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
Do you have a seller/doer model at your firm? There are about 50,000 small firms in Canada that do. After investing five to seven years educating to become an engineer, CA, or lawyer and depending on math, the numbers and equations, the majority of new hires go through many transitions before they …Reading More
One subject keeps coming at me lately from friends and some experts in the success field… Why don’t so many, maybe even most people, do what they need to do to be successful in business, health, finances, or whatever?”
Everyone is a little different, so it’s tough to generalize, but let me …
It’s that time of year again. The time of year when we make resolutions personally, and goals professionally. Well let’s talk about the professional goal of Being a Great Leader. Since I’m sure so many of us are thinking about our personal fitness/health, let’s use that analogy to serve as …Reading More
When I was a young man, the owner of a clothing store in Windsor told me he gave every new employee the book “How to Win Friends and Influence People”. Some would read it and some wouldn’t. Some would half-heartedly apply it, some wouldn’t. As a result, he could tell who were …Reading More
Last week, a successful friend of mine said to me, “Why is it that so many people today don’t feel it’s important to change or improve even when their company is struggling?” I quickly replied, “I don’t know, maybe we’re into a culture of CDD. “What’s that?” he asked. …Reading More
What’s the future for you and your business? The basic goal for most businesses is to make fundamental changes in how they conduct their business so as to cope with new, more challenging market environments. By definition, change requires creating new systems… and that always demands leadership …Reading More
You have heard the answer before. It is the most overlooked, misunderstood, yet important aspect of life. We all want to be happy, productive, healthy, and successful right?
Are we okay when we have things like a new car, our own house, career, good money, or a thriving business? Yes. We tend to …
You set annual goals in all the key areas of your life. You constantly read on-line tips about new ways to achieve your goals. You make sure you’re doing things properly to succeed. Then why is it still a battle to hit those goals?
1) We are definitely the sum total of all our thoughts and …