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5 Common Mistakes in Managing Your Team

5 Common Mistakes in Managing Your Team
By Christina Suter on Aug 11, 2018 at 07:00 AM in Business Issues

What are the mistakes you make out of kindness?

As a small business owner with a heart, it's easy to be led by your emotions. Conscious-minded business owners want to be thoughtful and look out for everyone, but sometimes we do so to the detriment of our business and team.

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Radio: 5 Common Mistakes in Managing Your Team

Radio: 5 Common Mistakes in Managing Your Team
By Christina Suter on Aug 09, 2018 at 02:25 AM in Business Issues

To run your business well you must be aware of the things you're doing right and the mistakes you're making. Your business is only as strong as the team running it. Today I'll be discussing five common mistakes business owners make when managing their team.

Tune in today, Thursday, August 9, 2018, at 8am and 2pm PT on www.awoptalk247.com to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio Show.

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Be An Expert In Your Field

Be An Expert In Your Field
By Christina Suter on Aug 04, 2018 at 12:00 AM in Business Issues

I am passionate about making other people's lives better and I do that by running my business, which is helping others manage their small business. I want to speak to you, the small business owner and encourage you to be an expert in your field because when people view you as an expert, you are granted permission to change their lives and help them move forward in the world.

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Radio: Be An Expert In Your Field

Radio: Be An Expert In Your Field
By Christina Suter on Aug 02, 2018 at 05:00 AM in Business Issues

If you run your own business, you're an expert or you're becoming one. You have a level of expertise in what you do and you have information at the ready. Being seen as an expert in your field give you the permission to help people move forward in their lives.

Tune in today, Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 8am and 2pm PT on www.awoptalk247.com to listen to the Ask Christina First radio show for more about being an expert in your field.

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Interviewing Fannie Mae's Senior VP Doug Duncan

Interviewing Fannie Mae's Senior VP Doug Duncan
By Christina Suter on Jul 28, 2018 at 05:00 AM in Real Estate Issues

Douglas G. Duncan is the Senior Vice President of the Federal National Mortgage Association, known as Fannie Mae, and he is a Chief Economist. Doug is responsible for providing all forecasts and analyses on the economy, housing, and mortgage markets for Fannie Mae. Duncan also oversees corporate strategy and is responsible for strategic research regarding external factors and their potential impact on the company and the housing industry. He serves as the Chair of the Fannie Mae Corporate House Price Forecast Committee.

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Radio Reair: Interviewing Doug Duncan, Sr. VP of Fannie Mae

Radio Reair: Interviewing Doug Duncan, Sr. VP of Fannie Mae
By Christina Suter on Jul 26, 2018 at 03:00 AM in Real Estate Issues

This week on the Ask Christina First Radio Show we will be re-airing my interview with the Senior Vice President of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) Doug Duncan. Doug and I spoke in 2016 and his insight and wisdom remain applicable today.

Tune in today, Thursday, July 26, 2018, at 8am and 2pm PT to listen to my interview with Doug on www.awoptalk247.com

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Employee Management is You

Employee Management is You
By Christina Suter on Jul 21, 2018 at 08:00 AM in Business Issues

As a small business owner, how do you hold your employees accountable? Your style of leadership and management heavily impacts the culture and success of your company. From how you say hello to your team in the morning to how and if you say thank you when their workday or project is complete is your business' culture.

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Radio: Employee Management is You

Radio: Employee Management is You
By Christina Suter on Jul 19, 2018 at 03:00 AM in Business Issues

How do you hold your employees accountable? Your style of leadership and management is vital to the culture and success of your company. Delegating projects and trusting your employees to deliver is how you will enjoy greater abundance and peace in your life and business. This week I'll be talking about employee management and interacting with your team.

Tune in today, Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 8am and 2pm PT to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio show on www.awoptalk247.com.

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Differentiate Your Product

Differentiate Your Product
By Christina Suter on Jul 07, 2018 at 07:00 AM in Business Issues

What do you bring to your company that sets your product (or service) apart from a similar company?

For years Coke and Pepsi have lead the market in the soda industry. Both have sold the exact product for years and aside from changing their bottles, logo, and typeface every few years, not much has changed. In fact, although there are people who only drink one or the other, they both sell dark cola sodas. But, they each have a market because they have differentiated themselves from each other.

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Radio: How to Differentiate Your Product

Radio: How to Differentiate Your Product
By Christina Suter on Jul 05, 2018 at 06:00 AM in Business Issues

Whether you're a plumber who only works on Victorian-style homes, or you're a babysitter who only works as a night-nanny, when you are your product you must identify and market your niche and remember you are your business. This week I'll be discussing ways to differentiate your product.

Tune in today, Thursday, July 5, 2018, at 8am and 2pm PST on www.awoptalk247.com to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio Show.

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