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From the President’s Desk

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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...

Most companies will let you know they have an excellent customer service strategy. They talk about being the best at it.  This is one of those areas of a business that can be very biased and it is difficult to measure exactly where your business stands. Qualifying each and every opportunity, from the first inquiry to the long-term client, ensuring you fully understand the scope of the request is one of the keys.   When you understand, you have a better chance...

How do you manage your time to be more effective? We have our habits that fit our style and 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 is a review of the task list and create a new one starting with the most important task first. Having the discipline to complete task one and then move onto task two and so forth down the...

Being vulnerable makes you a better leader.  "People prefer their leaders with an appropriate balance of confidence and humility. Yet, one of the greatest challenges many leaders struggle with is embracing (and revealing) their own vulnerabilities." Why do many feel they have to be perfect and never make any mistakes? There is a significant difference between striving for perfection and appearing to be perfect. Many cannot tell the difference and struggle with people like us. Yes we strive for perfection while at...

There are many ways you can appreciate your employees and I would like to share three of them with you. Say Thank You More Often This may seem obvious and yet many employees have shared with their employers and others they wished their employers would thank them more. As employers we can argue the employees get paid for doing their job. Saying a genuine thank you and recognizing an employee for doing their job shows your appreciation as an employer. I have always felt...