How to get High Quality Consistent Sales Training for your Team

It has been said there are 3 things that top sales people do consistently. They train, train and train. But as a business owner, how do you provide consistent training that gives you and your team the edge to stay at the forefront? Well, for starters you can go to seminars, read books or bring … Read moreHow to get High Quality Consistent Sales Training for your Team

Why you shouldn't be using Social Media

I was driving along listening to a podcast on marketing and I got so inspired by my thoughts (which were a little contrarian to what I was listening to) that I needed to record them on the spot.
It amazes me how much driving stirs my creativity. I know if ever I need to work on a problem or develop an idea, I go for a drive.
Anyway I digress. If you ever struggle with keeping up with all the new marketing technologies that come around as the hot thing to do … this video is for you. Enjoy and leave me your thoughts below.
 

The logic of Risk Taking

All business owners take risks.
You had to take a risk to start a business, and as you know; the opportunity to take risks is always present and often doesn’t get any easier.
The reality is, to move your business forward you will ALWAYS need to take risks. Right now it may be that one risk that turns into your biggest opportunity.
It’s easy to sit back and look at someone else’s situation and easily see a certain risk that makes sense to take. It’s a different story when you’re the one who has to bear the risk. Emotion; particularly the emotion of fear, becomes involved in the decision.
Looking back in my life, it is the biggest risks that I’ve taken that have provided the most reward emotionally, mentally and financially. And I’m sure it’s the same for many of you. To help you move forward and approach risks with some element of logic, I’ve outlined the key stages you’ll find yourself going through. I certainly find that when you can be objective about your emotion it helps to offset some of the fear. Fear is rarely rational. That certainly doesn’t mean we should ignore it. It is a very helpful emotion. Sometimes we just need to put it in perspective.

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The Top 5 requirements for Success

Necessary Elements for Business Growth Reflecting on the past 10 years of coaching, if I had to pick my top 5 requirements to achieve success, here’s my list: 1. Time Your ability to plan, prioritize, know your 80/20 (which 20% of your actions give you 80% of your results) and delegate will be key to … Read moreThe Top 5 requirements for Success