Posts tagged with ‘business’

  • Business Health Insurance - Alternatives For Startups

    Insurance and Options

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Butler-Insurance-01-intro-Fixed.mp3Insurance is one of the highest cost for business, and alternatives are needed. Ray Zinn, Silicon Valley’s longest serving...

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  • Business Disaster Planning

    Disaster Planning for Business

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Guy-DisasterPlan01.mp3Ray Zinn, the longest serving CEO in Silicon Valley has seen business disasters come and go, and dodged many...

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  • Consultants - when time is money

    Consultants

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Consultants01.mp3Consultants can be helpful experts, but sometimes they show up to fill a need for which there’s purpose. In...

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  • Three Tough Things to do to make your business last the ages

    Creating Enduring Businesses – The Top Three Tough Things To DO

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Guy-Special-creating-enduring-business-Final.mp3To create an enduring business means creating one that will last. That is different than creating a startup and...

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  • Michael Canic and Ray Zinn discuss Ruthless Consistancy

    Ruthless Consistency

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Michael-RuthlessConsistency01.mp3Ray Zinn sits with Michael Canic to discuss Michael’s new book, Rutheless Consistancy and how discipline fits into the business...

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  • How entrepreneurs keep going, and going, and going

    Being Best When You Aren’t Feeling It

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-BestWhenNotFeelingBest01.mp3It can sometimes be painfully obvious we’re not physically or mentally up to a task, but what happens when...

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  • How to communicate your point without enraging other people

    Make Points, Not Enemies

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-MakingPointsNotEnemies01.mp3Unskilled communicators can create a breakdown in conversation at every turn, sometimes making enemies in the process. In this...

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  • How to set goals for your business and your life

    Setting Business Goals

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-SettingAchievingGoals01.mp3If Tough Things First stands for one thing, it’s setting and achieving goals even when they are difficult. In...

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  • Tough Things First Podcast - How to make better business decisions

    Bad Decisions, Good Outcomes

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-BadDecisions01_01.mp3Entrepreneurs are bound to make bad decisions, but it’s how they handle them that is the difference between success...

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  • Dealing with Setbacks

    Setbacks

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Setbacks01.mp3Since the day we learned to walk it seems we’ve faced setbacks and challenges. If dealt with properly, these moments...

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  • Sources of Good Advice

    Advice

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-ValuedAdvice01.mp3Most people can relate to the idea that advice is everywhere, it’s what you do with that information that...

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  • Automation, employment and the future

    Automation and Work

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Automate01.mp3Automation isn’t going away. As the use of AI technology and robotics seize ground once firmly occupied by the...

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  • Rational Frugality

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Guy-BeautyFrugality01.mp3In business, survivability matters as much as profitability. Nobody ever went out of business with cash in the bank....

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  • Under Pressure

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Pressure01.mp3Pressure is everywhere in the business world, but it doesn’t have to cause you grief. In this Tough Things...

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  • Jacob Marley - we are all in the people business

    Mankind Is Your Business

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    “Business!” cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. “Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity,...

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