Motivational Quote: Short memories

“The past cannot be changed, but the future is still in your power.” – Hugh White, Former US Congressman

Mentally Transferring Ownership of Your Product

“If you can get your customer to see themselves doing or using whatever your product does you win big. The trick is they have to imagine themselves using your product.” – Kevin Hogan, Author of The Psychology of Persuasion

How to ethically tip the scales in your favor: Science of Persuasion

Looking for ethical ways to tip the scales in your favor. Whether you are selling a product, presenting an idea, or asking for a date, these six principles can help. It is definitely worth watching. This animated video describes the six universal Principles of Persuasion that have been scientifically proven to make you most effectiveContinue reading “How to ethically tip the scales in your favor: Science of Persuasion”

Succeeding with the Bottom 10%

I found a great article on how to succeed with the bottom 10% of your employees. This was written by Dan Rockwell on his blog titled: Leadership Freak Every organization has a bottom 10% of employees, leaders, and managers who perform poorly. Your goal, if you can’t remove the bottom 10% is to maximize the situation. 7Continue reading “Succeeding with the Bottom 10%”

Motivational Quote: Building Credibility

“Humility builds credibility.” – Richard Elmes This quote was inspired by an excellent blog post that I read this afternoon titled: Apologize Authentically by Cindy Stradling. In this post she not only gives 6 steps on how to Apologize Authentically, but she also says: “When you apologize authentically, people recognize that you are human, yet areContinue reading “Motivational Quote: Building Credibility”

Motivational Quote: Bravery

“Bravery is not being scared to do something, but is feeling scared, pushing through the fear and doing it anyway.” -Survival Expert Bear Grylls

Giving Your Best Effort

Great Leaders tend to find ways to get the most out of their folks. What are some of the techniques that your favorite leaders have used to get you to give your best effort? Post a comment with your story.

Risk vs Reward

It felt like my heart was going to beat out of my chest as I grasped the magnitude of what I was about to do. My knees shook so bad that it was actually a relief when I went down on one knee. And my voice trembled and I barely got out the words of the most important speechContinue reading “Risk vs Reward”

Motivational Quote: Progress

So remember, even when you make mistakes and think that you may have taken the wrong road, check it out because it may lead to even greater rewards than your first path.