Month: September 2014

But Are You Making Any Money? Stop Being Busy and Start Creating Cash

Marley Majcher-But Are You Making Any Money?

Marley Majcher-But Are You Making Any Money? Stop Being Busy and Start Creating Cash This on demand audio series is a part of the Executive Girlfriends Group Vignette Series. Chicke Fitzgerald interviews Marley Majcher. The original live interview was 9/26/14. Marley Majcher is the CEO of The Party Goddess!, a nationally acclaimed full-service event planning […]

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Jan Yager Ph.D.

Jan Yager Ph.D.- Friendship, Thoughts, Famous Quotes and a Journal

Jan Yager Ph.D.- Friendship, Thoughts, Famous Quotes and a Journal & Put Time on Your Side This on demand audio series is a part of the Executive Girlfriends Group Vignette Series. Chicke Fitzgerald interviews Jan Yager. The original live interview was 10/24/14. FRIENDSHIP THOUGHTS, FAMOUS QUOTES, AND A JOURNAL is a unique 176-page friendship journal […]

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Success Soup – R is for Rainmaker

According to Wikipedia, a rainmaker is a person who brings in new business and wins new accounts almost by magic, since it is often not readily apparent how this new business activity is caused.  Sales is not a term in their vernacular.  Business development and leveraging long term relationships is where it is at. Rainmaking means making a big […]

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Success soup – Q is for Quality

I got ahead of myself and published S before Q and R.  Actually it was just a placeholder, so now I have three blogs to write today to catch up.  I’d better get busy! Today I want to begin with this cartoon from Tom Fishburne about Quality. The QC person in the cartoon has come […]

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Success Soup – S is for Significance

I am passionate about measuring what is important and what is significant. My problem comes when there is such an acute focus on statistics that we are paralyzed and cannot move forward without proper validation. This Gaping Void cartoon has my favorite lime green character delivering a “big” message.  We don’t know the topic, but […]

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For my international readers – I have added Google Translate

While I know that the translation is not perfect, hopefully it will provide greater insights for you. Thanks again for your loyalty in reading the Solutionz Think Tank blog.

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Success Soup – P is for Profits (of course)

This one was so obvious an ingredient to success soup that I should have done this blog before I started on the letter A.   But here we are, more than halfway through the alphabet and we have reached the one that matters most. Yes I am a capitalist, but for me, money is a […]

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Holly Green

Holly Green- Using Your Brain to Win in today’s hyper-paced world

Holly Green- Using Your Brain to Win in today’s hyper-paced world This on demand audio series is a part of the Executive Girlfriends Group Vignette Series. Chicke Fitzgerald interviews Holly Green. The original live interview was 9/19/14. The human brain is an amazing tool. Yet, many of its ways of working do not serve business […]

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Travel industry Distribution is like Sport Shoe Sales – or rather it should be.

What if Sports Authority only had one door into its sports shoe department and it was marked “professional athletes only”? That would make no sense whatsoever.  Right? What about the moms that buy sports shoes and the kids that wear them and the amateur athletes, oh and the dads. Sports Authority knows that they need […]

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SAP Acquisition of Concur for $8.3b

OK, that is BILLION with a B.   If you would like to read the full story about this acquisition, you can click HERE.  “The acquisition of Concur is consistent with our relentless focus on the business network,” SAP CEO Bill McDermott said in a statement. “We are making a bold move to innovate the future […]

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