Just a few years ago was the passing of Robin Williams. It was sad because so many people have been touched by his genius. He made you laugh, cry, and think. I loved “Dead Poet’s Society”. He was a child at heart. You just knew he was a terrific guy. How can anyone get in such a black hole …Reading More
Lately I’ve been thinking again about what it takes to be successful. This topic has taken up my thoughts since 1964 when I was one of those who picked up the ball to keep Dale Carnegie’s vision alive in Canada after his death. Dale created a vision for me and millions of others that I could …Reading More
Sometimes it’s tough to make sense of life, especially in business.
People – all of us, often experience struggling times. Our childhoods aren’t perfect. Our college or university period can be stressful. Getting married, raising kids, worrying about kids and money, keeping relationships …
I once conducted listening meetings at a terrific organization that wanted to grow despite their changing and competitive marketplace. Who did we listen to? First, it was the executive team who had to see the reality about what was going on. As I found out years ago in doing this work, reality is …Reading More
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According to our research and work we do for sales organizations, it’s the competence of the sales manager. If you want to execute a new go-to-market strategy that adds more value to customers in every sales interaction, whether or not it gets executed is due to the leadership and coaching that …Reading More
I wrote to an effective ownership team that it’s time to QUICKLY get to a new picture of what they want to achieve: a compelling, unique offering, profit, organizational setup (who does what), a plan to fit people to the set up and offering, a plan to engage and develop the people and equip them …Reading More
In last week’s Monday Morning Mentor, I reviewed the first 13 of 25 thoughts based on my experience coaching executives and teams. I will now continue with the following 12 thoughts.
14) In about 118 seconds you are tuned out. You need to say things that get and keep attention and ultimately …
The following thoughts come from research that I’ve done, and from my experience coaching executives and teams.
Every Friday afternoon write down what clients say they need and why (their motives). Keep a file or journal on both. You may learn how to sell and market better in today’s …Reading More
In the past I led a meeting called, “Ignite Your Business”. The president of one company reported the reason he was able to implement the business strategies that all of us were working on, was due to the fact he was simultaneously taking the Dale Carnegie Course. He said because of the …Reading More
Four insights that could cause you to make better decisions on what to do with your business.
1) Marketing doesn’t work as much as we think it does. Many organizations are trying to be thought-leaders by teaching customers what they should be doing. It isn’t bringing in many new leads or …
I just read an old presentation called the ‘Price of Leadership’ by Charlie Tremendous Jones , a successful author, speaker and business person from the past. What a great read. It reminded me of the world I lived in, the work I did to help build others, and the thoughts that shaped me. Those …Reading More