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Success.com:

Why Networking Is Not Overrated

Networking is not overrated. When done right, it can be the most effective and important tool in achieving success. Particularly for women, for whom doing a good job is often not enough.

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Inc.com:

Can Superstitions Diminish Stress to Maximize Performance?

Success is guided by both controllable and uncontrollable forces. Here’s how rituals, routines and superstitions work in your favor.

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CEO Chat:

CEO Chat: How Publishing a Book Can Help You Become an Expert & Increase Your Authority

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The Sales Evangelist:

The Sales Evangelist: The Seven Pillars of Authority Marketing

How do you want to be seen by prospects – a salesman or a Forbes 500 businessman? Speeding up the sales process is critical in any business and if you want to do just that, you have to learn how to present yourself to prospects as a trusted expert, not just a commodity.

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Marketing Speak:

The 7 Pillars of Authority Marketing: Adam Witty

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The State:

Apathy Will Cost You When The Hurricane Hits

The heartbreaking and frightening images from Hurricane Harvey ought to be a wake-up call, because this is not a once-in-a-lifetime event.

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Entrepreneurs' Organization:

6 Pillars of Authority Marketing

I keep a Post-It on my wall with a quote from a professor at my alma mater, Harvard Business School: “Strategy is about setting yourself apart from the competition. It’s not a matter of being better at what you do―it’s a matter of being different at what you do.”

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Smart Hustle Magazine:

Stand Out From The Competition

If I hadn’t made one massive mistake when I owned my own company, I’d probably still be doing it. In fact, I’d like to think I’d be doing really well at it. But I fell into the same trap that so many other startup entrepreneurs stumble into – I tried to be like everyone else.

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Businessing Magazine:

Find Your Hero for Success

Having these leadership icons greet me each morning motivates me to work harder and smarter and gives me the incentive and the focus I need as both an entrepreneur building a company and an employer leading a team.

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Click Funnels:

How To Manufacture ‘Authority’

Adam Witty the founder and CEO of Advantage Media Group and ForbesBooks.com has become an authority on helping others ‘manufacture their own authority’. He reveals how to ‘talk your book’ and why anthology books never create real authority. What does it take to become an authority that others trust and will buy from.

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The State:

Why Women Make Better Entrepreneurs Than Men

I’m all for a healthy ego. It’s a vital part of the entrepreneurial spirit. But at some point, ego became a hindrance. It became “me” before their companies.

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Financial Planning Association: Practice Management Blog:

3 Levels of Trust and Why They Matter

When it comes to trust there are three levels and advisers should know each one in order to be more trustworthy in the eyes of your clients.

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Inc. Magazine 5000 List :

Advantage Media Group Named to Inc. Magazine 5000 List for Fifth Time Joining Inc. Honor Roll

CHARLESTON, S.C. (August 21, 2017) – Advantage Media Group|ForbesBooks was named to the 2017 Inc. Magazine 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America for the fifth time, joining an exclusive group of America’s most successful businesses.  Inc. Magazine, one of the top business magazines in the world, is celebrating its tenth year of acknowledging the country’s best and brightest businesses. … Continue reading Advantage Media Group Named to Inc. Magazine 5000 List for Fifth Time Joining Inc. Honor Roll

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Global Crowdfunding Convention:

Global Crowdfunding Convention’s Newest Sponsor

We’re excited to announce our sponsorship with the Global Crowdfunding Convention held on October 23 and 24 in Las Vegas, Nevada! Read more about the event and register to attend.

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MarketWatch:

How advisers can fight the ‘crisis of trust’ in financial services

For financial advisers, trust is a critical strategic asset.

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Forbes:

Conduct Your Own Leadership Audit By Focusing On These 5 Areas

You can’t have a strong business or a strong team without strong people. People are what make businesses run.

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The Chaoscast Podcast with Jeff Boss:

Interview with Adam Witty, Founder and CEO of Advantage Media Group on Being a Growth CEO

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, an aspiring entrepreneur, a business or organizational leader, the insights and lessons that Adam shares are universal and incredibly valuable.

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Entrepreneur Magazine:

How Every Entrepreneur Has Seemingly “Written” A Book

Welcome to the (booming, misunderstood, game-changing, potentially manipulative) business of business books

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Entrepreneur Magazine:

What is ‘Authority Marketing’ and How Do You Achieve It?

Here are what this contributor calls the “seven pillars” of making yourself a known entity in your industry.

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Entrepreneur Magazine:

5 Ingredients for a Successful Work Environment

Happy employees take care of their customers. And happy customers who are well taken care of refer new clients. Think about it.

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Mok NewsHerald
News-Herald:

Area doctor to launch book on women’s health during menopause

For decades, doctors have assumed that symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, sweating and reduced sex drive, are caused by a reduction in the amount of estrogen that the body is producing.

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Mok TheSource
The Source:

Shelby Township doctor hosts launch of book, ‘Testosterone: Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman’

Dr. Charles Mok, a former emergency room physician certified in anti-aging medicine, will host a launch party for his new book, “Testosterone: Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman,” at 6 p.m. March 2 at Allure Medical Spa in Shelby Township.

