“A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” ~Grace Hopper What are you built for?
Attitude truly is everything. No time do we appreciate that more than when we are struggling with our own. Two things address this challenge. First a quote from Alan Loy McGinnis, “Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.” As an author and a Christian psychotherapist he knows what he is talking about. Secondly, a quote from Buddha, […]
“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which have been overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington.
You are influenced most by those you surround yourself with. This includes your clients and/or customers. Combine this with Pareto’s Law (80/20 rule) and it becomes very apparent that you need to pick/target customers and clients carefully. Sales and marketing goes beyond just garnering as much new business as possible. The reason being, your customer service […]
“You don’t close a sale, you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.” ~Patricia Fripp
We no longer live in a static market. So it is wise to not operate as if we do. This truth is amplified when it comes to sales and marketing. While in the past it was possible to do the same thing over and over and expect the same results, this is no longer the case. Again, because […]
I read this blog post this morning and loved it! http://tinyurl.com/4mnf8a6 Are you aware of whether you are a taker or a giver? Are you aware of the appreciation level you, not just have, but SHOW, others for what they contribute? As the saying goes, “No one cares how much you know, until they […]
Afraid of failing? Check out this video from Brian Tracy on how to break it down and work through it by addressing it, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0o6rPtROnI&NR=1
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