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Stand Out From The Crowd With The Right Communication Skills.

I’ve invited Erin Ardleigh, President of Dynama Insurance and one of the best professionals I know, to give you a few tips on successful communication in business:

I say “insurance salesperson”…
You think, let me guess, “pushy”, “slick”, “fast talker”. Maybe you think of the stereotypical, unrelenting salesperson, such as Ned Ryerson, the schoolmate turned insurance salesman […]

You’re Going To HATE What I Have To Say.

“I’m Going To Change Your Life In One Easy Step!”

I get emails like this all the time. Personalities who say they will radically change your life instantly. All you have to do is believe (and spend $195, $795, 0r $8995) and you will get the secret to the riches of the universe without lifting a finger.

I […]

Is Your Business Under The Weather?

Most businesses today have a fatal flaw that will take down their entire client base.

It’s the fear of doing something . . . anything . . . NEW. They know it ‘might’ fail — so they do nothing.

I’m here to tell you that doing nothing (most of the time) is worse than failing. Why?

Let me […]

How Agile Are You?

“50% of occupations in corporations today will no longer exist by 2025.” — from Fast Forward 2030: The Future of Work and the Workplace

In less than 10 years, we’re going to see a massive landscape change in companies, organizational structures, and even customer wants and needs. To succeed you need to be flexible, innovate, and be agile.

For example, […]

The Best Tool To Communicate Effectively With Your Manager.

Everyone has a manager/boss. Even if you are in business on your own, someone is out there plucking the puppet strings of your career.

I work with a myriad of people who have incredible success and terrible issues with their manager. Some bosses are insane, some are saints, some are psychotic, and some are surprisingly normal.

One area […]

Do Whatever It Takes.

If you read Stop Playing In The Kiddie Pool the other day, you got a harsh introduction into running your business. You need to be SERIOUS, COMMITTED, & FEARLESS in yourself and your business. This is a ‘Part Two’ to that article.

When people run a race or push themselves when they exercise, they tend to hit a physical and mental […]

Get Over Your Fear Of Pricing.

Whether you’re established in business or just getting started, you want your pricing to position you as a leader – not as a follower.Let me explain — you don’t have to be the most expensive, but you can’t be the cheapest and you surely can’t be a bargain! Clients and decision makers really do respect and value […]

Stop Playing In The Kiddie Pool.

How serious are you about your business? 

What are you willing to do to make it to the next level? 

How would you like to add another $100k a month to your business? It’s not impossible — many people do it.

But they have to be SERIOUS, COMMITTED, & FEARLESS in themselves and their business.

You need to be SERIOUS […]

Top 5 Ways Business Owners Underperform.

All business owners underperform to one degree or another.

The question — Is your underperformance is affecting your business success to a great or minimal degree?

Are your ‘bad’ behaviors making you miss out on a few percentage points per year or 10-20-40% per year?

Or in another way — a few hundred dollars or a few hundred thousand dollars?

When I start with […]

If 2017 Was The Best Year Of Your Life, What Would Have To Happen?

Take a moment and imagine it’s December 31, 2017. You’re sitting back in your comfy leather chair, reading your favorite book, by the fireplace sipping hot chocolate. MMMMM.

Looking back over the past 365 days — you realize you had a great year. An amazing, incredible, unbelievable year.

Step One — What would make it an amazing year professionally? A […]