Tag Archives: Coaching

Selling When You Don’t Wanna

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – Let’s go!! The countdown method is a proven tool to get tasks done. Who is sick and tired of pathetically avoiding exercise? So, when the alarm sounds, do the countdown, shout “Let’s go!”, jump … Continue reading

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Spray and Pray Kills Sales Momentum

Entrepreneurs demanding sales growth is business as usual. Achieving that growth presents the challenge. While a specific marketing plan is a good strategic start, results depends on actually connecting with prospects and converting them to customers. Targeting customers who pay … Continue reading

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Everything We Own Is In The Box

A dear friend recently moved from Nashville to San Diego. Opportunities were imminent. The adventure launched when his wife negotiated a transfer to Southern California. Their fortunes were about to improve dramatically. This personal development resembled a business deal, where … Continue reading

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My Brand, My Child

Businesses launch and immediately reveal an identity. The identity may not be intentional, but it still exists. This development works the same as a child. Through the conception and birthing process, a child embraces its parents’ traits and influence. It … Continue reading

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Recalibrate for Year-End

Professionals routinely use map applications to travel between physical locations. When they get off track, the application recalibrates to put them back on the most efficient path. This is similar to what happen with business journeys. As assignments and strategies … Continue reading

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The Real Monday Morning Quarterback

A Monday morning quarterback is a spectator who makes all the right decisions after the game… once the outcome has been established. This individual has no input on the contest. They have perfect knowledge and zero impact! But consider a … Continue reading

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I’m Not Proud of You, I’m Proud to Be a Part of You

“I am proud of you” sounds condescending. “I am proud to be a part of you” suggests that we are all in this together. This is servant leadership. This is leaders eat last. This is getting things done. In building … Continue reading

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