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Laurie Leiker
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Business coach, focusing on human resources, business processes and general coaching. Coach, consultant, trainer, speaker and author.
Business coach, focusing on human resources, business processes and general coaching. Coach, consultant, trainer, speaker and author.

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How Will Your Business Run Under President Trump?
NOTE:  This is not a political statement; I don't do politics.  I do business. It's taken me a few weeks to figure out how to address the subject of the election and its impact on small business.  There really isn't a reason, except I wanted most of the fur...

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Become The Leader You Want to Be
We all want to see ourselves as leaders, especially when we're in the position of overseeing the work of others.  Few of us want to be "managers," especially "micro managers."  So how can we become the leaders we want to be?  Easy - relax.  Well, maybe not ...

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Are you managing or leading?
Are you a manager or a leader?  The answer to that question will mean the difference between being stagnant in your career or being on an upward track. The word "manager," according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is "someone who is in charge of a busines...

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Shouting and Bullying Doesn't Make You An Expert
NOTE :   Today's column comes with a warning.  I'm writing this while angry, so it might be a little longer than normal. Hopefully, you will be angry, too, when you're done reading this. I'm starting this blog post with the ending, so when you read the rest...

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Seven Extra Hours A Day: It's Possible!
Seven extra hours a day - what would you do if you had that much time left over every day?  Would you play with your kids?  Spend time with your significant other?  Perhaps get away from work for a few hours?  Imagine all the things you could do if you just...

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Seven Extra Hours A Day: It's Possible!
Seven extra hours a day - what would you do if you had that much time left over every day?  Would you play with your kids?  Spend time with your significant other?  Perhaps get away from work for a few hours?  Imagine all the things you could do if you just...

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Do you REALLY need that meeting?
If you've been in business, worked in business, been around business or know someone who has, you know the deadliest thing in the business world is The Meeting.  There's nothing worse than looking at your calendar and seeing back-to-back meetings, all of wh...

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Strategic Planning: Break Out The SWOT Team
Every company, regardless the size (and yes, freelancers, you are a "company"), needs a strategic plan.  The problem is, not everyone knows what a strategic plan is and the difference between a STRATEGIC plan and a BUSINESS plan.  Let's see how knowing the ...

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I've been experimenting with appointment schedules, so there's not so much back-and-forth to get something set up. Acuity has been absolutely awesome. Give it a try! It'll change the way you do business!
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