Selling Your Big Idea

08/03/2016
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“It is useless to be an original, creative thinker unless you can sell what you create.” – David Ogilvey This month’s motivation post is for those who have decided they need a sales strategy. It’s an overwhelming idea with an overwhelming number of components for those who are tackling it for the first time. What…

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Foundations of Emotional Intelligence

07/13/2016
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One of the core soft skills that managers and CEOs look for is emotional intelligence (EI), or your emotional quotient (EQ). Daniel Goleman, author of Working with Emotional Intelligence, said “People like the high-performing business consultant with the low GPA told me they found emotional intelligence, not technical expertise or book learning, to be what…

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The First 5 Steps to Making Your Idea a Reality

07/06/2016
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“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” -Scott Belsky Whether you’re building your first business, developing a new sales/marketing strategy, launching a social media campaign, or if you have a big idea that you want to bring to your boss, keep the quote above in mind from Scott Belsky. His quote is a…

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How to Consistently Measure Your Strategy’s Success Post-Launch

06/22/2016
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So, you’ve launched a sales strategy, marketing strategy, customer relations strategy, business development strategy, and 34 other strategies… Now what? You’ve built a route to your peak, avoided obstacles, scaled your summit, and upon arrival realize that you’ve exhausted all consumable resources. Foresight is a key skill not only for scaling mountains, but also for…

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The Power of Perspective

06/07/2016
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“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” -Ayn Rand When building a business, you will encounter countless situations with their own obstacles, challenges, and rewards.   We know that rearranging your perspective to view these circumstances as speed-bumps will change how you view business development forever.…

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How Reinforcement Coaching Ensures ROI

05/26/2016
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One of the greatest concerns among business owners today is the Return on Investment (ROI) of the money they put into training. This is definitely a real and fair concern. Nobody wants to dole out hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars for training when your employees are not going to apply what they learned three months…

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