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You Can’t Be CEO and COO at the Same Time | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Operations Management

You Can’t Be CEO and COO at the Same Time | Extraordinary Business

by Sowmya Rajamani

In the words of Stroll Founder Dan Roitman, “If you’re going to grow revenue, you also need to be able to tame chaos.” Dan runs a consulting company, Growth Harmony, which holistically helps seven and eight-figure companies go to the next level. This serial entrepreneur stopped by Modern Ontrapreneur to chat with Landon Ray about the producer vs. performer relationship, cracking the CEO / COO…

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Aug
2017
Business Training: Why It’s So Important To Continue Training Employees Throughout Your Business Operations | Extraordinary Business
in Guest Post, Operations Management

Business Training: Why It’s So Important To Continue Training Employees Throughout Your Business Operations | Extraordinary Business

by Steven McMeechan

As many effective business leaders are aware, training is not a one-time thing. In any industry, employee training is a constant process – a recurring theme to keep employees at their best, drive innovation and improve profitability. In addition to initial training or onboarding, employee training should be a constant endeavor for a number of reasons, all of which will strongly benefit your company. Below…

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Aug
2017
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Why It Just Ain’t Working | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Operations Management

Why It Just Ain’t Working | Extraordinary Business

by Rick Meekins

4 reasons business process management is critical to your company’s “leveling up.” So, he got a new client. This one is a BIG one. He gets his team scrambling to get paperwork, initiate billing, schedule meetings and God knows what else as he thinks only about how to keep the client now that he’s finally hooked them!  He feels that it is up to only…

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Aug
2017
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4 Customer Service Insights Every Successful Company Leader Must Develop | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Customer Service

4 Customer Service Insights Every Successful Company Leader Must Develop | Extraordinary Business

by Fatima Mansoor

Rock stars and movie stars are nothing without their fans. The same relationship exists between companies and their customers. While this may seem elementary, there are still scores of companies who get it wrong. According to a survey by American Express, 78% of consumers didn’t complete an intended purchase because of poor service experience. So, what differentiates the best in customer service from the rest?…

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Aug
2017
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Are You a Work-aholic or a Passionate Worker | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Productivity

Are You a Work-aholic or a Passionate Worker | Extraordinary Business

by Sowmya Rajamani

Many people are claiming they are passionate about their work, and that they are happy about working more to build their career. Work-aholism has now come to be dubbed as “the addiction of the century.” Crossing the line from working out of passion to being a workaholic takes a good toll on people’s health, family relationships, and their lifestyle. But how does one become aware…

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Aug
2017
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Executing on Innovation | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Innovation

Executing on Innovation | Extraordinary Business

by Rick Meekins

As an entrepreneur, you’ve probably had a good idea or two. Or, perhaps, you have new ideas just about every day. How many of those ideas actually hit prime time?  How many of those ideas actually achieve the goals that you have set for it?  Why or why not?

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Jul
2017
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Best Practices of The Best Service Leaders | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Customer Service

Best Practices of The Best Service Leaders | Extraordinary Business

by Fatima Mansoor

It’s hard for any customer to forget a really good or really bad customer experience. For instance, how can you forget that hotel manager who went above and beyond the call of duty to accommodate your last-minute travel plan changes? Or, on the other hand, who can shake off the memory (despite wanting to) of that brooding server at an expensive restaurant who clearly didn’t…

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Jul
2017
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What Vs. How – Content Strategy Vs. Content Marketing | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Branding

What Vs. How – Content Strategy Vs. Content Marketing | Extraordinary Business

by Theresa Harris

People often interchangeably use the terms Content Strategy and Content Marketing. Some people even merge the two together and call it content marketing strategy.  So what’s the difference and why does it matter? Simply put, content strategy (the WHAT) should always define the goals and the content marketing tactics (the HOW) are used to achieve those goals. Depending on the size and structure of a…

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Jul
2017
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Plan for Business Growth | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Business Growth

Plan for Business Growth | Extraordinary Business

by Rick Meekins

When your business grows quickly, things don’t “naturally fall into place” like you might hope or think.  Many businesses actually go out of business as a result of growing too fast and not having the infrastructure to support it.  The way to avoid some (and I do mean some) of the surprises that go along with business growth is to have modeling and a process…

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Jun
2017
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8 Ways Technology Is Improving Your Health | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Entrepreneur

8 Ways Technology Is Improving Your Health | Extraordinary Business

by Sowmya Rajamani

Sitting is the new smoking when it comes to health problems. There are shout-outs everywhere about technology taking a toll on our health and lifestyle, citing common effects like sleeplessness, weight gain, mental stress, etc. But there are two sides to every coin. While there is no denying the negative impacts of technology, as with many things in life, moderation is key. Karen Reed explains…

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Jun
2017
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Thought Leadership’s Journey to Brand Awareness | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Branding, Business Growth

Thought Leadership’s Journey to Brand Awareness | Extraordinary Business

by Fatima Mansoor

In the last two articles, ‘Importance of Thought Leadership for Corporate Growth’ and ‘Your Company’s Thought Leadership Has Eluded Business Development Success’, we focused on thought leadership. We talked about the importance of thought leadership for corporate growth, while also looking into factors in which a company might miss out on the benefits of thought leadership. In this article, we’ll discuss the connection between thought…

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Jun
2017
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Entrepreneurial Motivation: Step Up or Step Out | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurial Motivation: Step Up or Step Out | Extraordinary Business

by Rick Meekins

When you started your company so many years ago, it probably seemed like it was going to be awesome. You see the “enviable” lives of entrepreneurs who build and sell multi-million dollar or even billion-dollar companies, repeatedly. They take vacations whenever they want to, have staff to do everything and “do what they love so they will never have to work a day in their…

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May
2017
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Are Your Employees a 3 or a 5 ? | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Guest Post, Staffing

Are Your Employees a 3 or a 5 ? | Extraordinary Business

by Kris Cavanaugh Castro

If you had to individually rate the performance of your staff on the following 1 – 5 scale, where would they fall? 1 = Extremely Poor Performance – Termination Probable 2 = Minimum Performance – Executes the basics of what’s required and nothing more 3 = Satisfactory Performance – Fulfills job requirements with a decent attitude 4 = Great Performance – Shows Initiative and helps…

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May
2017
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To Staff….or Not To Staff | Extraordinary Business
in Blog, Staffing

To Staff….or Not To Staff | Extraordinary Business

by Rick Meekins

You are a business owner – an entrepreneur. Your company has been around for a number of years, has had decent, steady clients and the Company seems to be growing at a predictable rate. Nice position – but what is next. You are working around the clock to meet customer or client expectations along with running the business.

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May
2017
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Your Company’s Thought Leadership Has Eluded Business Development Success. Here’s Why | Extraordinary Business
in Business Development, Business Growth

Your Company’s Thought Leadership Has Eluded Business Development Success. Here’s Why | Extraordinary Business

by Fatima Mansoor

In the previous article, we talked about thought leadership and its importance for corporate growth. In this piece we’ll delve a little deeper, and examine the reasons why your company’s thought leadership may have eluded business development success.

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May
2017
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