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Have you ever wondered why people start blogs? In the world of online marketing and product generation, often times it’s to start building up content and name recognition for an eventual product launch. In this post we are going to look at two individuals who first started with a blog of their own, then went... More »Why Every Product Needs a Blog & Blog Needs a Product!
Over the past year and a half I have been with SAP I’ve made it a personal action plan to network as much as possible. So, I did what most do, attended events and set up countless one on ones. Even though they’re two different things, I picked up on a single theme. Time and... More »Networking Tips To Live By
Today, people will seldom buy anything without doing some online research. For example, I was recently looking to buy a new car. I had read all the blogs, reviews and researched the best finance available, so I was fully prepared to ‘haggle’ with the dealer. To my surprise, when I started to haggle the dealer... More »What Questions Do You Need to Answer to Increase Online Software Sales?
Self-awareness is a really big deal for everyone, especially executives and business leaders. Failure to face reality can destroy your career and your company. More »7 Signs You're Not Self-Aware Enough to Be a Great Leader
What is it that really separates super-successful entrepreneurs from average Joes? They really get to know the people they do business with. Here’s how. If you’ve ever spoken with a highly-successful entrepreneur and felt like you were being interrogated, it probably wasn’t your imagination. Based on survey research I’ve done for my new book Business Brilliant,... More »3 Questions You Must Ask Before You Make a Deal
Stand by your beds! The snap inspection is an everyday part of life in the armed forces, the gruff drill sergeant storming into the barracks to check that everything is shipshape and ready for action. You may be just importing from China, rather than invading Russia, but you still want the production and delivery of... More »Global Trading Tips: 7 Factory and Product Check-ups That Can Save You Money
This is an interesting question, but it also offers a chance for reflection about individual employment ability. The best way to understand a situation is often to put yourself in the other person’s shoes. Would you hire you? There are some ways to make yourself more attractive to a possible employer and they are actually... More »Would You Hire You?
How’d Richard Branson, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett do so well? They lived according to these seven strategic, wealth-building principles. My new book Business Brilliant is based on survey research that found seven key principles of work and wealth-building that super-successful people practice but ordinary people avoid. Here are stories of seven of the most successful–and wealthiest–people in... More »7 Traits That Distinguish Super Successful People From Ordinary Ones
All Trial and Error—But Only in the Beginning Success and failure. Peaks and valleys. Ups and downs. High seasons and low seasons. Whether you work in online business or not, you’ve likely heard these terms before that all denote the same thing: the points when your work is doing well and the times when it’s... More »The Work-Success Cycle: The Ongoing Article Writing Routine
From Rookie to Pro Humans seem to be the only beings out there that can recognize their own talents. We see this time and again with the athletes that triumph, the performers that move people, and the scientists that discover. Life is at its best when a talent or achievement is recognized. If you’re a... More »Become the Go-to Guru: Finding Digital Business Success by Sharing What You Know
Angry, pushy, irritated, rude and fuming. There will be times when professionals are the target of a pressure-heated colleague or customer. Remaining balanced ourselves is possible. But, it is a choice that must be made every time. In our customer service training, we encourage these tactics as a way to remain professionally effective: Be separate... More »Handling Irate People: 6 Tactical Steps
I believe doers — do, and complainers — complain. It should be an easy choice at which of the two are more conducive to starting a viable business. Shed the complainers and find the people that do. Seek out people who are interested in being successful and maybe with a lot of hard work and... More »Find The Doers
Ask the average person if they love the interviewing process and you will get a mixed bag of answers. Some people hate the job search process, but feel comfortable and confident in interviews and others feel uncomfortable selling themselves and would rather be hired on the qualifications and merit. Well, the reality is that no... More »Job Interviews: Change Your Mindset And Change Your Results
How to keep the music playing in all areas of your life! Being successful in sales is more than a full time job. Of course, there are goals to meet, clients to call, and presentations to make, but what about the other aspects of your life? Is success just about exceeding quotas and making President’s... More »You’re Great at Sales, But How Does the Rest of Your Life Look?