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Transparency

Transparency

At RPM, we don’t believe in the fine print. You won’t need a magnifying glass when you are working with us. One of our core values is transparency. We feel honesty in business is the only way to do business.

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A few lessons for start-ups

A few lessons for start-ups

We’re consultants, but at heart we’re all just entrepreneurs. As we work with clients in the area, we see ourselves in their shoes and empathize with the challenging business problems they face. This presentation is five lessons on stat-ups which I learned from a recent client.

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Core Values and Measuring Success

Core Values and Measuring Success

By what standards are we to judge our lives? The more I pursue my career, the more I am convinced that the casually repeated slogans of ‘success’ and ‘failure’ are meaningless until we personally define them. So what do they mean to you? Is your success defined by your profession? Is your success defined by [...]

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The Freemium Business Model

The Freemium Business Model

With the ever-expanding world of apps, there are many ideas and models that have emerged. One of these concepts is not new but has regained steam and popularity – that is the freemium model. The term freemium is derived from combining the word free with premium. The concept is applicable to the pricing of applications [...]

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No Pressure, No Diamond: The Pressure Paradox

No Pressure, No Diamond: The Pressure Paradox

By Ryan Bakow   Properly run teams are often the most successful at delivering high quality products and services. A group of skilled workers can build off one another’s ideas and quickly accomplish even herculean tasks. However, even the best teams can underwhelm if they do not utilize their team resources appropriately. In a recent [...]

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3 Reasons Trustworthiness Pays in Building Business Relationships.

3 Reasons Trustworthiness Pays in Building Business Relationships.

By: Nathan Hanna John Steinbeck once said, “Anything that just costs money is cheap.”  Business, as with life, is filled with a plethora of variables, those that have the most value, however, tend to boil down to people.  It is Fred that supplies the labor to make a widget.  It is Hank that manages the [...]

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Top 3 Ways To Enjoy The Holidays

Top 3 Ways To Enjoy The Holidays

By David Ducharme. Ever feel steamrolled by the holidays? Between Thanksgiving and Christmas you have to work double to make up for lost time at Thanksgiving and to free up time for Christmas, year end projects are wrapping up and always need unforeseen details, and you have to get ready for Christmas which always seems [...]

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Business is 90% People and 10% Stuff

Business is 90% People and 10% Stuff

By Lance Walker In a recent engagement my team has been interviewing all the major players in a client company to assess their needs. During one of the interviews, the comment was made by someone on our team that business is 90% people and 10% stuff. What does that mean you ask? Business, when boiled [...]

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A Tale of Two Sales Strategies

A Tale of Two Sales Strategies

All too often, we hear businesses state the reason for lack of growth in the company as, “We have poor-quality salespeople”, or “We don’t get good enough leads”, and they spend time and resources hiring recruiters or sales trainers to fix their problems. The go-to sales strategies consists of hiring one salesperson (often commission-based) to [...]

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Scott Gibbons’ Testimonial

Scott Gibbons’ Testimonial
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