Motivational Quote: Overcoming Fear

Nothing great happens when you hold back.” From the movie Home Run http://www.homerunthemovie.com

Motivational Quote: Olympic Adversity

This quote is dedicated to the Canadian Men’s Olympic Hockey Team after losing 5-3 to USA. “You may not be the champion of the day, but how you deal with adversity can still make you a winner.” – Richard Elmes, The Sales Dating Guy

Why Dating is Like Software Sales

Here is another example of the Sales Dating Mindset in this blog post by Saumil Mehta If you’ve ever worked in an enterprise software company at the same time as being single, maybe you’ve noticed the similarities between dating and software sales. Here’s how: Putting on a match.com profile is like going to a tradeContinue reading “Why Dating is Like Software Sales”

Dating and Sales – It’s not that different

I think we have another convert to the Sales Dating philosophy. Here is an article by Greta Schulz.    http://www.b2bsalesplaybook.com/clubportal/ClubStatic.cfm?clubID=2173&pubmenuoptID=24674  Greta Schulz is the President of Proactive Training. Dating and Sales – It’s Not That Different Remember when you were dating, and you went out with someone for the first time? For example, let’s say you’re femaleContinue reading “Dating and Sales – It’s not that different”

Motivational Quote: Others Opinion of You

“Someone’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.” – Les Brown http://www.lesbrown.com  

Should managers/leaders apologize?

The following question was posted on LinkedIn by Doyle  Slayton http://www.SalesBlogcast.com who is a trainer in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Should managers/leaders apologize? I’ve worked for bosses who hold polar opposite views on the issue of whether or not a manager should apologize. One believes that a manager should never apologize to their employees. The other makes itContinue reading “Should managers/leaders apologize?”

Why you should always vote

My head hit the pillow but I still couldn’t sleep. My body was so exausted, but my mind was racing. I had just logging 16 1/2 hours for Elections Canada, working as a Central Poll Supervisor (running 2 large polls and leading 7 others) for the Canadian Federal Election at the University of Guelph, but yet IContinue reading “Why you should always vote”

Valuing the “Golden Moments” in our life

You could tell that she was fighting back the tears. No, they were not tears of sadness. No, they were not tears of shame. But instead they were tears of joy and tears of relief. Years of training, years of practice and years of competitions led to this moment. This was her moment to shine. ThisContinue reading “Valuing the “Golden Moments” in our life”