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Lean In, Stereotypes, Coca Cola’s AHH campaign & Presentations that BORE

Lean In, Stereotypes, Coca Cola’s AHH campaign & Presentations that BORE

29Apr
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This show was so amazing I upped it to 60 minutes! Meet my co-host Anil Dilawri, Managing Director of Save it Like Sully!  His company makes leaders remarkable presenters, not just memorable folks, I said REMARKABLE! I got pretty passionate about Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In today.  My opinion...

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AVV Biz Talk Radio – Show #1

20Feb
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Mentor Mondays is RETIRING!  Yes, it’s time to do something a little more interactive and sassy!  Join me every Friday at 1:00 PM EST and here for the archived versions of the show! Welcome to AVV Biz Talk Radio Show #1!  I’m a CEO, Positive Instigator, Speaker, Author and Maven.  Each...

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I Dare You Not to be a DOORMAT

06Jan
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There are always times when boundaries are pushed and challenged.  Have you ever felt:       What you thought you were getting into suddenly turns into something very different.       Something just doesn’t feel the way it should, could or did.       You feel pushed, possibly into a corner...

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Crowdsourcing, Community & Heavy Metal?

12Nov
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Whoever would have thought one could garner some business advice from a heavy metal music documentary.  Yes you heard correctly!  I was watching Metal A Headbangers Journey the other week and observed some brilliant approaches to branding, building your customer base and community, crowd sourcing,...

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You Deserve to Be HERE!

01Oct
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I attended an amazing webinar not to long ago with an inspiring business woman by the name of Barbara Corcoran.  You may know her from the Shark Tank but she has been in business for a very long time and is a women who’s way of doing business inspires me. I have always had a tremendous amount...

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F Words YOU Should Use in Business

30Jul
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There are some really good EFF words out there around and they aren’t always profane.  Here are some EFF words that can ignite, drive and inhibit your success as well as some guidance on identifying types of influences and leveraging the positive ones!  The key is to focus, channel the influences...

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I’m Coming OUT!

23Jul
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I’m coming out.   Ok not like Anderson Cooper or George Takei….but I’m coming out.  TODAY! I am fiercely, and I mean FIERCELY protective of my personal life.  Before I even began on a very public business journey, my decision was to keep my personal life private. Your past is like your ass,...

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Embracing Your Flow

15Jul
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Sometimes…you need to unwind…but sometimes when you try to unwind the mind does everything but stay still.  I took a little break from Mentor Mondays in anticipation of a holiday, upcoming launches of a new venture (www.bizandwellness.com) and new program (www.321launchbootcamp.com), a book proposal,...

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Inspiration & the Power of the Crowd

03Jun
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There are some weeks that fly by due to business crazyness, some that crawl by and you just can’t wait for them to end and the weekend begin….then there are weeks like last week that make you sit up and take notice of amazing people doing some pretty amazing things. Last week I had the pleasure of...

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Bartering for Business

28May
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It starts with Best Intentions Win / Win Objectives Friendships Partnerships but can end in dissatisfaction lack of commitment poor follow through broken relationships and some really pissed off business people. As entrepreneurs, one of the ways that we can get things done without cost is through the exchange...

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