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Author: Frank Abbruzzese

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How do you manage your time to be more effective? We have habits that fit our style.  Some are good, while others are not so good. How do you change and adapt to be more effective with your time? First thing every morning it has become an embedded routine to review the long lists of tasks while creating a new to do list by prioritizing the most important task first. Having the discipline to complete task one and then move onto task...

So many tasks, requests and distractions are thrown our way constantly. As communication tools keep moving forward, it seems the business pace and number of things to do are increasing exponentially!  Everyone expects you to be available all the time. Have you defined what exactly is the right stuff to focus on? Go back to your core values, vision/mission statements and determine if your priority list supports what your business/team has set out to accomplish. Remember "delegating" and saying "no"?  Working on implementing...

Networking Attend networking events on a regular basis and join a couple of business associations. There are many good events every week to choose from in our Region. Make a habit of arriving early, go up and meet two new people, ask for their story, listen, tell your story and exchange business cards. Follow-up by connecting on LinkedIn and sending an e-mail or making a phone call to continue the conversation. Volunteering Volunteer your time with organizations supporting what you stand for. These kinds...

Reading Michael Nichols' recent blog inspired this week's topic. These are four powerful words that will make your team think you are awesome:  Trust, Serve, Care and Encourage.   Trust You either trust or you do not trust a team member. If you start with trust first, the relationship will be stronger and will develop in a good way. Only when you have to question your trust, seek knowledge first before acting to ensure your instinct is correct. Overall most people can be trusted.  They...

How are you enjoying your Journey? On the personal side:  Enjoying time with the Family and watching Haley and Sydney grow into young adults.  Carmela has been beside me, supporting me and even working together for the last several years.  We do our best to balance our personal time and turn off the business side at home. We enjoy the time with extended family and friends as we get together and enjoy everyone' company.  Volunteering in leisure activities such as managing Syd'...

How do you maintain your business relationships? Communication seems to always be the key to successful relationships. How often do you communicate to ensure it is often enough and not too often? Understanding each relationship and treating everyone as individuals instead of grouping them helps balance right amount of communication. Each of us have a threshold of how often we want to be contacted and when you understand this you will see positive results. What about the little things? Most relationships are challenged due...

Prioritizing Tasks Always a challenge due to the fact every task usually feels like a top priority. Follow a simple rule:  FIFO which means First In, First Out. With the exception of adding a certain new task you feel is a higher priority, add it as the next task or near the top of the list. Make this the exception to the FIFO rule. If you fall into the trap of LIFO (Last In, First Out) each task goes to the...

It is a very exciting day at AlphaKOR:  20 years ago on February 25th 1995, AlphaKOR started servicing its' clients. Hats off to the Partners:  Ali Jaber, Mazen Jaber and Shawn O'Rourke who do so much behind the scenes and together we have built a very dynamic Team. It's fun and exciting to go out and be the face and voice of AlphaKOR. The Partners: Thanks to the AlphaKORians for all their dedication and commitment. This Team works endlessly all hours of the...

This week we welcome Guest Blogger Theresa Reaume, co-owner of Successful Image Client Relations Management. If you love what you do be passionate about what you do. If you love what you do, you will prosper and you are never going to love everything about what you do every minute of every day. You need to understand becoming proficient in all aspects of your business will add value and open up new opportunities. Be open to opportunities when they arise. Spend...

Which instinctive habits do you have? Communicate Effectively This is the #1 instinctive habit seen in remarkable leaders. Clear communication results in everyone understanding the leader. Each person on the team knows their expectations at all times. Make the Decision Decisions are made. Process the information at hand, weigh the results both positive and negative and then make the decision.  The important point to note here is to make the decision. Sometimes the decision is to defer or to not make the decision. Praise and...