Amy Larrimore | BizWit Blog
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Having Cutting Edge Technology Will Ruin Your Business

Cutting Edge Technology Will Ruin Your Business I had the pleasure of working with a  company who developed cutting edge technology that will radically change their industry. I counseled them on their sales strategy to increase their close rate and reduce the sales cycle duration. When we mapped their sales pitch, we found that the majority of decision makers and champions in the sales process, while self identified as technical, were really more part of the business process or the information sides of the business. And this is often the…

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5 Steps for Creating a Digital Vision Board

5 Steps for Creating a Digital Vision Board Before you begin the creation of the board, you'll want to do some planning. See 5 Steps to Vision Your Way to Success - Journaling and Vision Boards to understand the steps that will make the building process easy. The steps detailed here are for creating digital vision boards. If you have chosen to create a paper based or offline (in real life) vision board, refer to: 8 Steps to Creating a Vision Board (offline). 1. Select the site to create your vision board or journal. You'll want... Read More

8 Steps for Creating a Vision Board

8 Steps for Creating a Vision Board Before you begin the creation of the board, you’ll want to do some planning. See 5 Steps to Vision Your Way to Success – Journaling and Vision Boards to understand the steps that will make the building process easy. The steps detailed here are for creating vision boards in real life (offline). If you have chosen to create a digital vision board, refer to: 12 Steps to Creating a Vision Board Digitally. 1. Select your vision board base.You may opt for foamboard, a journal, something with dry…

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Lifehacks: Vision Boards and Journals – 5 Steps to Success

5 Steps to Vision Your Way to Success – Journaling and Vision Boards Vision boards and vision journals are often cited as a necessary by those who are successful. With such a low barrier to entry, why not consider doing one for yourself? Effectiveness of the vision board method aligns with the tenants of neuroscience that suggests we need additional reinforcement or repeated exposure to happy concepts in our short term buffer so they can transfer to our long term brain storage. Why? The brain allocates less importance to storing happiness because…

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Stop the Screaming – An Open Letter to City of Philadelphia

Philly, we’re a better city than this. Old City is a fantastic and lively neighborhood that is respectful of differing views (after all, the founding fathers lived here). We rely on each other and city government to make sure we are operating as agreed so that we may all benefit. I trust the city will do whatever is necessary to enforce the law, maintain the peace and preserve our homes, businesses and critical commerce of tourism.

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A 12 Year Old Is Radically Changing Technology and She Needs Your Help

The TechGirlz, an organization dedicated to empowering middle school girls to pursue careers in technology, hosts an annual summer camp where middle school girls plan, build and pitch a technology start-up. They come to a pre-camp session in June, brainstorm ideas for businesses, form teams and begin planning. They arrive at camp on July 8th ready to go. In one week, they create a business plan, perform a SWOT analysis, identify how to generate revenue with it, conduct market research to develop a feature set the customer really wants, create a…

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8 Quick Ways to Supercharge Your “Google” Resume

My dad called me and said: “Do you know that you are ALL OVER GOOGLE?” I said, “Yes, of course I know.” He said, “No, you don’t understand, it’s pages and pages and pages of nice things about you, awards and honors and everything – I looked up to page 10 of search results.” I laughed and said, “I know. About 3 years ago there was an Amy Larrimore, Venus Swimsuit Model and Amy Larrimore, Super Conservative Georgia Schoolteacher that were appearing and I didn’t want my network to be…

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Supercharge Your Linkedin

This is a lovely radio interview with one of my favorite people, Susan Tabor-Kleiman. She owns Your Professional Writer, where she helps people optimize their biographical content. She was featured on a Clear Channel radio station helping listeners Supercharge their Linkedin. Click the video below to listen and learn what you may have not realized you can do with Linkedin!

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10 Hacks for Do It Yourself Empire Building

Want to play the big game? Start with this homework. 1. Make a list of 50 people you need to know – now figure how you can meet them. 2. Make a list of 250 people you already know – then write down what each of them can do for you. 3. Wear a suit jacket to EVERY MEETING YOU GO TO. Buy one. Right now. 4. Identify who will benefit or MAKE money by championing your offering within their organization. MAKE, not SAVE. 5. Name three strategic partners who…

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