Category: Best Practices

Marketing ○ Business ○ Sales ○ Management

Zhivago blog - Love button

Love, logic, and your bottom line

Love. What is love? At its most basic, it is you taking good care of someone who is depending on you. Paying attention to them, giving them the help they need, communicating with them, and being generous with your comfort and your time. In business, love is an essential ingredient, if not the driving ingredient. No one talks about it much, but it’s true. If your customers and workers feel that you’re taking care of them, they will be glad to stick around.

Read More »
Zhivago Partners blog: Man steering ship.

The 5 behaviors of successful managers

The best managers make it easier for everyone to do their best work; the worst managers make it more difficult, if not impossible. The companies run by the best managers thrive; the companies run by substandard managers struggle. How can you make sure you are behaving like a good manager, not a bad one?

Read More »
Kristin Zhivago blog - woman on the end of a pier

Are you separating yourself from your life?

I had an interesting thought recently. I realized that we are happiest and most successful when we are fully engaged in our lives. Conversely, when we allow things to separate us from our lives, our lives start to go downhill. Big time. Fast. It’s like time moves on, and we don’t. We get distracted and

Read More »
Kristin Zhivago blog: Website Tech 101: How websites are constructed

Website Tech 101: How websites are constructed

If you own a business, you know a lot about that business. You also have a website. You probably know less about how websites are constructed. Do you need to know? Yes – certainly enough in order to manage your vendors and keep them from ripping you off. Because I find that business owners can

Read More »
Kristin Zhivago blog: How to keep from getting ripped off

Your website: How to keep from getting ripped off

People who come to us for help already have a website. Someone else created it for them, then continued to maintain, upgrade, and make changes to the site. Sometime between signing the contract with that site vendor, and then coming to us, things started to go wrong, and got worse over time. Because of our

Read More »
Kristin Zhivago blog - How to change anything you don't like about your life

How to change anything you don’t like about your life: Introducing the Behavior Replacement Method

Our success depends almost exclusively on our behavior. As many wise people have said – and even wiser people have demonstrated – it’s not your circumstances that determine your success, it’s what you do with them. Someone born rich is just as capable of screwing up their life as someone born poor. In this article, I talk about how turning circumstances in your favor and moving past those behaviors that hold you back.

Read More »
Get 30 minutes of free consulting
Hop on a complimentary call with Kristin Zhivago, President of Zhivago Partners, and pick her brain for 30 minutes, 100% risk-free.
kristin zhivago avatar
Kristin Zhivago's book, Roadmap to Revenue: How to Sell the Way Your Customers Want to Buy
Prefer to call direct? Speak with Kristin:
(401) 423-2400