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
Recently Kenny from Facebook asked me,
“How do you stay motivated and keep your cool when things are going badly around you?”
Here are some tips on how to stay positive and motivated when times get tough and you face problems. If you want to learn how to overcome your problems and stay motivated, keep reading…… Read more
On my blog, I want to deliver you, my loyal readers, valuable content that can be put into action as soon as you’re done reading my article.
I know that you come to my site because you want to take charge of your success. Whether you want to achieve work-life balance, business success or financial independence, there is something on my blog for you.
I wanted to wrap up the 2014 year by giving you my most popular blogs. Skim over them again if you want to grab a quick motivating refresher, or read them for the first time if you missed any of them over the year…. Read more
I hope that the year is wonderful and prosperous for you. I’ve made a list of some inspirational quotes for the new year to inspire you.
I want you to ask yourself this…
“If this was the best year of my life, what would have to happen?”… Read more
Cold calling potential prospects can be frustrating and hard. Whether you are doing it in person or on the phone, it is your job to warm up a potential customer.
This process can be exceedingly difficult, especially if you’re not used to it.
I’ve called many prospects and I’m going to show you how to make this process much easier…. Read more
Do you want to make 2016 the best and most successful year of your life?
I want to explain what you can do to make it happen! These tips are very practical and easy to do, but they will be greatly beneficial to your success. Keep reading and I will show you how…… Read more