it. I explained that I too am in the service business, and that I had no issue with him making a fair profit. I'm sure my clients sometimes wonder the same.

There's a Time and a Place for Everything

Susan Wilson Solovic | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Susan Wilson Solovic

If you've seen The Wolf of Wall Street, you probably wouldn't be surprised to know it holds the record for the number of "F" bombs during a movie -- 5...

Retail Chatter #5

June Haynes | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
June Haynes

I've always told managers that a return can hold lots of value, so once you've assessed the situation, try everything in your power to make and keep the customer happy by honoring a return.

What If Paula Deen Were Your Big Client?

Ellen Rohr | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
Ellen Rohr

I've always admired Paula Deen for morphing her big personality and a spoonful of know-how into a successful, worldwide business. She epitomizes what...

Coaching the "Uncoachables": Forget About It!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Even if you are the best coach in the world, if the person you are coaching shouldn't be coached, the coaching isn't going to work. The good news is that the "uncoachables" are easier than you think to spot.

The 'Surprises' of the Japanese Crisis and the Investment Lessons to Learn

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Surprise consequences to the earthquake in Japan have revealed significant weaknesses in both the worlds of politics and business and from an investment point of view, there are lessons we can learn.

The Only Real iPad Application for Banking

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Brett King

Is there a role for multi-touch iPad applications to improve customer experience in banking? There is really only one interaction that is massively suited to the iPad.

Swiss Journalist Says UBS Responsible for Fall of Swiss Banking Secrecy

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

Over the past five months I've spent quite a bit of time in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Austria. During my time in Zurich, Switzerland I had ...

"Up in the Air" Overweight! Then Chances Are You Need Two Seats On Southwest Airlines! What Are Your Chances of Landing a High Paying Job?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi Recently the headlines were filled with the story about movie director, Kevin Smith, who directed "Cop Out". He was asked to l...