Motivational Quote: Inspiring

“A good teacher can teach you the subject, but a great teacher can inspire and teach you lessons and skills that can be carried through your life.” – Matt Ward, VP Ward Heating Products

Motivational Quote: Power of Results

“Nothing motivates like results.” – Dr. Robert Lewis, Creator of Men’s Fraternity

I see something in you…

Enjoy this Toastmasters International,  2014 World Champion of Public Speaking winning speech by Dananjaya Hettiarachchi.

How to be a Winner…guaranteed!

This weekend is the big championship weekend for many of the baseball teams in my home town. So, all the hard work they put in during practices, all the skills and lessons they learned during the regular season all come down to the performance this weekend. And especially today, Championship day. But I encourage allContinue reading “How to be a Winner…guaranteed!”

This will be the toughest sale you will ever make!!!

 “The toughest sale you will ever make is to sell yourself on how good you really are. ” – Richard Elmes Not believing in yourself, your skills and your talents will effect your career more than any other factor. And many people fall victim to the “Justa Syndrome,” where they feel that they are justaContinue reading “This will be the toughest sale you will ever make!!!”

When giving a Presentation, what is the biggest obstacle to connecting with your audience?

In a recent LinkedIn post Ritzya Mitchell, The “Drama” queen at http://www.thedramacoach.com/index2.html asked: When giving a Presentation, what is the biggest obstacle to connecting with your audience? Here is my response:   Hi Ritzya, I believe the biggest obstacle to connecting with your audience is focusing on you rather than the audience. Focusing on what youContinue reading “When giving a Presentation, what is the biggest obstacle to connecting with your audience?”

Enlisting your pit crew: The secret strategy that will help you get people to help you with your career

In a previous post I talked about the benefits of having people in your life that can help your career. I called them your pit crew.  Today I will share with you some secrets on how to get people to help you. 1. Take Inventory: You have some people in your pit crew already. MakeContinue reading “Enlisting your pit crew: The secret strategy that will help you get people to help you with your career”

Go get ’em tiger: How to set your new Sales Rep up for failure

Imagine you are hired as a new salesperson and on your first day after a brief orientation, your Sales Manager gives you a little pep talk that goes something like this: “The customers are out there… all you need to do is go out and find them.” Then after he loads you up with productContinue reading “Go get ’em tiger: How to set your new Sales Rep up for failure”

More than Just Phones

I was quoted in the following article that was published in Job Postings Magazine – May Issue http://www.jobpostings.ca/articleDetail.cfm?id=357     More than just phones by Suelian White May 01,2008   Call centres are ideal training grounds for the kind of skills the Canadian economy requires. Learn how you can strengthen your resume by adding a part-time jobContinue reading “More than Just Phones”