Doing Things Better, Simpler, Today in LIFT Clips 04/25/15

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We are always looking for ways to give small business owners a boost using the LIFT acronym. Here are a few videos that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. LEARN - How to Make Videos with an iPhone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j685NaMDVYE IMPROVE - Your Google Rankings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xI1SicZRve0 FIND FLOW - … [Read more...]

Goals: As Far As You Can See

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"Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther." - J.P. Morgan The difference between a goal and a deadline is clear. When you reach a deadline, it's time to put your pencil down. If you don't make your deadline - you missed it. When you reach a goal, pick up your pencil and create a new goal. If you don't reach your goal - you haven't got … [Read more...]

Shortcuts: Getting Results Without Effort

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Everyone is looking for shortcuts. Sometimes, to go faster, you must go slow. When I was in 7th grade, we would walk home from school through some forest and hills. One day, a friend suggested a shortcut he knew. We later found out, he didn't know it at all. He was guessing. Dead end. We ended up at the bottom of a steep incline, muddy sewage water soaking our shoes. The … [Read more...]

How Do Cooks Overcome Cooking Block?

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Do cooks get cooking block? A cook with a block should use it to chop, Some onions or veggies in a pan to fry. Olive oil on medium high heat; Soon it will be time to eat; All because skills and imagination were given a try. Just start chopping. Dancing block? If a dancer is having a tough time choreagraphing a routine, they overcome it with toes touching the … [Read more...]

Getting Mobile-Friendly, Quick

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Google is changing how search results on mobile devices. If your business has any hope of ranking high so potential customers find you on their phones or tablets, you need to make your site mobile friendly. Frankly, if your site isn't mobile-friendly yet, these changes are a good thing for you. Your web site should be findable and usable on all mobile devices. Having a … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Posts and LIFT Shares, Apr 12 – 18, 2015

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Week in Review April 12 - 18, 2015: Posts and Podcasts from ConverStations, Armchair Articulations, and LIFT resources shared on Twitter (@mikesansone): This Week on ConverStations But Change is Coming Enemies of LIFT Life Calling: The Art of Work The Last Key How Mobile Gaming Can Fit Into Your Business Conducting Interviews in LIFT Clips 04/18/15 Content … [Read more...]

Content Creation and Content Sharing – LIFT Infographic

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We are always looking for ways to give small business owners a boost using the LIFT acronym. Here is an infographic that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. Rebuild Nation created this infographic so you can learn the differences between content creation and content sharing: -- As a youth, Saturdays were filled with … [Read more...]

Conducting Interviews in LIFT Clips 04/18/15

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We are always looking for ways to give small business owners a boost using the LIFT acronym. Here are a few videos that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. LEARN - How to Conduct an Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gmV-OImEsc IMPROVE - Interview Tips for Podcasters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFjmocEZASo FIND FLOW … [Read more...]

How Mobile Gaming Can Fit Into Your Small Business

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Written by Jessica Oaks If you own a small business, it may not have occurred to you to explore some of the more atypical marketing channels available to you. After all, as a small business owner, you're likely preoccupied with running the day-to-day operations. And yet, some of these channels can put your product or service in front of hundreds of thousands, if not … [Read more...]

The Last Key

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Locked Door. Bunch of Keys. Which key works? Choose one. If it doesn't work, choose again. No good? Try another. It's often the last key that fits. Don't give up. … [Read more...]