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It’s amazing how an uplifting or inspirational story can completely change your day, and sometimes your life. One thought that touches your heart or reminds you of your dreams can inspire steps that would otherwise remain untaken and stir new perspectives on life and possibilities.

Though there are a ton of different ‘quote websites’, on this page you’ll always find a wealth of inspiring, motivating and insightful stories– thoughtfully chosen with you and your dreams in mind.

Thank you for being my special guest , as we go on a journey of the mind, to explore this illusive thing we call SUCCESS.

 

7 Ways to Change Your Sales Focus and Drive New Revenue – #2

# 2 – Improve Customer Experience Touch Points Nowadays, digitally savvy customers have higher expectations. Your business should revolve around customer needs instead of your company’s internal processes. Create more potential touch points to improve the customer experience and increase customer satisfaction. While not every customer wants to be in contact every day, or even…

7 Ways to Change Your Sales Focus and Drive New Revenue – #1

Rethink Your Strategy for Marketing, Sales, and Service Integration Do your marketing, sales, and service teams work together? If not, you should rethink your marketing process. These teams will be more likely to succeed if they work together and share customer information. Once everyone has a clear picture of what is going on with potential…

What is the role of coaching?

Why a coach? Why a mentor? Let’s face it sometimes we’re looking for…More? Better? Different? I remember when I made up my mind to take on the challenge of being a Toastmaster Champion. The first thing I did was find someone who had more experience than I did, and asked them how to go about…

Think and Grow Rich – (Step 8 Toward Riches: Persistence)

There are four simple steps which lead to the habit of persistence. They call for no great amount of intelligence, no particular amount of education, and but little time or effort. The necessary steps are: A definite purpose backed by a burning desire for its fulfillment. A definite plan, expressed in continuous action. A mind…

Happy 4th of July!

“The good life is expensive. There is another way to live that doesn’t cost as much, but it isn’t any good.” – Spanish Distiller Commissioned Selling Offers You The Good Life. You should earn the amount of money you need, to provide the things you want, to live the way you choose. Money is a…

Is your company growing & thriving?

Companies look to thrive and grow. In preparation, leaders work with their teams to identify the bottlenecks, roadblocks, and/or weaknesses that will keep the company from exploding with success.   We start by asking “Why” five times to arrive at the root of the bottleneck.   From there, it’s time to dedicate resources to put…

Ask "Why?" Five Times.

There’s something to be said about children who continue to ask “why” about everything. When they ask and you respond, and they ask “Why?” again, it means they don’t have the complete answer to their question. They will continue to ask until they understand the entire concept or until the adult gets frustrated. In business,…

Presentation Tip It is most important to involve the members of the audience and make them feel like they are part of your presentation. Human beings are much more likely to be supportive of something that they are made to feel a part of. Involving and interacting with your audience may be one of the…

Looking for a "Happier" New Year?

  All humans love comfort. We’re natural creatures of habit. Even when we think we’re adventurous, there are certain parts of our personality that prefer things a certain way. “As we’ve always done them.” Most of us, when we’re young, learn the habits that shape our adult behavior. Over time, our actions become almost instinctual.…

Butterflies and Public Speaking

Last week I gave a presentation to a group of my top referral sources.  Yes, it was scary! I teach presentation skills…I am an expert in presentation skills and public speaking. Was I nervous? I SURE WAS! Even the most seasoned speakers get nervous. How do they conquer the fear, doubt and uncertainty? They practice…