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December 30, 2017

While visiting with a client recently I noticed a member of the team had been promoted to "Team Lead".  The Team Lead was responsible for scheduling staff, dealing with smaller day to day matters with staff and clients, along with a minutia of other issues that come up...

September 20, 2017

I've heard it been said many times that entrepreneurs need to have a killer instinct. That term may sound harsh and perhaps it is. Let's get past it for a moment and think about what it takes to make it as a small business owner. Do you have the following skill set:

1)...

September 20, 2017

Door to Door Sales

I spent the last two days delivering 200 flyers to local merchants promoting a motivational night out with staff, family and friends. Knocking on doors reminded me that if you are in the speaking business you are in sales and vice versa.  Each time I...

September 19, 2017

Customer Service Horror Stories

As a Customer Service Instructor and Consultant I am forever waiting for bad service. As soon as I see it I pounce like a waiting tiger. Much of the time my prey is young and helpless. They are often untrained, new to the job or have been...

September 19, 2017

Today's question is: Are you Marketing to Your Entire Audience?

I recently attended a tremendous marketing workshop by Callan Rush. During the seminar she divided consumers into sections.

3% are actively looking of you. They know they need your product and will seek you...

September 19, 2017

Time to Get Real With Your Business

Recently a business associate asked that I give her some ideas about growing her speaking business. Let's call this business associate Karen to protect his/her identity.

I don't pretend to have all the answers. I still have mentors and...

September 19, 2017

Are You Congruent?

Are you congruent with your brand and your message? Over the last couple of years I've worked and seen a number of great speakers who are in complete harmony with their message. Speakers like  Christopher Rausch, Lisa Steadman, Tony Robbins and Henry...

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