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Delivering the no-compromise personal touch

I just read a news release about a small suburban Chicago retailer whose strategy is to defy the forecasts for a gloomy holiday season by delivering... Read More

When the Leader Steps Up

These are truly uncertain times where the relentless barrage of bad economic news can rattle even the most steadfast of leaders. I'm hearing it... Read More

The Holidays: Lead your team to victory

I just completed a Podcast with John DiJulius, author of What's the Secret: To Providing a World-Class Customer Experience. The first point John... Read More

Everyone is responsible for business growth

In my new book, No-Compromise Leadership, one of my favorite Neilisms is, "If I can't sleep at night, no one sleeps at night."... Read More

No-compromise leadership is an either/or proposition

I received the following in an email from Dr. Lew Losoncy, "Clearly stated in the title, your book is the right concept for our times. No... Read More

Are you throwing Alka-Seltzer in your St. Helens?

've been teaching a lot of seminars and doing a considerable amount of coaching these past few months. If I had to use one word to describe the... Read More

Accountability (No Compromise!)

Greetings fellow entrepreneurs. Did you receive your government bailout check yet? I'm talking about the bailout check that will cover all those... Read More

Now is the time for No-Compromise Leadership

We are all getting a real-time and sobering lesson in compromise. The economic events of this past week on Wall Street and Washington DC have been fed... Read More

Salon/Spa Service Pricing in Today's Uncertain Economy

Pricing services at salons and spas is a topic that's always steeped in controversy. In this blog post, we share some key insights to keep your thinking clear on your pricing strategies. Read More

When learning and camaraderie bond

Many of you are familiar with our Strategies Business Series/4.0. Better known around here as SBS/4.0, this learning experience is comprised of four... Read More

What does "working on your business" really mean?

"Are you working on your business, or in your business?" This working "on or in" your business statement has been bandied around... Read More