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Massive or Miniature

Massive isn’t always best, especially in business. Yet most business owners strive to be the biggest the world has ever known. These business people believe everyone to be there customer. They market to the masses in hopes of catching whales but instead come home without even a minnow. There are giants out there that can […]

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The Interview

Have you been on a job interview lately? Or maybe even conducted a job interview lately? Not too many years ago, a job interview consisted of an interviewee preparing to be asked a bunch of questions which would qualify whether he was the right candidate for the job or not. Things related to his work […]

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I Quit

I quit! Seriously, I just can’t do this anymore. It is too hard to look at. It is too hard to passively participate in. It is too damaging to those around me. I don’t smoke and I rarely have a drink, so it’s not those types of things that I am quitting (though I have […]

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Accidental or Intentional

Growth really happens in two different ways. One way is based upon the progressing economy, loss of competition, and market expansion. The other is based upon personal investment (both time and money), proper planning, diligent execution, and desperation.  The coming new year brings about an opportunity to refocus your efforts on growth (or maybe for […]

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Because I Love To

Every time I speak with someone else about what I do, or help their business by doing what I do, I grow in love for what I do. I love doing what I do and I really do hope I am blessed to continue in my business and grow it’s reach to many more businesses. But […]

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Strategy or Tragedy

It’s really a pretty simple statement. If you do not have a sales strategy for your business, you will experience great tragedy in your business. Yup, tragedy. This tragedy may include ineffective marketing, horrible prospecting, pitiful conversion rates, sub-par profit margins, and non-existent repeat business. Any combination of these negatives will produce red numbers on […]

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Stick To It

I was speaking with a colleague a few days back and we were talking about this other company that has had a really successful niche. He mentioned to me that said company is beginning to diversify and I immediately cringed. I am sure you are asking yourself why. Well, let me share a few things […]

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10 Tools for Sales Success

There is so much power in proper planning and strategic thinking. Too often I speak with sales people who do not have a plan, and many times it’s because the company they represent do not have a plan themselves. When we try and simplify a complex process like selling, we set ourselves up for failure. […]

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Do You See What I See – Client A

Over the course of my day/week/month, I have experiences with men and women from businesses of all shapes and sizes. They may be clients, colleagues, prospects, or strangers. More often than not, there is a good takeaway from every one of these experiences. Sometimes, it is something I can do to improve myself and other […]

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What’s The Point

Networking can be a double edged sword in any sales person’s career. Many times, the negatives can actually outweigh the positives. It’s all about our strategy. You see, when we first enter into a new networking environment most of us are overwhelmed with what we see. There are new people everywhere. Clicks have formed in […]