“It’s not about you, and do the things others won’t do.”
Vernon Brokke is an established professional with over 35 years of experience in sales, management, marketing, and business ownership. His focus is to help business owners to maximize revenue potential through personal growth and development.
As founder of Vernon Brokke Business Strategist, Vernon leverages experience gained from working relationships with IBM, Cisco, Juniper Networks, and Riverbed Technology, as well as emerging companies Rolm Corporation, StrataCom, Redline Networks, and Calient Networks.
With a strong affinity for small and medium-sized businesses, he has owned several franchises including Jackson Hewitt Tax, City Publications and The […]
Those of us who own businesses, corporations, and commercial or residential investment real estate assets are often reluctant to sell because of capital gains taxes associated with the sale. But what other choice do we have other than a property exchange directed by a Qualified Intermediary? Is there another way to deal with the capital gains tax deficits that so many investors experience when they sell their real estate assets? The answer may lie in the Deferred Sales Trust™.
Please Join me in finding out more about how This capital gains tax deferral tool could save you thousands of dollars, and […]
There is no question about it that the coronavirus (COVID-19) shock has had devastating effects on our economy; the likes of which, we have never witnessed. New travel restrictions, shelter-in-place orders, and social distancing measures have left business owners scrambling to figure out how to run their company with diminished to zero cash flow. These economic conditions are not likely to lessen before the summer. Goldman Sachs forecasts that the economy is set to contract by up to 24% in Q2 of 2020 before rebounding in Q3 and Q4. Fortunately, an unprecedented government stimulus bill and supplemental legislation aims to […]
I’ve been using the sales funnel for 28 years, my whole career. This year, I retired the funnel — threw it a party, gave it a gold watch, and congratulated it on its move to a condo in Florida.
It was the right thing to do.
For one thing, in an era when trust in traditional sources has eroded — in government, media, and in companies and the marketing they employ — word-of-mouth from trusted peers wields greater clout than ever.
Read more in this Harvard Business Review article.
You’ve never been busier, and the demands on your time have never been greater. Here’s how some of 2018’s most driven people get the most out of every day, plus insider tips from experts in the field.
Meet 13 of the world’s of the worlds most productive people. Read more here.
Faking happiness is not success. Faking fulfillment is not success. Faking mental strength is not success. When we go through life imitating joy and peace because this is something others need or want to see from us, we are not a success no matter our material, financial or family surroundings.
Do You Have The Mental Fortitude To Be Truly Successful? Read more here.
With all of the requirements of managers today, there is one more increasingly important skill managers are being asked to possess – the ability to act as a coach. Evidence shows today’s great leaders are also coaches. Consequently, managers are often being asked to play a coaching role to develop internal talent, identify leadership qualities, develop team work competencies, and close the soft and hard skills gaps. In fact, according to recent research by Google, the single most important managerial competency that separates highly effective managers from average ones is coaching.
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Under the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, the benefits of combining cost segregation and Section 1031 exchanges have become an even more important tax strategy for real estate investors. With the recently passed TCJA, the rules for Section 1031 exchanges have been modified and depreciation rules have been expanded. The interplay of these new rules creates new opportunities that one might overlook — namely, the ability to utilize a cost segregation study to identify short life assets that will be fully depreciated and ultimately retired. The no-value assets are then not considered to be a part of the Section 1031 […]
The Growth Coach Chesapeake’s DISC behavioral assessment tools use a working knowledge of human behavior to assist companies and organizations in making informed hiring decisions, increasing sales, building strong teams, reducing employee turnover, and improving an overall productivity and performance.
“How does a DISC Behavioral Assessment help our Business?”
The Growth Coach Chesapeake’s DISC report will help your Business learn about:
Different communication styles and how to communicate more effectively
Historical figures who share the same personality style and characteristics
Potential strengths & weaknesses as a team and as individuals
How staff members can contribute more effectively
Hidden fears and how those fears may affect […]