John Maxwell When I was much younger, I found myself in a job situation where the environment wasn’t conducive to growth. This frustrated and discouraged me. I had always been focused on growth and improvement. From basketball as a kid to speaking professionally, I was always looking for ways to get better at what I … Continue reading

The Formula for Failure and Success

by Jim Rohn Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you. Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. We do not fail overnight. Failure is … Continue reading

How to make it in this business.

And by this business, I mean any business. Everybody wants to know the secret to being wildly successful (in monetary terms, at least), and sorry, but it’s not a secret. It’s far more depressing. It’s a handful of (sometimes impossibly) difficult and time-consuming steps. Step One: Be born to fabulously wealthy and highly-connected parents. If you’ve got this step … Continue reading

43 Do-It-Yourself Marketing Ideas To Start Today

By Emias Yorkie | January 6, 2012 | Need some inspiration to get you started? Here are 43 do-it-yourself marketing ideas that you can start doing today: Start an e-mail marketing campaign Get listed in online industry directories Ask for and use client testimonial Sponsor a charity event or local sports team Design and schedule … Continue reading

When You Answer a Prospect’s Question, Avoid Two Words—Yes and No

by Jeffrey Gitomer When a prospect asks me a “yes” or “no” question, I never answer yes or no. When a prospect asks me any question, I try answer in the form of a question—or ask a question at the end of my answer. This establishes the two central objectives of selling… 1. I’m in … Continue reading