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It's the year 1982 when Calvin Klein underwear burst into the intimate apparel market with a sheer force. It's a big gap of twenty-five years, still the company holding the top slot in the market of intimate apparel. The design for Calvin Klein underwear is high in demand these days. It's the des...
01/27/2009
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Are you a builder or a chaser? A builder envisions what they want their business to become. The vision eventually becomes a plan based on analysis of personal and competition strengths and weakness, the marketplace, and strategies of ways and means to materialize the vision. A Opportunity chaser ...
01/27/2009
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We appreciate. We criticize. We laugh. We mourn. We are moved by postcards. Since its introduction up to the present time, postcard is still one of the best medium of communication. We can recall that postcards were used as means for brief communication. It was the best choice then because they a...
01/22/2009
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Advocate Respectfully This is one of a series of articles on holding difficult conversations. In earlier posts in Business in the Crawlspace, I suggested ways to open communications that create mutual respect; we talked about the importance of knowing your purpose for the conversation; and we add...
01/22/2009
We all have ways of testing opportunities that enter our lives.  Some of us just dive right in based on feeling, others walk straight into what they know is right by a gut feeling or intuition.  And if it's not gut feelings or emotions that are the tests of opportunities, it is the logical mind p...
01/22/2009
I've unearthed some surprising bits of wisdom for new Realtors by listening to Johnny Cash lately. I thought I would share some of these tidbits from the Rockabilly legend. 1) Understand Your Man ...er, target market! That's right. Do you understand your target market? Yes, Realtors should have a...
01/22/2009
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Marketing a business can be fun, exciting and creative.   It can also be very frustrating and expensive if one doesn't know what outcome they are looking for or how to evaluate cost effective methods of marketing. Over the years people have come to know me for my unique ability to develop low cos...
01/18/2009
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Sometimes we can all use a friendly reminder to keep us from backsliding into old ways of thinking about selling that lead us down the wrong path with potential clients. New Thinking = New Results Maybe it's time to take a different approach.   Maybe we need to seriously analyze our sales thinkin...
01/18/2009
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Real Estate negotiating is a skill that like warfare tactics must be honed.   (Honed is a funny word but right for the context.) It is important to be mentally prepared to win.  Do the ground work well before your reach the negotiating table and decide on the "path" you are going to take.   You n...
01/16/2009
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What do the rich and powerful people in business have in common?   They live life with a strategy and exhibit characteristics that not all that different from other not-so-successful businesspeople.   What's their secret? They train themselves to keep these characteristics in mind. One thousand F...
01/15/2009
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