Barry Clermont

Husband and father of four in Barrie, Ontario. Background in retail food, small business computer solutions, personal finance and government administrative service. Striving to make the legal system accessible to every day people and providing marketing tools to entrepreneurs.

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  1. Does your child have special education needs? — 3 Comments
  2. How Entrepreneurial Minds Are Changing The Workplace — 3 Comments
  3. Relationships and Communication: Make It Safe. — 3 Comments
  4. Jobs with benefits are an endangered species. — 2 Comments
  5. Attraction Marketing: How attractive are you? — 2 Comments

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1991, March 4 was a magical day!

March 4, 1991 was a scary yet magical day. March 4, 1991 I was working in Mississauga, Ontario and living in Barrie. In those days, I was the night leader at an A&P store. My shift was 11pm to 8am. It was a little over an hour’s drive to work on a good day. Going …

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Relationships and Communication: Make It Safe.

In order to have good communication in relationships, you need to create a safe environment where all are comfortable enough to be honest and speak their minds without fear of repercussion. Relationships We have many different relationships: Family Friends Romance Business Work Whether we like it or not, relationships require work. Each has a different dynamic. …

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MLM: System v Style

Leadership style

MLM or Multi-level Marketing companies have a system in place that should make it easier to achieve success. The challenge is how to make the system work with your individual style. System Any successful MLM company must have a system in place that will duplicate easily if they are to achieve any level of success. …

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What are you thankful for today?

Thanksgiving is originally a day to be thankful for a good harvest and the blessings of the past year.  On January 31, 1957, a proclamation was issued stating Thanksgiving was to be “A Day of General Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the bountiful harvest with which Canada has been blessed.”[1] What am I thankful for today?  …

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Loss of a child: Five years later, life goes on.

The loss of a child is one of the worst things that can happen. When do you “get over it”? Never. You never get over the loss of a child, but you do get through it. Loss of a child. The loss of a child disturbs our perception of “the natural order of things”. Who’s …

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You’re a great teacher! Now, can you teach the teachers?

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You studied hard and you have become a great teacher in your MLM business. Now it’s time to teach the teachers! Becoming a Great Teacher When you join a Multi-level Marketing (MLM) business, the first thing you need to do is learn how to teach others to do what was done to you. How do you do …

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You show great leadership! Is your leadership unbiased?

Great leadership is as unbiased as possible. In order to demonstrate that, we need to recognize our own biases. I’m willing to bet you didn’t think you had any. I know I do. How do we manage that? What do you mean I’m biased?! I have yet to meet a leader without bias. That doesn’t mean they …

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Deficits And Work Life Balance

There's no such thing as work life balance

Deficits are often used to get us through challenging times. We run time deficits to achieve work and life balance. What does balance mean to you? Deficits Money Energy Time There are never enough hours in the day. We steal time from family for work. We built bigger cities to achieve economy of scale. Now …

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Human Developers and MLM

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Human developers are people who constantly strive to help others achieve their personal potential. Multi Level Marketing (MLM) companies are built on the backs of the greatest human developers. Do you have it in you? Human Developers Who are human developers? Parents Teachers and Coaches Leaders Parents These are our first exposure to human developers. …

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Be Quiet! Do you know what time it is?

Do you know what time your local by-laws say you have to be quiet? Most municipalities have by-laws that govern noise levels. What do you do if your neighbours complain? Be Quiet! We can all agree that we deserve the right to peace and quiet in our homes. There is a saying “Good fences make …

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