Archive for Life Lessons

Here is a Quote That I like

“100% of the shots you don’t take don’t go in.” – Wayne Gretzky What does it mean to you? In your life? Are you being held back by anything or anyone? Why? Sometimes it’s FEAR. Fear of what? What would really happen to you if you tried and it didn’t work out as planned? You […]

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Limitations

Recently I heard a great quote about limitations. “Sometimes you argue for your limitations and you get to keep them” I liked it because we DO tend to talk about what we CAN’T Do too much. We argue the point and it gets us nowhere. Think about it in your life and be totally honest […]

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Do You Know Any “Know It Alls”?

I just came back from doing a 3 day seminar. It was fun. Having said that, there was a man in the audience that “had all the answers”. It didn’t matter which speaker that was speaking, he would either argue or have a better idea. It was quite amazing. Why am I telling you this? […]

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Are You “Out Of Order”?

As a small business consultant, I have worked with hundreds of good people who really struggle with getting things done. Most of them are always busy doing things that are important and maybe not so important. We have all used “to do lists” and possibly been to seminars teaching us time management skills and other […]

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Sales Training In One Minute. Tip #1

Today I was in a meeting of about 20 professional sales people. Some successful and others not so successful. Here Is The One Minute Sales Training….. Those who took action more often were most successful!!!!!!! That didn’t even take 60 seconds. Read it again. One salesman said he was training another one and showing him […]

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He Said, “I’m Not Interested!”

Recently I was out on a prospecting call. As soon as they small businees owner saw that I was not there to buy anything from him, he quickly said he was not interested. Not Interested In What? This small minded small business owner had no idea how offensive he was. He was purely self centered […]

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How To Lose Customers And Not Even Know It

Recently I went into a jewelry retail store with a client who wanted to put a small amount of brochures in the store to promote his business. He was also in the market to possibly buy some jewelry for his wife. The owner showed him some nice pieces and my client talked about bringing his […]

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“When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get………Grateful”

Life is tough and even those who wish to “look on the bright side” still get rained upon. And even when it appears that you are doing all that you know to receive the desired outcome and it still doesn’t come, what are we to think? Is it us? Are we expecting too much? Too […]

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What Can You Learn From A Donkey?

One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his […]

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