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Go Far Go Fast Academy Dan Paulson

Success is More Than Sales

Over the past 30 years of being in leadership roles and eventually running my own consulting firm, I can tell you there aren’t too many business owners who don’t want to increase their sales. Sales, after all, are the lifeblood of any successful venture. Theoretically, the more sales you have the more profits you make…
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Change Waits For No One

At the time of this writing I am sitting in a coffee shop far from home.  I am not here because of a business meeting or speaking engagement.  Instead an unplanned event brought me to Denver, Colorado, to celebrate the life of my Uncle who recently passed.  For the first time in many weeks I…
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Getting Balance When None Exists

The only way to achieve balance is to realize you will never have it.

Pitch your way out of a slump

How to Pitch Your Way Out of a Summer Sales Slump

By Pit Crew member, Laura Allenpreviously published in 2017 Are you feeling stuck in a summer sales slump? You are not alone. Most industries feel it. You don’t need to resign yourself to the dog days of summer being so slow – You can pitch your way out of that slump! Here’s how: 1. Embrace…
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The C8 Corvette - Credit: Chevrolet

What are You Willing to Do to Grow?

Ever since I was a little kid I’ve been into cars. As I’ve gotten older not much has changed. One particular model has always had a soft spot in my heart. The Chevrolet Corvette. I remember seeing pictures of them in my dad’s car magazines. Heck even the astronauts from the Apollo moon missions drove…
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What is Your Moonshot?

Credit: NASA Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the first time we sent a man to the moon.  Coincidentally it is also the same day I was born.  My running joke is I was so special they sent astronauts to another celestial body to celebrate.  This event has always held a special place in my…
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How to Avoid the 3 Deadly Sins of Selling

Marketing is not sales…repeat after me, marketing is not sales. Like that old refrain…you can’t one without the other.

Successful Social Media

Sometimes it seems as if success on social media is like a unicorn, often dreamed of yet rarely seen. It is possible to be successful on and with social media for your business, honest!

Sometimes You Need to Go Slow to Go Fast

Building a company that can withstand rapid growth requires more than the ability to move quickly.

What’s a Fractional CFO and Who Needs One?

by Richard Veltre Although “fractional CFO” sounds like complicated math, it’s really a simple concept – take a full-time CFO and ask him or her to work for your company for less than full time (so, a ‘fraction’ of his or her time). Some of you will ask, “OK, so what is a CFO?”  CFO stands…
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There is No Reward for Hard Work

For generations we have been sold a lie that with hard work and determination you will be successful. The reality is hard work does little to guarantee any success you may have. I grew up on a dairy farm so I was no stranger to physical labor. My parents instilled early on that working hard…
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