Dave is LIVE! Business in a down economy

What can you do to more than just survive

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In this special episode of the podcast, Dave talks about business in a down economy with members of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Business Development Connection. This presentation was recorded live on June 29, 2016. Down Economy Lessons The strong not only survive, but thrive Excellence matters more than ever in a down economy […]

Tim Tebow, Baseball & Business Decisions

Knowing when it is time to move on

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We are Mollie-less today. However, David goes on a rant about his favorite athlete, Tim Tebow. Even he thinks it is time for Tebow to give up on his pro sports career and recognize what he has right in front of him — and how business owners often face the same decision. What Tim Tebow […]

Fixing Major Mistakes At Work

What do you do when you "eff" up?

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Mistakes are going to happen. It is inevitable. However. how those mistakes are handled makes a ton of difference. In this week’s episode, Dave, Sean, and Mollie talk about mistakes, and what to do about them, with a little help from lifehack.org. 4 Ways to Fix Mistakes Own your mistake Get creative Forgive yourself Straighten […]

Nighttime Habits of Successful People

It's more than what you do during the day that matters

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What are your nighttime habits? Do you have a routine, or do you just “go with the flow?” When it comes to successful people, the answers may surprise you. David, Sean and Mollie get some help from Lifehack.org to find what nighttime habits help you become highly successful Some of the nighttime habits mentioned Going […]

The Power of Disconnecting

Forgetting About Work Can Be Therapeudic

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Are you afraid of burnout? Do you go home each night, but can’t leave the “office” at the office? Maybe you need to disconnect. David just returned from a 7-day cruise where he was forced to disconnect from the office and it was one of the best things he’s ever done. Disconnecting on purpose Disconnecting […]

We Are Lazy, But That Is OK

How Lazy Employees Can Be An Asset To Your Company

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Are you lazy? How many times have you heard that there is “no cure for laziness?” Maybe there doesn’t need to be a cure. Lazy people can be more efficient than many so-called “hard workers” in an organization. Thanks to their “laziness,: these people often fine better systems than those in place. Since time is […]

10 Qualities of Servant Leaders

Those who serve, outperform those who don't

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Are you familiar with the term, “servant leader?” Is has been a buzzword for quite sometime, but usually in religious circles. Now, it has become mainstream. The world is changing, and so are leadership styles. In the past, the “boss” was often one who commanded the work to be done, while diligent employees did so […]

Boiling Over – How to Handle Office Conflict

Don't let rising temperatures cause rising tempers

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Office conflict is on the rise. It’s getting hot “out there.”  So, don’t let it get hot “in here.” With summer temperatures continuing to rise, the tendency to boil over increases. Tempers can flare. Differences of opinion can erupt into shouting matches. How can business leaders handle these situations? What you will learn about Office […]

You can be highly productive

50 steps to being highly productive from lifehack.org

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Let’s face it. Some days you don’t feel highly productive at all. Do you often wonder what highly productive people do to increase their productivity? Well, lifehack.org lists, “50 Things Highly Productive People Do Differently.” Dsvid, Sean and Mollie take issue with a few and agree with others… And yes, they actually get through all […]

You can make your business locally famous

Simple ways to increase your local influence

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  Businesses can grow their influence and become locally famous – all of which helps the bottom line. David, Sean and Mollie expand on tips offered by RightMix Marketing in their post, “How to make you business locally famous.” Ways to make your business locally famous Develop relationships with business reporters Contribute guest content for local business […]