Cube54 – Change in Relationship

Relationships are never static.

We control fifty percent of a relationship. We influence one hundred percent of it.

~ Joyce Brothers [wiki]

This cube highlights a clip from TNT 241 looking at the changing of relationships between some media and their audience and their supporters.

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Starting Questions:

  1. What other options do your Customers, Friends, Family, or other relationships have?
  2. Can you offer more value & receive what you want in other ways then you considered before?
  3. Have you adapted due to the world around you changing?

Cube39 – Open Trade Solutions

Trade is a basic idea of exchanging something you want to have less for something you wish to have more. Don Boudreaux in a Cato Institute daily podcast presented Trade Deficit Delusions , but the cube today is a little more focused on two topics:

  • should you work on getting more people involved & what happens when you do
  • how Athens became a large city in a short time & what that means to our society

 

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Starting Questions:

  1. How are you getting others, either paid or not paid, to help with your cause?
  2. Have you done anything to help others build their dreams recently?

 

Cube32 – How to Game Google ?!?!?

Many people obsess about their rankings in Google searches. Maybe instead of spending time and lots of energy on SEO and other dark arts, look at what Google says they care about.

In this cube, Matt Cutts, Chief Google WebSpam Executioner, tells what Google is looking for, and moving towards.

 

Over a year after this cube from This Week in Google 30, the same message has come from Google over and over & they are more effective at the things they have talked about.

 

Now, compare what you think about vs what Google thinks about.

 

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Starting Question:

How do you determine the direction of yourself, or organization you are involved with?

Cube0013 – Price Right For You


Figuring out the right price to ask for for your good or service is important & does not always come down to maximizing the profit you could make.

In this episode, we have a clip from Cliff RavenscraftPodcast Answer Man episode 152, where a fan encouraged Cliff to once again raise his consulting rates.

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Starting Questions

  • How did you settle on the price you charge for your products?
  • Do you have annoying clients you could run off by raising your price?
  • Do you have clients who tell you that you could charge them more?
  • How could you provide so much value so that people want to pay you more?
  • Who do you want to spend most of your time with? Is it different from who you spend time with now?

What other questions, or answers, did you think about during the episode?

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