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Author: Frank Abbruzzese

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Ever notice most people who are motivated have lots of energy, are focused and accomplish great things on a consistent basis. They move with a sense of purpose and with determination they are on a mission. You can feel their energy when they walk into the room. People gravitate towards them and engage in discussions or simply listen to what they are saying. Why are these people motivated? One of my life long motivators has been the fear of failure. Yes we...

Wishing everyone a very Happy Canada Day! Spending the day with the Family at home as AlphaKOR is closed, except for the after-hours support team. AlphaKOR never stops servicing our clients. The goal is to have an "unplugged" day with the Family to spend quality time together instead of being distracted by our smart phones and tablets. This will be a tough task for all of us to embrace - already felt the resistance yesterday. It is a time to relax as a...

What qualities do successful teams have? These are 5 qualities The AlphaKORians' demonstrate every day. Collaboration Working together on projects, whether they are client-driven or company-driven, the Team seeks input and expertise from each other as required to complete tasks. Words such as "I" and "Me" are not part of the AlphaKOR vocabulary and truly reflects the definition of Collaboration, which is "We". Diverse Skill set and Personalities If everyone on the team had the same skill set and the same personality, it would be difficult...

Over the years, we have been asked "What does AlphaKOR mean?" The answer is the AlphaKORians:   An Unparalleled Team! The AlphaKORians are dedicated. They are committed in relentlessly providing excellent service consistently. They have integrity. We cannot thank them enough! As we celebrate our new campus on June 18th with an Open House, we are grateful to all our supporters who have been loyal along the way. To achieve this success, there is a Team who must take responsibility by executing each and...

How much attention do you give to details? Some feel details are not important and they may be right some of the time. Most of the time it's the little details that make the difference. Listening attentively to details being shared and remembering them for later will set you ahead of the pack. It's the challenge of remembering every detail when you bump into someone. Watch their face light up when you mention something from the past and share the moment with...

What are your Do's and Don'ts of networking? Eating:  Do not go to a networking event on an empty stomach and do have an occasional beverage, little or no food. When hosting a business event, remember do not drink any alcohol. Your non-drinking guests will appreciate it. Baby-sitting: Do not stick with your friends, co-workers or close associates. Networking is a time to meet new people. Do sit at different tables with all new people. You can compare notes afterwards with your...

Effective leaders know how to set good examples to lead their team. What are you doing to lead by example? Leaders strive to be consistent with the kind of behaviour expected. Set the bar high enough to challenge everyone yet not too high to discourage some of the members. Focusing on the important tasks first and completing them before moving on to the next important task helps with the team understanding how to prioritize. Many teams have "busy" people focusing on tasks not...

All of us eBlast our audience from time to time. Here are 3 tips to help achieve better results. The Subject Line First impressions are everything. The subject line is your opportunity to make this first impression. Your audience reads it and decides if they will open your message or delete it. Make your subject line short, clear message about the topic. Remember to make it interesting and to show value to the recipient. Personalize Your Message Dear Sir/Madame is not personal. Yes you can...

After several months of planning, strategizing, renovating and logistics we have moved into our new location at 7800 Twin Oaks! The incredible AlphaKORians stepped up to make the move a very smooth transition. It is amazing to see how much "stuff" we accumulated in just six years at Mercer. Coordinating all the third party companies can be a daunting task. Thankfully most of it went extremely well and of course one would expect some bumps along the way. These were communicated and...

Making commitments and fulfilling these commitments takes discipline. Whether you make promises in your professional career or in your personal life, the ones you keep or the ones you break are a reflection of who you are. Sure we get over zealous from time to time and start saying a lot more than we can deliver. When this happens, it is okay to admit you are not able to commit. Most people understand most of the time and appreciate your honesty. Time...