The Art of NOT Closing

Will need to know today if you want to go ahead with this project. This was a line I received in an email once, and nothing else in the contents of the email. Essentially this person is trying to close…

Know Your Roots

A tree has many leaves, branches and fruit – that is all we see as humans. But the secret that the tree has is roots. The roots keep the tree grounded, it keeps the tree in place and most of all it…

Own Your Part

Everyone plays a part, a part in everything they do – in relationships whether they be business or personal. Owning your part is very key, make sure you are clear, direct and understood well as its the only grounding you…

Assumptions

We often make the mistake of assuming – largely based on our knowledge and previous “experience.” However what we are really doing is putting a barrier, not an assumption. We are labeling, profiling, judging and finding people guilty of  an assumption…

Respons-ibility

People often mistake responsibility and turn it into a burden.  Simply put responsibility starts with one simple thing respons-iblity. Simply responding to the task at hand is all that is needed to take ownership of it.  After that you work on your…

The Newlywed Effect

Ever tried a restaurant and fell in love with it?  Everything was magical and perfect, wasn’t it? Tried to go back a second time? Didn’t quite live up to what the first time was did it? In fact generally it goes down…

Your Frontline

Customer’s are the doorway to your success, no customers, no success, no product nothing else can happen without someone (a customer) interacting with your product. So next time a customer makes a complaint, or even a suggestion, make sure whoever…

Stop Looking For Inspiration

Everywhere around you there is inspiration – if you could stop and just sit for a moment you would see it.  And the best part about this inspiration is it follows no logic, no path, just need and flow. Trees grow in patterns that…

You Aren’t – So Just Be

Everyone, everywhere wants to be someone they aren’t.  You aren’t – stop and learn from others, take what they have made and make it your own.  Stop imitating, stop copying and start doing. The sooner you do the sooner you…

Depression, Not!

It seems that we are always in a depression.  Can you remember the last time you talked to someone and they told you we are in the best time and there is no depression?  Even in the heydays of housing market we…