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Make them complain or watch them leave!

Wed, 09 Sep 2015 3:05 AM - Kevin Kelly
Make them complain or watch them leave!
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Flow transcends Pain in Saudi Arabia

Tue, 06 Oct 9693 2:32 PM - Kevin Kelly
Flow transcends Pain in Saudi Arabia

A few weeks back, I spoke to a group of C Level executives for It was a fascinating experience on many levels, none moreso than the fact I could barely walk the morning of the conference.

When I arrived at the auditorium I asked the organisers was it possible to do some exercises on the floor to see if I could resolve the problem. Unfortunately the pain was intensifying moment by moment - the only parallel I could draw was that it felt like I was being knifed in my calves such was the pain.

After ...

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Xceptional Execution - skills for selling successfully

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 6:00 AM - Kevin Kelly
Xceptional Execution - skills for selling successfully

Attention: Worldwide Microsoft Partner Community

Please join on for our new video series.

This four part series will focus on the four pillars underpinning an Xceptional execution culture:

1. The need to give your customers and co-workers quality attention.

2. How change starts with yourself; and the importance for leaders to possess what Stanford Business Advisory Committee asserts as the most important attribute - self awareness.

3. The importance ...

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7 things to DO! in 2015

Fri, 06 Oct 9099 2:20 PM - Kevin Kelly

1. DO! be yourself - it may be your only true competitive advantage.

2. DO! take timeout in 2015 to understand yourself - your dreams and your challenges, your strengths and your weaknesses.

3. DO! give your customers and co-workers the drug they all crave - quality authentic attention; it will transform your business.

4. DO! what you love and find passion and profit in purpose.

5. DO! develop friendships, not customers relationships - the route to building a sustainable business.

6. ...

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Entrepreneurship - the failure myth

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 1:55 AM - Kevin Kelly
Entrepreneurship - the failure myth

"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful, than a life spent doing nothing." George Bernard Shaw

According to the Global Entrepreneurial Monitor (GEM) fear of failure is the top reason given in Ireland and worldwide by aspiring entrepreneurs for not starting their own businesses.

NESTA – the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts and the UK’s largest early stage investor in innovative and creative businesses – found that ...

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3 strategies to silence the Idea Killer in your head!

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 7:33 AM - Kevin Kelly

My name is Kevin and I used to be an idea killer. For almost a decade, my job was to detonate concepts for new small businesses before they reached the launch pad. Yes, to stop potentially great ideas before they got to market. Now, that wasn’t the title on my business card, but if it were, it would’ve been accurate.

Officially, I was a feasibility consultant: clients brought me ideas for new small and medium-sized ventures. My job, in turn, was to prepare a fancy, high-minded report analyzing ...

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The death of my father Kevin Kelly RIP

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 4:39 AM - Kevin Kelly

Last Friday, my life was to change forever – my mentor, friend and father Kevin Kelly Snr died suddenly. My immediate reaction was to send a text to my wife which read “My Daddy has died – I can’t believe it.” His death had stripped away everything and brought me back to when I was a chld. At 83 years of age if Dad was to design a perfect ending; this would be it. That day he got up early and completed his normal tasks – morning mass followed by a trip to the wholesalers to get ...

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Xceptional Advice

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 8:24 AM - Kevin Kelly

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#IrelandInspires – Here’s Why!

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:42 AM - Kevin Kelly

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Win-Win is the way to go!

Mon, 17 Feb 2014 10:40 AM - Kevin Kelly

Do! featured Xceptionalist Bruno Natal from wedemand There was national hysteria recently about tickets for Garth Brooks’ concerts in Ireland next July. People camped out for days and nights in awful weather just to be the first in line when these coveted tickets went on sale. The promoters added a third, a fourth and finally a fifth date to ...

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