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It’s About Time

It’s about time you start thinking about the time you are spending every day. Too often, we don’t think about time because we don’t visually see it going away. I mean, at the end of the day we realize that the day has gone. Or when we hit 30 years old, we wonder where the […]

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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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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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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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Do I Believe?

This question was posed earlier today by a sales professional I follow and it triggered a series of thoughts throughout the day for me. Below I share his question and my response. His question on FB “You don’t have to answer this publicly for obvious reasons but do you believe in yourself? Did you always […]

Ask For Help

Too often people are afraid to ask for help in business. I have shared before that this is most likely pride and something we need to get rid of if we want to succeed. Today I decided to give the video blog a try. Please provide any comments and feedback you may have.

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Five To Stay Away From

If you are making any one of these mistakes below, you are pushing your customers right back out the door. The good news is that if you are reading this, you still have time to correct them.   Do you sell with IMPATIENCE? The best sales people and the best sales deals take time. The more […]