When you run your own business, it’s hard to keep the sales funnel healthy and moving with new referrals, prospect and hopefully, clients!
Most people forget about REFERRALS. Why?
You hate to ask for things from other people.
You don’t want to come off as someone who NEEDS referrals.
You know it sounds like begging for clients.
And many, many others.
Bottom line — to run a successful business, you need constant and regular referrals.
To get those . . . YOU NEED TO ASK FOR REFERRALS.
I’ve linked to one of my most requested articles: Get Referrals NOW™ — 13 simple steps to start a referral flood to your business. […]
In 2013, I will be highlighting many old and new companies who embrace 21st century progress and run their businesses differently from the old guard who are quickly dying off.
My first is John Neeman Tools. They are a small crew of craftsmen from Latvia who use their heritage of craftsmanship handed down through many generations to design and create woodworking tools. Their process, their method and mission, keeps these traditions and crafts alive and well. In this high-tech age, their traditional craftsmanship is flourishing.
John Neeman Tools is founded by Jacob – a carpenter with love for traditional woodworking and his friend – a village bladesmith. This bond has created a premier company. […]
One of my favorite quotes from Bruce Lee:
“If you alway put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else — it will spread into work and into your life. There are no limits — there are only plateaus and you must not stay there — you must go beyond them.”
What is Bruce really saying when it comes to your career or business?
Everything in your life is a plateau on an endless mountain. You work hard — you move up — and make it to the next plateau. You get settled — you enjoy that plateau — and then you make plans to move from that plateau to the next plateau on the mountain.
And I promise you — if you stay at that plateau for a long time — one of three realities will occur: […]
“There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t draw on some of the expertise that Super-Coach Rich Gee has shared with me over the past two years. My natural inclination is to start the day with whatever is in front of me and let chaos reign.
But there’s this little Rich Gee voice inside […]