I'm a huge advocate for sharing the real essentials with other business owners to help and empower them achieve their Big Fat Hairy Audacious Goals! One of the ways I do this is agree to be interviewed by podcasters, YouTubers, and others with a client base of business owners. Here, I was interviewed by one of our existing Explorer Mastermind clients - Amanda Daniels from Koogar Integrated Marketing. … [Read more...] about 8 Essentials to SCALE, Podcast
How to find, attract and feed a superhero! “Until you have an employee, you are one!” It may sound harsh, but the reality is, until you have at least one employee, automatically it means you are the only one employed to do everything in the business, and doing everything is NOT good for business! So attracting, recruiting and feeding your superhero is imperative to growing a successful business. I’ll start by sharing with you the 7 simple recruitment steps, and then close with a … [Read more...] about How to feed a superhero!
Job descriptions often list negotiation skills as a desirable asset for job candidates, but the ability to negotiate requires a collection of interpersonal and communication skills used together to bring a desired result. The circumstances of negotiation occur when two parties or groups of individuals disagree on the solution for a problem or the goal for a project or contract. A successful negotiation requires the two parties to come together and hammer out an agreement that is acceptable to … [Read more...] about How to achieve a WIN-WIN
There is something salespeople do that makes selling more difficult. They don’t mean to do it, and many still don’t know what they should do differently and why what they’re doing makes selling more difficult. What they are doing is leading with their products. It is easy to get hyped up about your product, especially if you work in a company that develops great products. A lot of the internal conversations are about how the product is better than what came before it and how it is better than … [Read more...] about NOBODY wants to buy your product/service
Were you one of the hundreds and thousands of people that, at Midnight on the 31st December made a New Years Resolution? Did you make some kind of pledge or promise to yourself, your family and your friends that "This is going to be the year that....." interesting how Gym membership and weight loss groups always report it as the busiest time of the year, only for divorce solicitors to also report a rise around the 23rd of the same month! I find it ironic that people wait until the 1st … [Read more...] about 12-1
Like it or not, we are all gladiators. We go to sleep and wake up in a social arena from which there is no escape. Challenge upon challenge confronts us, walls restrain us, and a mob of spectator’s mocks, sneers, or cheers us. Each and every day brings new battles whether we want them or not and whether we're up to them or not. Life forces us to face one skirmish after another - no choice in the matter. What we can choose, though, is which kind of gladiator to be, victor or victim. Being a … [Read more...] about 8 Steps to take back control of EVERYTHING