How Communication is like Football

With the Super Bowl 50 coming up this weekend, I thought I would explore how throwing a football (sorry American football to soccer fans outside of North America), is like the communication process. Enjoy. You may be the smartest salesperson in your industry. You may have a great product, and your product knowledge may be outstanding,Continue reading “How Communication is like Football”

Motivational Quote: The Effect of Negative Words

“Harsh words can be like nuclear bombs to relationships” – Royal Hamel, http://www.lightthedarkness.org/ Just as harsh words can destroy, kind words can energize relationships more than you can ever expect. So choose your words wisely.

Motivational Quote: Connecting with your Customers

“If you make a sale, you can earn a commission.  If you make a friend, you can earn a fortune.”   -Jeffrey Gitomer,  Author / Speaker  / Consultant http://www.gitomer.com/  

Motivational Quote: Innovation

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs, Co-Founder, Apple Computers

Motivational Quote: Confusion

“Confusion is the step before clarity.” -Joy Baldridge

Is it a pitch or a presentation?

There was an interesting conversation this morning on Facebook between three excellent professional speakers (I would highly recommend each one of them) about the difference between sales pitches and sales presentations. Kelley Robertson  http://www.kelleyrobertson.com/ It’s a sales presentation, not a pitch!! Pet peeve of mine!! Kit Grant http://kitgrant.com/ How well you do it is more importantContinue reading “Is it a pitch or a presentation?”

Merry Christmas Everyone

Merry Christmas Everyone!!! I hope this is a fun and exciting day that will bring Joy and Happiness as we celebrate with our families. This photo was from the blog Life and Times of the Urban Tiger: http://theurbantiger.wordpress.com

Motivational Quote: Happiness

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” -Abraham Lincoln The question is: “How happy will you choose to be this holiday season?”

Feeling Holiday Stress? Read on

As many people know the Holidays can be a very busy and stressful time. The following article was written by a friend of mine, Julie Christiansen will help you get through this stressful time. Julie Christiansen, http://www.angersolution.com is the author of many books on Anger Solution and Stress relief. ______________________________________________ Oh the weather outside isContinue reading “Feeling Holiday Stress? Read on”

Motivational Quote: Obstacles along the way

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” – Frank Clark