Can you believe it? The second quarter of 2019 is already over. In my quarterly roundup, I share with you my top three LinkedIn sales videos from the last three months. All of them have valuable tips that’ll help you increase your sales and achieve your goals for Q3.
Habits are liberating. A life in which we have to consider which shoe to tie first, and how we want to apply the paste to the brush each day would leave us exhausted. By relying on habits we free our minds to focus on what matters most.
We often hear that thinking and reflecting are synonymous. They most certainly are not. Self-Reflection demands far more than intelligence. It requires a particular type of vulnerability and courage. Are you spending too much time thinking and not enough reflecting?
As the holidays approach and we gather with our family, friends or perhaps someone else’s family and friends, we are reminded to show gratitude, to feel grateful for all we have., But some of us may find ourselves falling short, or perhaps secretly thinking, “if only” If only, I had a
In his book The Road to Character, David Brooks discusses the difference between “resume virtues” and “eulogy virtues.” Resume virtues are those skills you bring to the marketplace—qualities like drive, competition, and gregariousness. The Eulogy virtues are the ones people will talk about at your funeral.
Remember the lion in the Wizard of Oz? He traveled far, risked his life, and defeated the Wicked Witch of the West in the hopes that when he reached the Emerald City, the great Oz would grant him courage but it was all smoke and mirrors. Too often salespeople hope someone, anyone, will give them the answer. But no one will ever hand you a badge of courage unless you earn it.
Ok, I admit it. When I first heard about LinkedIn, years ago, I thought it was a stuffy Facebook. So, I did what many people do. Posted the obligatory profile picture, scribbled in some work history, and occasionally accepted an invitation. Until I met digital transformational expert Mario Martinez, CEO of Vengreso, that is. Everything changed.
I’ve been talking a lot lately about ways we sabotage our goals. It hit a chord with thousands of professionals. Why? Because we spend an awful lot of time strategizing our goals and dreams, but very little energy contemplating the forces that sabotage those dreams.
It happens all the time. You’re lucky enough to land a qualified prospect, you create strong rapport, your customer loves your product, the price is right. There’s just one problem. They need to speak with their brother (or mother, or doctor, or lawyer, or board members) about it. This brother, of course, is vacationing in Italy and can’t be reached. I call this third party “The Ghost in the Room.”