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Amnesia is Killing Your Business

It’s no secret that we need to grow in order to succeed in business. The problem is that as we grow we develop amnesia. What do I mean by that? Let me share my story (quickly) of starting a business. In late 2011, I started RJM Professional knowing that I a) needed to make money […]

Can You Have Too Many Connections

Business today is filled with many opportunities to connect with each other. There are networking groups, industry associations, chambers, social media, and more. So many channels to make so many connections. But in reality, they pose a huge problem for us. Let me share a few potential problems, and as I do, see if you […]

Going Digital Makes Business Easy…But It Isn’t Easy

Last week I wrote about the importance of effective time management in my business (and my life). And part of what has made my time management good has been the use of digital products and services. While going digital is a great idea and can make life a whole heck of a lot easier, it […]

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Dominate Your Day by Planning It

For those of you that know me, you know that time management, prioritizing, and output efficiency are big things for me. I am thankful to say that over the last sixteen years of existence in the professional world, I have grow to become quite good at each of the three. Sometimes I’m crazy about it […]

You Need to Pace Yourself

As an avid Crosfitter  I am regularly striving for more. More weight, more repetitions of a specific movement, and more time cut from a workout. The longer I Crossfit, the more I understand my body and what’s it’s current limitations are. If I try for more than I am able at that time, I ruin the chances […]

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Death by Babbling

  As I entered my sales career over seventeen years ago, I was told my “gift of gab” would be of great benefit. There is some truth in that for sure. Being comfortable talking to anyone, about almost anything, has taken me a long way in building relationships with clients and colleagues. But what happens […]

The Need to Grow

Sales is a very dynamic process. Not only does it change with the times, but it changes with the industry, provider, salesperson, strategy, customer, goal, and more.   I am not sure of a better way to stay on top of the ever-changing dynamics than to be involved in continuing education, more accurately labeled “sales […]

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Every Good Endeavor Part 2

This is the second blog in a thirteen part series based on “Every Good Endeavor” by Tim Keller. Intro For the last few weeks, I have been reading a book by Tim Keller called “Every Good Endeavor.” Tim Keller the lead pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York. He has a doctorate, he has […]

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Quit Wanting and Just Do It

Last week I read a blog post regarding wantrepreneurs. In case you don’t know, wantrepreneurs are people who want to be entrepreneurs but never really go anywhere with it, or don’t succeed at it. We live in a business economy that has produced MANY successful entrepreneurs, which means it has produced even more wantrepreneurs. It is kind of […]

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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 […]