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Be brilliant at the basics

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Don’t try to accommodate every customer.

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Typotheque pocket calendar and sketchbook

Typotheque pocket calendar and sketchbook

The limited edition Typotheque pocket calendar combines a diary and a sketchbook in one.

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The Win Without Pitching Manifesto

Win Without Pitching Manifesto

Lots of solid advice to use when dealing with clients.

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When small is good

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As businesses get larger, it’s easier to hide bad people in them. This is because there are so many things going on, alongside numerous coworkers who can shield one’s dismal performance.

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Lost in translation

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I wasn’t 100% sure about it when my publisher’s sales experts made the suggestion — I didn’t want to oversell the content — but a good case was made, and I happily took their advice.

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