Posts Tagged ‘Value’

ROI on Meetings

Icon Written by Alora on November 18, 2010 – 12:53 pm

But, as an entrepreneur, everything that I do in my business should be tied back to tangible, measureable results. So while a sales meeting, a vendor meeting or a team member feedback session could be extremely important, an entrepreneuer should always stop and do a time management inventory to make absolutely certain that the purpose of the meeting is clear, and that it can be served based on the list of confirmed attendees.

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The Value of Your Time

Icon Written by Alora on July 26, 2010 – 2:16 pm

Entrepreneurs have a bigger challenge than most when it comes to balancing time. Are you asking the right questions to make the smartest choices?

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Qualities of a Great Speaker – Educational Value of Content

Icon Written by Alora on April 15, 2009 – 7:03 pm

As noted in my previous blog post on this topic, the first quality I believe is necessary in a great speaker is for them to be educational in some way. In my recent bout of conferences, I have seen speakers who fall all over the quality spectrum, but the ones that were truly good ensured […]

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The Difference Between ‘An Opportunist’ and ‘A Great Brand’

Icon Written by Alora on February 19, 2009 – 2:58 pm

There may be no more pervasive and unsavory cliché about lawyers than ‘the ambulance chaser.’ The lawyer who follows an emergency medical team to the scene of an accident for the express purpose of leeching off the pain and misery of others – for the less-than-noble reason of making money – is generally regarded as […]

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Culture of Change and Change of Culture

Icon Written by Alora on August 18, 2008 – 7:30 pm

Like many other of the career IT professionals I work with these days, I took a decent sized paycut for my current job. (As far as political statements go, that was one my former boss found especially telling.) And when you ask any of us why we would do that — particularly given that, at […]

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