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Episode 612 - Focus On Your Value

6/25/2019
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All of us want good work done for us, we want to experience the value of what people can do for us. Those of us who own businesses have to focus on the value that we provide our clients and customers. Bad value leaves a bad taste in people's mouth and they probably will not be back. In order to grow our business we have to focus on the value we provide to everyone. mlodge@lodge-co.com www.lodge-co.com

Duration:00:14:43

Episode 611 - I Am Saying Goodbye To California

6/24/2019
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I was born in California, started by business in California in 1984. It has been my home. Now, I am leaving to go to another state. July will be the last time my firm will operate in the State of California. I am sad to say good bye but it has to happen. California has become out of control. mlodge@lodge-co.com

Duration:00:17:17

Episode 610 - What Are Your Results Second Quarter

6/22/2019
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The second quarter of 2019 is about done. How well did you do? Have you scrubbed your financial results and asked questions? SCRUB AND ASK! Need help? Send me an email at - mlodge@lodge-co.com

Duration:00:11:46

Episode 609 - Words Can Be Toxic Or Nourishment

6/21/2019
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We need to be more focused on words that we use with people. Our words are like food, nourishment or toxic and poisonous. You and I make word choices, so it is up to us to choose our words wisely. The old saying, you can get more done with sugar then vinegar. If you need mediation help, send me an email at mlodge@lodge-co.com or call toll free 888.681.1518

Duration:00:13:15

Episode 608 - Bad Communication = Conflict

6/20/2019
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So many times I have business clients cone in for mediation that are partners or investors. Conflict arose because of really bad communication. Partners went off and did their own thing and stopped communicating. Investors are not being updated on how their money is being spent, they are not seeing results. Good communication would have helped greatly, but instead they went in the wrong direction in the business relationship. Need help, send me an email mlodge@lodge-co.com

Duration:00:10:44

Episode 607 - Divorce Happens And You Can Make It Less Stressful

6/19/2019
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Divorce happens every day in this nation. If you have decided to divorce you can make it easier on everyone by going to a divorce mediator and work the process through with civility. A mediator is able to bring both parties together and talk about what is needed by both individuals. Divorce is a big step to take, and there may be several options available to ease the pain through mediation. For divorce mediation call 888.681.1518

Duration:00:13:23

Episode 606 - Negotiate With Fairness In Mind

6/18/2019
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If your going to cone to the negotiation table with a bully and aggressive attitude, you will walk away frustrated Go to the table with an open mind, options to present, fairness, and you will walk out with what you need to close the deal. You negotiate for what you need, not what you want.

Duration:00:11:59

Episode 605 - Put Your Goals Down On Paper

6/7/2019
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It is a rainy Friday here in South Carolina, rain is hitting my tin roof and is very relaxing. Today is a good day to put your goals and objectives down on paper in your journal. Accomplishments get done when you write them down and check them off.

Duration:00:13:08

Episode 604 - Congress Is No Longer Representing Americans

6/5/2019
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Congress is no longer working for Americans. Instead they do nothing to protect our borders or create a legal and fair immigration system. They yell and scream about tarrifs but do nothing to solve the problem.

Duration:00:17:23

Episode 603 - Be Adaptable, You Go Farther

6/4/2019
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I have been working with all kinds of companies and industries since 1984. My success is driven by being adaptable and wanting to learn. ADAPTABILITY get you to more places in life.

Duration:00:07:47

Episode 602 - It Stinks In The Do Nothing Congress

5/24/2019
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Dirty politics is being played in Congres, nothing is getting done and the American people are paying taxes but have no representation. Change is coming!

Duration:00:10:31

Episode 601 - Learn From The Jobs Or Projects You Take On

5/21/2019
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School is great, but the jobs you take or the projects you contract with, learn everything you can. This learning process will get to places I. The world you have only dreamed about. Learn everything.

Duration:00:09:36

Mediate - Before Litigation

5/8/2019
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Mediation has a 85% success rate in resolving conflict before having to go to litigation. It is confidential, no one can see your court records because there are none. Keep it confidential, resolve conflict with a mediator.

Duration:00:10:50

Making A Move Is Tough - But Good

5/1/2019
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Back in South Carolina in my studios. I had to make a decision to stay in California or leave. I decided to leave. California has become such a anti business state and a very expensive place to operate. So I had to make that decision to leave.

Duration:00:19:12

Episode 598 - The Message Of Easter Is To Forgive

4/21/2019
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The complicated message of Easter is to forgive. God forgives us. Every single day. Forgiveness is hard for us humans because we are a complicated people, it is a hard process for us to forgive. But we can with gods message on Easter to forgive one more time.

Duration:00:11:37

Episode 597 - Partners Know Your Role In A Partnership

4/18/2019
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People start a business, form a partnership of some form, but forget to clarify the roles of the partners. That creates conflict at some point. Know what your role is. What is your responsibility to the partnership.

Duration:00:08:23

Episode 596 - I Was Adopted - Not Aborted

4/17/2019
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Every so often I do a PodCast called political Tuesday. Designed to talk about the politics that affects business and taxes. Over the past few weeks there has been so much talk about abortion by politicians, so I had to speak out based on my life as an adopted child. I could have been aborted, but i was given a chance to live. Every time a politician talks about the right to abort I am thankful i was given the right to live. Adopted and not aborted.

Duration:00:18:26

Episode 595 - Change Your Tax Refund Addiction

4/16/2019
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Many of you thought your tax refund was a great reward plan at the end of the year. Wrong way of thinking. This tax season has taught many Americans they have to do better at financial and tax planning. Welcome to tough love.

Duration:00:12:18

Episode 594 - I Don't Know Where My Money Went?

4/11/2019
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Almost every single day from January to today, clients say the same thing. "I don't know where my money went" which translates to "I am out of control". Get a financial plan in place. Call me at 888.681.1518. Get it together.

Duration:00:13:34

Episode 593 - Do Better At 2019 Tax And Personal Finance

4/10/2019
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A lot of you were surprised with your 2018 tax return. Times have changed. You have to do better tax and personal finance planning.

Duration:00:11:14