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Mok Macomb
Macomb Daily News:

Shelby doc hosts launch party for new book, ‘Testosterone: Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman’

Dr. Charles Mok, a former emergency room physician certified in anti-aging medicine will host a launch party for his new book, “Testosterone: Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman,” at 6 p.m. March 2 at Allure Medical Spa in Shelby Township.

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Crain’s Detroit Business:

Allure Medical Spa

Allure Medical Spa provides vein therapy, cosmetic surgery and cosmetic enhancement services, The company also produces a line of skincare products.

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Mok ABC
ABC:

New book aims to revolutionize the health of women during menopause

For decades, doctors have assumed that symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, sweating and reduced sex drive, are caused by a reduction in the amount of estrogen that the body is producing.

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Vallorani EntrepreneurWay
The Entrepreneur Way:

Do What You Love to Do with Brandon Vallorani Founder and Owner of Vallorani Estates

Brandon Vallorani is a practiced entrepreneur and accomplished CEO. He founded a five-time Inc. 5000 media conglomerate, and now has shifted his focus to Vallorani Estates…

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Thompson Coaching Tip
Coaching Tip:

Lead True

On a daily basis, leaders face challenges both large and small and they must decide if they will follow their ego-centered inclinations or lead for the good of everyone?

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Thompson CLO
Chief Learning Officer:

Holding People Accountable is Backward Thinking

If leaders keep development and evaluation completely separate, they eliminate scores of opportunities for clarity, candor and course correction.

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Forbes:

New Book Illustrates How To Employ Values-Based Leadership And Compete In Complex Systems

Jeff Thompson, MD, author and CEO emeritus at Gundersen Health System, today announced the publication of Lead True: Live Your Values, Build Your People, Inspire Your Community.

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Faiola Fast Company
Fast Company:

Tired Of People Asking To Pick Your Brain? Here’s Your Answer

Before you just say “no” to brain-picking, try one of these smart ways to respond without alienating anyone.

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Faiola Biz Insider
Business Insider:

This woman went from working in a prison to building a soap empire

Anne-Marie Faiola had spent a year as a corrections officer when she decided that working in a prison — and witnessing the constant cycle of crime, neglect, and abuse — was not for her…

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Faiola INC
Inc.:

Never Giving Up on Her Soapsuds

When she wasn’t satisfied with her career choice, Anne-Marie Faiola decided to make a business out of what she knew how to do best: Make soap.

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The State:

S.C. Catching on to New Health-Care Model

Imagine that. Being paid for the quality of your work. The health-care industry is now catching on to this concept as well.

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Vallorani BizRadioX
Business Radio X:

Cory Hewett and Evan Jarecki with Gimme Vending, Rodney Koop with The New Flat Rate and Brandon Vallorani with Vallorani Estates

While he isn’t your typical techie startup founder, Cory Hewett always had a vision, drive, and an ability to think outside the box.  His 10+ years of vending experience began back in high school after his parents told him if he wanted to drive, he’d have to buy his first car.

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Yahoo! Finance:

New Book By Leading Tax Arbitrage Expert Shares Secrets of Financial Planning for Retirement

Matt Zagula, a leading expert in tax and actuarial arbitrage, today announced the publication of SMART Retirement: Discover The Strategic Movement Around Retirement Taxation™.

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ForbesBooks

Forbes and Advantage Media Group Partner to Launch ForbesBooks

First-ever Forbes Book Publishing Imprint to Provide Top Business Leaders a Multi-Platform Publishing Solution with Innovative Speed-To-Market Model NEW YORK (November 28, 2016) –Advantage Media Group (Advantage) and Forbes announced today the launch of ForbesBooks, the first book-publishing imprint for the global media company. “We see adding a book imprint to our business as a … Continue reading Forbes and Advantage Media Group Partner to Launch ForbesBooks


Nelson EO
EO Octane Blog:

What is a Qualified Entrepreneur – and How to Know If You Are One

Jim Collins. When we hear his name we show our respect. He has written many best-selling and influential business books including Built to Last, Good to Great and Great by Choice. I love Jim’s books. I also have embraced his plea for those who truly want to succeed: Confront the brutal facts!

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Vallorani SmartBusiness
Smart Business:

The do’s and don’ts of hiring family

I cherish family. My parents taught me to value and nurture relationships with my siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents. Growing up, my second cousin was my best friend. My aunt and I spent a lot of time together. My brother was best man in my wedding. In this transient and digital world in which … Continue reading The do’s and don’ts of hiring family

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Nelson Success
Success:

5 Slip-Ups That Can Roadblock Your New Business

Are you an entrepreneur? Don’t make these mistakes—if you want to be successful. Half of new U.S. companies fail in their first five years, according to Gallup. Expand the timeframe out to 10 years and the failure rate reaches 70 percent. Anyone can declare themselves an entrepreneur. No qualifications are required.

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