Money For Lunch – Networking

UPGRADE Your Business: The Keys Are in Your Hands

October 13, 2013 1:21 AM0 comments
UPGRADE Your Business: The Keys Are in Your Hands

Nine coaches, myself included, were sitting in a hotel meeting room in Scottsdale, Arizona, mesmerized by Master Coach Steve Hardison, the guest speaker at our workshop.  To have Hardison coach you exclusively, you have to be willing to pay $150,000 up front, plus all of your travel and lodging to, […]

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Selling Services: Why Should I Buy It from YOU?

October 4, 2013 6:08 PM0 comments
Selling Services: Why Should I Buy It from YOU?

In my work as a National Sales Trainer and Performance Coach for Professionals, I often discuss Three Universal Marketing Questions that anyone selling his or her services ought to know the answers to: (1) What are you offering? (2) To whom are you offering it? (3) Why should they hire […]

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The Top Five Essentials to Successfully Closing a Sale

September 16, 2013 8:15 PM0 comments
The Top Five Essentials to Successfully Closing a Sale

An ancient business phobia that most entrepreneurs encounter at one time or another is the fear of sales. The range of trepidation varies from stage presentations, random encounters, networking meetings, webinars and let’s not forget the queen of anxieties, cold calling. Recently, while taking a moment to enjoy a little […]

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October is Anti-Bullying Month!

September 14, 2013 10:06 PM0 comments
October is Anti-Bullying Month!

October is National Bully Prevention Month! Wear Orange to signify this awareness! You can purchase T-shirts here: http://www.pacer.org/bullying/nbpm/unity-day-t-shirt.asp You’ll be supporting a good cause if you do! Thanks to the Trisha Goddard show in Stamford, CT for making me aware of this! First of all, I just want to thank […]

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How Rejection Can Make Help You Become A Great Entrepreneur

September 13, 2013 6:04 PM0 comments
How Rejection Can Make Help You Become A Great Entrepreneur

  My entrepreneurial journey began on the night of my senior prom – what should have been a special event turned out to be one of the worst nights of my life. I was an incredibly shy and insecure child from a family without many resources; and as a result, […]

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Secrets To Getting Past The Gatekeepers

September 9, 2013 4:30 AM1 comment
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Getting past the Gatekeepers is a combination of chess and psychological warfare. Gatekeepers aren’t the enemy but life would be easier if you could get past those pesky keepers of the gate. Here are some tricks, strategies, and secrets to get you past the Gatekeepers. TIP 1: Be The Media […]

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Why Creating a Professional Presence is the New Black

August 20, 2013 10:35 PM0 comments
Why Creating a Professional Presence is the New Black

These are the five most powerful business building strategies you can incorporate in your marketing arsenal. As you master them through practice, you will become one of the most sought after experts in your social and professional circle. Brand You-Yes, you are a brand!  Your brand is the impression that […]

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A Wide Horizon Stratagem – Focus on the Future rather than the Past

August 19, 2013 4:13 AM0 comments

In an expanding and evolving world, executives and staff alike hear catch phrases of the day without much explanation behind them. Problems are opportunities. There is no glass ceiling. Proactivity over reaction. And here’s another one for you: Business is about strategic execution, not operational action. It’s number 23 on my 50 strategems for […]

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Are You Seeing Results?

August 10, 2013 6:42 PM0 comments

Is the entrepreneurial struggle worth the time and money?   Are you in the midst of working to accomplish a long-term vision but find doubt creeping into your mind? In the early stages of entrepreneurship, doubt about our capabilities come into play.  This is due to our area of expertise […]

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The Magic Silver Bullet Syndrome

August 9, 2013 1:46 PM0 comments

Great wealth for little or no effort, free money, quick returns, overnight success, zero risk, risk free, GUARANTEED! This is the rhetoric of the magic silver bullet syndrome. The one consistent behavior trait that supersedes even cynicism and skepticism is the belief that one can get rich quick. This has […]

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