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Proforma Hosts Annual Convention and Family Reunion

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, hosted its largest event of the year, the Proforma Annual Convention and Family Reunion, Ignite 2022. This event reunited more than 400 members of the Proforma Family including Owners and their teams, Supplier Partners, industry leaders, and the Support Center Team at the beautiful Paris Hotel

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Gone Fishing

I think of this story about success often. There were two boys who grew up together. They were best of friends. They mostly enjoyed going fishing together just about every day at a nearby lake. One of the boys went on to college. Went to work for a large corporation. Worked hard for decades. Advanced up the corporate ladder, eventually

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Stranger Danger

“Stranger danger” is a warning that all people you don’t personally know (strangers) can potentially be dangerous. There are lots of strangers giving advice these days. On social media. On YouTube. In your emails. And more. Lots of free advice. But who are these folks and should you follow their advice? My strong suggestion is that you check

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Is This Driving You Crazy?

We are all busy. Busy with lot of activities every day. Busy with a long to-do list. Busy trying to catch up on emails. Busy with lots of activities. But are those activities driving you closer to the goals for your life? Or are they driving you crazy? The key is to look at your

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What’s Your Big Idea?

I am always amazed when I realize that every great man-made creation started with only an idea. Just an idea. Disney World and Disney Land were just an idea at one time. The iPhone was just an idea at one time. Amazon.com was just an idea at one time. You get the point. But do

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Sometimes We Need to Hear NO

Most of us sales and business development types don’t like to hear the word, “no”. I get it. But sometimes us management types NEED to hear, “no”. Let me explain. I recently asked our administrative assistant if she would help with a new project. She replied with an emphatic but polite, “no”. Truth is that

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