July 18, 2024

Posts Tagged ‘Business’

Google Reviews

Ten Reasons Your Google Reviews Are Not Being Displayed

Support with Google Reviews

Google Reviews Don't Display

Over the past few months I have received many inquiries from clients about the Google Review situation. People have asked about best practice when it comes to gaining reviews. However, a significant percentage of the inquires also are related to people claiming to have received reviews and their Google reviews don’t display in the Google Knowledge Graph area.

I have looked at this closely over the past couple of months. Here are my conclusions as to reviews may not be displayed in the Google Knowledge Graph area on the right of the search results.

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Project Management Success

Communicating Using Questions and Project Management

Five Important Questions

Project Management - Questions Lead To Success

You are staring a new project and you are part of a team or even the team leader. To form a team is often a good idea as we can all get more done by working as part of a team. However, there are initial communication issues that every new team has. Here are some questions to keep in mind to make sure communication remains clear and productive.

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The Expansion of the Internet

The Expansion of the Internet

It is already huge and getting bigger all the time.

The Internet is a big place and it is getting bigger – an expanding universe of content. It is vast and has tools, information and entertainment for any taste or fancy. The Internet also allows us to connect and engage with others in our various communities. For example, let’s say we are very fond of donuts and want to connect with other dedicated fans of donuts.

The Internet offers the following ways to connect (just to name a few):

  • Your Blog: I am a (self-proclaimed) authority on donuts
  • Twitter: I’m eating a #donut
  • Facebook: I like donuts
  • Flicker: Over 1 billion photos of donuts
  • Foursquare: This is where I eat donuts
  • YouTube: Here is my cat eating a donut
  • LinkedIn: I am good a eating donuts
  • Pinterest: Here is a recipe for my favorite donut
  • G+: I work for Google and eat donuts

OK – a bit of humor but let’s now look at two significant factors that are going to make the Internet even more valuable and more sweeping.

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Do Your Job

New England Patriots - Do Your Job -  Business LessonDo Your Job!

It’s The Patriots’ Way


On February 1st Pete Carroll did his job for the Patriots. He did his job 15 years later than planned but he finally delivered a Lombardi Trophy to the Patriots. All is well and good in New England.


One of the statements that the New England Patriots use is “Do Your Job”. Football can be a great deal like business. We all have to do our jobs. However, to simply state “Do your Job” is not enough information. What does it mean to “do your job”.


We can all learn from the New England Patriots when it comes to this statement. Let’s examine this simple statement in more detail.

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Shakespeare & Management

Shakespeare - Management and LeadershipManagement and Leadership


Lessons from Shakespeare


A business manager would do well to read or reread Shakespeare. Many of us were forced to read Shakespeare when we were young. To read Shakespeare today with the extra wisdom you now have as a mature and seasoned business manager will add value in multiple areas. To pick up these classics again with a new eye of examination will be a worthy and fruitful effort.


As managers, what can we learn?

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