Archive for September, 2011

Personal Branding: Pronet Reno

September 26, 2011 8 Comments
Personal Branding: Pronet Reno

Pronet Personal Branding View more presentations from Bret Simmons I had the honor of speaking to ProNet Reno today about Personal Branding. I was impressed with the quality of support this group provided its members that are searching for employment. It was a serious business meeting with a serious group of folks. I hope some [...]

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Exceptional

September 19, 2011 10 Comments
Exceptional

If you ask someone to make an exception for you, make sure it’s because you are delivering exceptional performance. If a policy, procedure, or rule is impeding your ability to perform, help team members succeed, or impress customers, then it’s your responsibility to suggest viable solutions and expect an exception. photo credit: Fields of View [...]

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Why Help Your Competitors Clean Your Clock?

September 10, 2011 12 Comments
Why Help Your Competitors Clean Your Clock?

I stopped by the Port-of-Subs (POS) restaurant on Sharlands yesterday at 9:02 AM hoping to by one of their breakfast grillers. I ate one a week ago and thought it was a great value, so POS was in the right place at the right time yesterday when I was hungry. Unfortunately, even though this store [...]

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Holding Back

September 8, 2011 10 Comments
Holding Back

My daughter played in her first volleyball game of the season the other night. This is her senior year, and she a captain on the team, so she wants to have a good year. Her team won a hard fought match, but my daughter was disappointed with her performance. Her serving, passing, and defense was [...]

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