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So far Rick Destefane has created 12 blog entries.

Want to Succeed in Business? Mediocre Won’t Cut It.

Studies show that around 90% of new entrepreneurial ventures end up failing. While it's inspiring to see the next generation of entrepreneurs enter the business world, they face more competition now than ever.   When I decided to take the path into entrepreneurship in my youth, I could only imagine that at this point in [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:43:50+00:00March 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why Communication Will Make or Break Your Team

Business isn't a field for solitary geniuses. Even if a savvy entrepreneur dreams up the world's best strategy for corporate success, their brilliance won't count for much if they can't communicate their ideas to others effectively. Think of a business within that old proverb about the blind men and the elephant: one man stands near [...]

By |2018-09-24T12:25:49+00:00September 17th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Rick DeStefane on Thrive Global

"I" to "We:" 7 Steps to Gathering Your Team Around a Common Goal I’ve said it many times, and I know I’m not alone: nobody in business gets anywhere without know how to build a great team. It’s the most important skill to have, and it translates across all industries--there aren’t any successes that happen [...]

By |2018-08-14T00:58:38+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Press|0 Comments

Creating Value Means Having Values

Anyone can make some money, but creating something of true value requires a solid set of principles. Without the right mission, it’s easy to lose direction and fail to inspire those you serve. In short, running any business without having values isn’t sustainable. I truly began seeing the importance of building an ethical business during [...]

By |2021-04-05T19:47:48+00:00June 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

You’re Only as Good as Your Team

Great minds make for great ideas, but what about executing those ideas and making them real? It’s never a one-person job: it takes teamwork. No person in business is a success without the work of others, and every great leader is only as great as the team they’ve assembled to make their dreams into reality. [...]

By |2018-06-14T19:21:37+00:00June 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Making Deals Starts with a Plan

Dealmaking is an art unto itself. Following careful negotiations, all parties need to feel as though they’ve won. But, as many of us know, this is easier said than done. Striking reasonable deal terms involves numerous considerations that can often feel daunting to beginners. But, armed with a solid strategy, these disparate factors can coalesce [...]

By |2018-06-04T20:43:14+00:00June 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Herald – Whig: Hello Again, Hannibal: GM, fans pleased with season opener for Hoots

The Herald-Whig writes about the excitement surrounding the season opener for the Hannibal Hoots and how fans were impressed with the first game. It was the first impression the Hoots were giving to the Hannibal community before to their inaugural game and the first Prospect League game in Hannibal since the Cavemen suspended operations after [...]

By |2018-08-14T01:04:47+00:00May 31st, 2018|Press|0 Comments