What Is Your Best Habit?

Posted March 3, 2015 / No comments

From Randy Pennington: This is a difficult question for me. I think I do pretty well at staying current in order to stay relevant in my professional life. I challenge myself to examine different viewpoints. I haven’t missed a daily workout more than 50 times in the past 15 years. And, I make a conscious

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Employers Need to Remember That…

Posted February 17, 2015 / No comments

From Larry Winget: 1. If you have lousy employees, it’s because you are a lousy employer.  Your employees will be no better than you are.  Fix yourself first.  Your employees only reflect back to you who you really are as an employer and company. 2. Your job is to make your company the best place

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Employees Need to Remember That…

Posted February 3, 2015 / No comments

From Scott McKain: Employees should remember EVERYONE is replaceable – those who aren’t distinctive get replaced first. Steve Jobs died in 2011.  Apple just reported their most profitable quarter ever. Tim Cook is good, too. McDonald’s just replaced their CEO – made zero difference to the taste of a Big Mac. Think you’re more important

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Four Ways To Grow Your Business in February

Posted February 2, 2015 / No comments

1. Your existing customers should be driving a steady stream of new customers to you. Don’t just “hope” that’s happening. Make it happen. “Personal recommendations – positive word of mouth – are the number one driver of  purchase decisions.” – Forbes Come up with 3 specific things you want your customers to be saying about

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Change The World, or, Do Something Important Instead

Posted January 26, 2015 / No comments

It’s become quite popular for some speakers and writers to opine about the incredible vision that Steve Jobs had which made Apple the force of nature that it became: “Change the world.” Wow. That sounds amazing. Yow. I think what people are thinking of when they say this was Jobs’ vision is this: “Here’s to

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How Selling Has Changed

Posted January 19, 2015 / No comments

From Mark Sanborn: First, it used to be enough to promise value to make the sale. If a client believed you could deliver, they gave you a chance. Today, you need to prove value to make the sale. Demonstrate what you can do to help the client be more successful. Don’t tell prospects how good

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The Risk You Will Take This Year

Posted January 8, 2015 / No comments

The hard stuff is reaching deep down inside and looking honestly into your soul and asking, “Do we really want to do this, and are we willing to change how we’ve done it up to now?”. I do a lot of presentations about improving business performance and growth, which means that I go to a

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What You Can Do To Have A Better 2015

Posted January 6, 2015 / No comments

From Joe Calloway: 1. Spend more time with your kids. Nothing but good can come from it. 2. Stop waiting for someone else to “fix it.” Go fix it yourself. 3. Read more books. 4. Watch less TV. 5. Have that conversation you’ve been avoiding. 6. Don’t waste time with people you can’t stand. 7.

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Simplicity And Focus: Force Multipliers

Posted January 5, 2015 / 1 comment

Just about every business in the world has been and is experiencing unprecedented change and challenges. It’s easy to fall into the trap of “I’m doing everything I can think of to improve business, but it’s not working.” Remember, top performers aren’t the people who do the most things. Top performers are the people who

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What I Learned in 2014

Posted December 23, 2014 / No comments

From Larry Winget: Mine should be called what I relearned this year: Time spent with friends is worth every minute and every dollar invested. A few days, a few bucks, a few great meals, some good whiskey, along with some lies and laughs will do wonders for you. Time spent with family is more important

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