Life Crisis

In 2014/2015 a life crisis hit. The patent landscape was beginning to change based on significant legal and regulatory shifts. The outcome was that patents became difficult to enforce against infringers. Companies could suddenly infringe upon competitors’ patents with less risk, and that naturally reduced the overall value of …

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Why Should You Linkedin?

There are over 500 million people on LinkedIn. Its a huge channel, larger than any television network you could reach. And someone new joins every two seconds. Executives from every company are on there, so these are legit, high-net worth contacts with high executive experience. Members conduct over 2 billion …

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Listen,Don't Talk

When you listen you pick up valuable clues. When you talk you tip your hand. Encourage the seller to explain his situation. Ask questions. Draw your opponent out. You will not only receive information useful in negotiating a better deal, but helpful in developing a relationship. Surgery to repair, strengthen …

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Assignment

This Agreement shall not be assigned by either party hereto, provided that the Designer shall have the right to assign monies due to the Designer hereunder. By not allowing the assignment of a contract, both parties remain more certain with whom they are dealing. Of course, a company may be …

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Dealing With Failure

No matter how prepared you are and how many precautions you take, there are going to be times where things don’t happen as you plan. A deal might fall through, an idea might flop, or an especially difficult to manage catastrophe might strike. The truth of the matter is …

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Time Management

Time management is the process of planning and exercising conscious control of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity. It refers to the way that you organize and plan how long you spend on specific activities. Time management is important for busy companies so they …

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Developing an Emotional Tone

Always create an emotional tone Stories are emotional. Imagine a bunch of our early ancestors sitting around a fire. One man is telling a story of hunting in the wild, seeing lions, and running from monsters. Everybody would be glued to their seats. Or, more likely, a rock. That’s …

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