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I'M CHALLENGING YOU not to have your best year ever. Rather, have a great year. A great family year. A great achievement year. A great money year. A great health year. The secret of "great" is not to … more
February break is over, a new year at work is in full swing, and it seems as though we haven't stopped shoveling the snow off our driveways in months! The busy season is here; let the juggling act begin! Finding the right balance between … more
How important is face-to-face networking to sales, relationships, career and success? I asked my commercial insurance agent, John Cantrell, to give me a synopsis of his networking. John has been a friend, client and vendor for the past 22 … more
Everyone is in sales. Why? Because from the time we wake up until our heads hit the pillow at night, we are continually communicating, negotiating, persuading, influencing and selling ideas. Do you want to nail the sale? The tool I use is … more
Just how stupid does Paul Ryan think we are? The Wisconsin Republican and two other House committee chairmen claimed in an op-ed last week that they are just about ready to propose an Obamacare "off-ramp" if the Supreme Court decides in … more
The cost of higher education is becoming a growing burden for families whether its college or trade school. Enrolling in a 529 college savings plan is one of the shrewdest financial moves that parents or grandparents can make. These plans offer … more
I am focusing away from "having your best year ever" and zeroing in on "having a great year." For the past few weeks I have given you the list of ideas that will drive the year's results, and elaborated in detail on several of the elements. See the … more
As we celebrate Mother's Day and Father's Day, I get a little nostalgic thinking about some of the life lessons I learned from these two remarkable people in my life. When I speak to corporate audiences, I often include a lesson about … more
The prospect tells you, "I only need one more approval and the order is yours." For joy, for joy – the order is mine! – Eh, eh, eh – don't celebrate too soon. The one last person needed to approve is the real decision-maker. The boss. … more
It takes smart, highly competent salespeople to meet the challenges presented by today's informed and savvy customers. Even so, there are many in sales who believe that success depends on a friendly smile, a gift for small talk and a large … more
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