Anne Hathaway in her acceptance speech for the Golden Globe Award she won for her role in Les Miserables said; “Thank you for this blunt object which I will forever use as a weapon against self doubt”. What a quote! It just goes to show you that … Continue reading Eliminating Self Doubt
Imagine having the guts to go on a limb and buy the old Yankee Stadium so you can have the privilege of taking it down piece by piece and selling it piece by piece. You think you would make money doing this? This is what Brandon Steiner, founder and CEO of Steiner Sports Marketing did. … Continue reading The Key to Success Is “You Gotta Have Balls”
Friday night Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter for the New York Mets in the 51 year history of the club. Santana, the Mets Ace, was out all of last year recuperating from arm surgery. During this gem of a game, Santana’s pitch count was rising. Normally, a manager does not want to see a … Continue reading How to Make Decisions in The Heat of Battle
Two days ago I received an e-mail that floored me. It was from a manager at a local Cheesecake Factory who remembered my visit to her restaurant in 2005. Here is a quote from her e-mail— Back in ’05 I met you at the Cheesecake Factory where I worked. I was a manager there and I … Continue reading Little Things Can Produce the Biggest Results
“There is only one boss: the customer! And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down simply by spending his money elsewhere.” Sam Walton Customers don’t care what your mission statement says. They care about how you treat them. To be successful as a salesperson in today’s environment, great customer service … Continue reading Get Better or Get Out of the Game
Ron Karr is a professional speaker, consultant, trainer and author who specializes in helping organizations dominate their marketplace while helping individuals get closer to the people they serve. Ron’s secret is his ability to create Titans: those super-salespeople who can build lasting alliances by instantly creating highly perceived value for their customers.
Yesterday I was watching CNBC report on the huge gains in the Dow and the panel was talking about how the market could spike so high even in the wake of the GM Bankruptcy News. A panelist then remarked the GM story is over. They are in bankruptcy and being reorganized. It is old news! … Continue reading Is GM the Story, or is The Real Story How to Avoid Another GM?
At the beginning of this school year, my daughter Amanda entered 2nd Grade. Every week, they would take a spelling test which consisted of three parts: The current week’s words, bonus words (which were harder) and special sentences. Children were not required to do the bonus words, only if they wanted extra credit. For the … Continue reading Are There Any Doubts?
“RISK- A ship in the harbor is safe—-but that’s not what ships were made for.” Unknown Source Translation: What risks are you willing to take to get out of your comfort zone and achieve greater results in 2001?
Slap me silly! I never thought in a million years I would refer to the Survivor show in my E Reports. But this is too good to pass up. Richard Hatch, the $1 Million winner, stated “I think I managed to win by planning early, and by early, I mean before I get there…. There … Continue reading The Will to Prepare Outweighs the Will to Win