Memo from Howard on 02/29/12: Listen to today’s Talk Business With Howard show on Blog Talk Radio.  Listen to internet radio with Howard Lewinter on Blog Talk Radio   Here are notes from my discussion with Carrie Coghill: Carrie talked about the headwinds that business everywhere is now dealing with. How the world economies, […]

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The stress of running a business is more constant these days as the economy struggles to recover from the Great Recession.  Business is more chaotic, uncertain and changing – which bring on more stress on top of the stress you already have.  There is no break from business stress. So how do you cope with the stress […]

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No one needs to tell you about what’s going on in the economy or in your business.  It can sometimes cause you great stress, knock you off balance and raise your level of anger.  During better economic times, things that happened on a daily basis in your business normally didn’t bother you.  But in today’s […]

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Three observations about business have impressed me as I have watched the Vancouver Olympics the past two weeks. 1) Athletes need to be more than just good at their sport to win.  It’s not just a matter of getting on skis, riding a bobsled down the course at 90 mph or putting on a pair […]

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Have you ever purchased a new product or service only to be confused by the unclear directions given regarding its usage or assembly? Recently, I went to a big box office supply store and bought colored gel pens.  When I opened the package to start my project I just couldn’t get any of the pens to […]

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Stress is the emotion that keeps you from being productive in your business.  When you are stressed you can get overwhelmed and not think clearly about how to move forward and solve problems effectively. Here are four simple steps that will help you reduce stress in your business: 1)      Analyze what is happening 2)      Ask […]

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Is the stress of running your business during this prolonged business downturn really getting to you? This recession has kicked most business people right in the gut.  Maybe you feel that way too. Yet now, more than ever, it’s important to stay focused, think strategically and remain positive no matter how difficult the business environment […]

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The recession has been absolutely brutal to many CEOs, company presidents and business owners throughout the United States. I have seen first hand what the devastating effects of the recession have been on businesses of all sizes, industries and levels of profitability. From talking with CEOs, company presidents and business owners I know that many […]

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If you’re like the millions of other business people, I can imagine what your day is like. It’s filled with stress. All day long you are making difficult business decisions.  Although your business days are stressful with not enough time to do everything you would like to do in your business, think about how stressed […]

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It use to be people could know something about almost everything.  In today’s fast changing world with knowledge increasing at an incredible rate, it’s almost impossible to be an expert or to have knowledge of everything.  The one exception to that is your business.  If you sit in the big chair as the CEO, president […]

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