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Zen and the Art of Jeff Boyle

In a typical day, a Creative Marketer will experience a myriad of emotions. Enthusiasm, discouragement, motivation, disappointment, fervor, ambivalence, satisfaction... you see where I'm going with this, right? All of the talented individuals I have met in this industry have been deeply passionate people. Loving what you do and being in-touch with your emotions makes you an effective creative marketing desi ...

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Nothing Happens Until a Sale is Made, So Learn to Sell

I have a fancy law degree. My team creates cool graphics and videos. But, first and foremost, I’m a sales guy. In 1946 Red Motley said, “Nothing happens until a sale is made.” He is right, but you better learn how to sell and connect with people or that sale will never be made. I grew up with an entrepreneur salesman as my father. His profession…an attorney. Law is not a profession most people would say has ...

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What’s Your Contribution?

I’m average in almost every way. I’m not short, but in Japan I look pretty big. I’m not bald, but my forehead keeps getting bigger. I’m good looking to my wife and my mom says I’m handsome, but I have never been nominated for the 100 Most Beautiful People. When I applied to the CIA I got all the way to the final of five interviews before the psychiatrist must have failed me. I would have been a great spy be ...

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Providing a Great Experience

Want to create a growing, prosperous business? Then focus on creating a great experience for people today, tomorrow and forever. I know everybody thinks they are providing a great experience, but are they really? Low attrition and better sales are very closely related to how well you understand providing a great experience for the people in contact with your business. A great experience is an emotional expe ...

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Temporary Suspension of Disbelief

Why is real financial success so difficult for most new network marketers? The reason: most network marketers are just too realistic. In a visit to Zija’s new headquarters I spoke to their CEO, Rodney Larsen. In that meeting we talked about what it takes for people to succeed in Zija. Rodney said something that I like very much, “New distributors must be willing to temporarily suspend their disbelief.” Most ...

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In good times and bad, dividends a welcome bonus

Stocks » Some Utah companies rock steady with payments — for others it’s revival time. For a lot of investors, getting a dividend payment on the stocks they own is a welcome event, particularly during these tough times when share-price gains can be as fleeting as the next bit of good economic news out of Washington. And so far this year, the nine publicly held Utah-based companies that have a history of pay ...

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Small-Business owners can get big assistance from BBB

Resources are available at no charge to firm The Better Business Bureau is celebrating the growing number of small businesses in our country this week during National Small Business Week. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 60 to 80 percent of new jobs are created by the approximately 27.2 million small businesses in the U.S. More than half of Americans are thought either to own or work for ...

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Herbalife Announces Share Repurchase Agreement

Just days after announcing a record first quarter of $964.2 million in net sales—a 21 percent increase over the prior year period—global nutrition giant Herbalife entered into an agreement with Merrill Lynch International to repurchase $427.9 million of Herbalife’s common shares. The move came on the heels of a three-day stock slide after short-seller David Einhorn raised a few unusual questions during the ...

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Belcorp Receives “Best Place to Work” Recognition

Belcorp International, which placed 10th on the 2011 DSN Global 100 ranking of the top direct selling companies in the world, was recently recognized by the renowned organization Best Place to Work® as one of the Top 25 best multinationals to work at in Latin America. The company, which develops and sells products in skin care, fragrance, makeup, body care and hair care through a network of 850,000 Independ ...

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TNI Name Change Official “Morinda Bioactives”

Tahitian Noni International (TNI) announced in January that they would be accelerating the pace of innovation and greatly expanding their business focus in 2012 and would be changing their name to Morinda Bioactives (Morinda) at their International Leadership Conference in April. The announcement is official. Tahitian Noni International is now Morinda Bioactives. “From the beginning, we’ve been more than ju ...

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