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August 18th, 2008

Do You Take Time To Celebrate Little Successes? Don’t Get Caught In The Hype Of Big Wins

With the Olympics, it’s all too easy to get caught up with Gold, Gold, Gold! A gold medal is wonderful, but the notion of failing if an athlete doesn’t win gold is an unhealthy one.

Unfortunately, it is becoming quite prevalent with commentators and in the news reports. This attitude often spills over into business too. […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

August 16th, 2008

Readers Talk - More Business Lessons From The Olympics - Working With Competitors

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My post Business Lessons From The Olympics - Work With The Competition sparked some interesting insights and tips from readers. We always love reader comments and all our readers, so it’s great to be able to share these valuable ideas and perspectives.
Lindsay of Writing For Your Wealth said
Yeah, it amazing how little “good […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

August 15th, 2008

Swimming Will Be a Hot Topic for Businesses

With Michael Phelps setting Olympics records, swimming will be taking a “front seat” in sports, in business, and in general public interest.  More youngsters will likely want to become involved in swimming lessons and events. 
How can you tie this fascination with swimming into your business, either with actual products or with your PR philosophy? 
Also, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

August 10th, 2008

What’s Sport Got To Do With It? Sports Terms in Business

With Olympic fever in the air, I thought it would be timely to encore and highlight one of our favorite sports related Home Biz Notes posts.
There are a lot of parallels between business and sport, and it’s interesting that a lot of the terminology we use in everyday business are sports terms.

Hit a home run
Carry […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 5 comments

August 8th, 2008

If You & Your Family Are Following the Olympics…..

Travel, our theme this month at Home Biz Notes, can be experienced vicariously at home if you don’t have the opportunity to attend an event or visit a country.  This is what many people are are doing during the Olympics.
So, if you and your family, perhaps your customers and clients, too, are following the Olympics and […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

August 6th, 2008

Do You Know 30 US Teens Are Participating in the Olympics?

If you’re a fan of the summer Olympics in Beijing and plan on following some of the events, you’ll find Char Polanosky’s post, 30 US Olympians in their Teens of great interest.  Char also includes a number of videos of the young men and women.
What’s your favorite event in the summer Olympics?
Also, Many businesses also […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments