Today is the day you decide to write the book that you’ve always wanted to write. You sit down at your computer, or at the table with a pen and paper you’re ready to go.
Except . . .
Nothing comes out. Your thoughts stop and you can’t remember what you were even going to write about.
Has this ever happened to you?… Read more
In 2014 21,000,000 students graduated from college. That number is increasing every year. More and more students are eager to work that have college degrees and there is more competition every year.
Are you looking for a little job advice for recent graduates?… Read more
Thinking about how to start writing a book, but aren’t sure where to start?
One of the reasons that so many people never finish their book is because they did not properly plan it out.
Think about it…
By planning out your book properly BEFORE you start it can save you time, money, effort and prevent you from hitting a wall after writing your first 3 pages.
If you are really, really really serious about starting to write a book, you need to read this blog…. Read more
Finding new people to buy your product or service is an important part of the entire sales process. Do you have a great product but aren’t gaining the right customers to buy it?
Are you not sure how to approach your customers or have a confusing sales message?
Use these 14 sales tips to gain more of the right customers who WILL buy your products…. Read more
The average person ranks the fear of public speaking higher than the fear of death. The truth is, this fear could be hurting your professional and personal life.
You may have been there before.
You feel nervous, your palms sweat, your stomach ties itself into knots. You don’t want to do it. You would rather do anything else than talk to someone.
Is this you?… Read more
30,000,000 PowerPoint presentations are made around the world daily. How many more bad ones should we have to sit through?
Sitting through a long, boring, PowerPoint presentation that no person wants to listen to can be torture. The much worse scenario is that you are the one giving the presentation that nobody likes . . …. Read more
Did you know that 95% of companies that have a code of values don’t even use them?
Recently, I interviewed an absolutely remarkable person, Dina Dwyer-Owens, who is the co-chair of the Dwyer Group, which has more than 1700 franchises in eight countries…. Read more
One of the great questions as an entrepreneur or a business owner is, “How do you keep your business evolving with your customer?”
Today, we call this business model innovation or reinventing you business model. What is this? It means is that no matter what has happened in your past, your current business model may be partially obsolete in some places. In some instances, it may be completely obsolete.
It may be time for some business model innovation…. Read more
Have you ever felt the need to help someone who has helped you in the past? This is known as the law of reciprocity. It is one of the many different persuasion techniques that you can use to influence others.
Keep reading to take a look at how it works and how to use it correctly.
Law of Reciprocity
Persuasion by reciprocation is based on the law of reciprocity. It’s considered by many to be the most powerful law of human nature. Basically, it states that,
“If you do something nice for me I’ll do something nice for you. I feel obligated to reciprocate.”
For example, if we go out to lunch and I pick up the bill, you almost always offer to pay for it next time. Next time we go out to lunch, you insist on paying for the bill.
There are different types of reciprocation which I will explain below…. Read more
I’ve spoken in 69 countries around the world in the past 30 years. I’ve spoken in virtually every large and small country on every continent.
I’ve also been translated by about 50 different professional interpreters into different languages.
I can say that I have a lot of experience in speaking around the world and I would love to teach you how to become a motivational speaker or a public speaker…. Read more