What does your pipeline look like? What percentage of your pipeline does your biggest account represent? A few years ago I was in Sao Paulo, Brazil, doing a keynote on negotiations. During the break, a CEO of a small company that produces automobile parts approached me and complained about the purchasing agent of a major automobile … Continue reading A Win-Win: How to Eliminate Pressure and Increase Impact!
What are you avoiding today? Avoidance played a big part in my failure to write last week’s blog. You see, I was busy with client work, and there was the holiday weekend, and I had writer’s block… and yes, I am making excuses. Usually, I get motivated by the big idea, and when I don’t have a … Continue reading Avoidance—What Keeps You from Success?
This past Sunday the New York Yankees retired their remaining single digit number, which belonged to their former captain Derek Jeter who played with them for twenty seasons. For most of his career Jeter was consistently among the leaders in the American League in hits and runs scored, and he served as the Yankees’ team captain from … Continue reading Impact the World Like #2
Welcome to Periscope! Periscope is a new app offered by Twitter that allows people to live stream video to their clients, followers and the world. I am now broadcasting on Periscope a few times a week to communicate with you, our clients, tips on how to grow your business. To get this FREE service, simply … Continue reading New Technology for Building Your Business…..
Ever have to write a proposal and get stuck with the enormity of the situation, especially when your head is not into it? Or, do you shy away from prospecting because it simply is not something you cherish to do and therefore you procrastinate to avoid this distasteful activity? Brian Tracy in his book Eat … Continue reading Eliminate Procrastination Now and Forever
The key to being influential, a great leader and a top producer in sales is one’s ability to listen. I am not talking about just hearing the words people use. I am referring to being in the listening of those you are trying to influence. For example, when people use words you hear everyday, do … Continue reading Listening Your Way to Success
The good news is I just lost 16 pounds! I am on a mission to lose another 40. Each day is a struggle. Why? Because I look at this process as having to be on a diet. That is until I realized I was operating under the wrong mindset. You see, all of us are … Continue reading One Man’s Journey to Success
It was a hot summer day in July, 1977 and I was working at a summer job on Wall Street heading into my senior year at college. I remember sitting on the steps of Federal Hall at the corner of Broad and Wall Street eating lunch when Congressman Ed Koch walked around the corner and … Continue reading One Question Guaranteed to Bolster Your Success
The thing that prevents us from achieving all of our goals is that we often focus on the wrong things. For example, take the following quote when it comes to relationships. “Immature people always want to win an argument, even at the cost of a relationship. Mature people understand that it’s always better to lose an argument … Continue reading The Biggest Mistake Preventing You from Achieving All You Want in Life
What do Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Richard Branson and every other successful person have in common with you? They all have the same twenty-four hours each day that you do. Do you make sure that each and every minute counts and is dedicated towards achieving the results you want to achieve? Or do allow other … Continue reading 3 Tips For Achieving Your Desired Results Sooner Than Later