recession survival

Recession Survival Lessons from Fortune Magazine

I got back late last night from New Orleans where I gave a keynote speech for Fortune Magazine’s Small Business Sales & Marketing Summit. I flew in on Sunday night to hear the other speakers and to get a better feel for the audience. And I ended up spending 10 hours revise my talk and […]

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Mental Toughness in a Recession

I saw the most interesting article the other day on Yahoo. It talked about a young entrepreneur that exhibits incredible determination despite a number of things going against him. 23 year old Joe Steffy suffers from autism, down syndrome, and is unable to use his voice to communicate. In school, his teachers told his parents […]

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Lessons from a Recession-Proof Toddler

The other day my youngest daughter, Charlie, wanted to show me something. She’s 22 months old and was terribly insistent on showing me something. The music CD from her toddler music program was playing in the background. She leaned against the wall with one hand, stood on one leg, and was swinging the other leg […]

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Recession Combat Fatigue

I just came back from giving a speech to a bunch of students on  Santa Clara University. They were deeply concerned about the  recession and how this effects their getting jobs. Last night I gave a speech to group of seasoned businessowners. The business veterans were pretty nervous too. Everywhere you look, people are nervous. […]

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