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By May 22, 2014

What the Blazers taught me about business

Chances are, if you live in Portland, have friends in Portland, or pay the slightest attention to professional basketball, you know that this year – for the first time in over a decade – the Portland Trail Blazers actually mattered. The Blazers started the season in good standing, but few expected them to go far. […]

By May 6, 2014

Get the Secret Sauce to Help Your B2B Company Generate More Leads

Every B2B organization needs new customers. And this means leads – a lot of them. Without an ongoing stream of leads, your business starts gasping for air. And as a leader of your company, you probably start to lose some sleep worrying about cash flow and making payroll. We don’t want this to happen to […]

By April 10, 2014

Craft a company vision to achieve your business goals

A vision keeps you focused. I love running. It occupies my thoughts throughout every day. I spend more time than I care to admit researching and building training regimes. Like most runners, I am passionately opinionated about running gear. Just talking about running sends me into state of euphoria. I even have 26.2 (the length […]

By February 20, 2014

Thinking Big with Jill Nelson, Founder and CEO of Ruby Receptionists

This month we’re launching another installment of our Accelerator Interview series, “Thinking Big” – our way of sharing insights from successful entrepreneurs, business leaders, and CEOs within the Kinesis community! You may remember the first installment from last August, when my business partner, Shawn Busse, interviewed Business Turnaround Specialist, Howard Mann. I’m thrilled to share today’s […]

By February 6, 2014

10 Secrets to Being a Happy Entrepreneur

Note: This post first appeared at Business2Community Make the choice to be happy Being a business owner is an incredible journey. It is thrilling to build a company, shape the future, fuel economic growth, sell your offerings to thrilled customers, and create a team of remarkable people. It can also be demanding, overwhelming, frustrating, and very […]

By January 16, 2014

7 essential ingredients to create a remarkable selling system

When I start working with a client, I look for the shortest path to the biggest impact. One of the first areas I review is their sales process and lead conversion. A systematic approach to selling A common area of weakness with many companies is the absence of a systematic approach to selling. Most businesses […]

By January 2, 2014

The One Change CEOs Can Make to Transform Your Business in 2014

Make the highest and best use of your time by shedding the myriad of daily duties that distract you from your real work as CEO.

By December 30, 2013

15 Blog Posts from 2013 That Will Change the Way You Run Your Company

Here at Kinesis, we’re starting a new tradition to close out the year! We’ve put our collective brains together, and identified some smashing content from our blog and across the interwebs from the year… It’s the year in review! Check out the list below, where we’ve compiled the best content from the Kinesis blog, as […]

By December 18, 2013

How CEOs, Owners, and Executives can Develop a Personal Brand: Part 2

In Part I of this series, we discussed how personal branding can help build your company. The truth is, personal brands of you, your leadership, and even your team, communicate essential information about your business to prospects, referrers, investors, potential candidates, and your staff. It’s essential for your leaders to establish a positive, knowledgeable personal […]

By December 11, 2013

How CEOs, Owners, and Executives can Develop a Personal Brand: Part 1

“Your personal brand is a promise to your clients… a promise of quality, consistency, competency, and reliability.” — Author Jason Hartman, Become The Brand of Choice In Part I of this two-part blog series you’ll learn what a personal brand is, why it’s important, and the ways that you can leverage it to build your […]