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A goal ensures progress. But no one gets much further without a goal.

A goal ensures progress. But no one gets much further without a goal.

A goal ensures progress. But no one gets much further without a goal.

How to Be Prepared for Your Next Meeting

How to Be Prepared for Your Next Meeting

Some years ago, I read a poignant quote that said, “In meetings, you take minutes, yet end up wasting hours.” Some meetings can be a very good use of time, but others are a complete and utter waste. Nothing can be more frustrating than to be asked to attend a meeting when you have a…

A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; Action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving.

A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; Action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving.

  A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; Action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving.

How to Improve Your Concentration and Focus

How to Improve Your Concentration and Focus

Everybody is busy at work. Yet I wonder how much of our busy work is spent doing important things, such as projects? Or, are we busy doing lots of “stuff”?   A great number of the people I train and coach each week tell me that they stressed, simply due to their incessant workload. You…

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at them

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at them

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at them. ~ David Brinkley

Can eliminating one phrase from your vocabulary can make you more successful?

Can eliminating one phrase from your vocabulary can make you more successful?

Most leaders don’t think too much about the words to come out of their mouth. What if a slight tweak to our vocabulary could help us become more successful?   Bernard Roth, a professor of engineering at Stanford University suggests we change a simple word to our spoken communication, in order to become more successful….

Attitude Versus Ability

Attitude Versus Ability

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability. ~ Walter Scott

Quietening your mind is the key to getting clarity at work

Quietening your mind is the key to getting clarity at work

“When you get quiet, you get clear enough to ask yourself, ‘What am I pursuing and why?’” I came across a fabulous quiet the other day in a book or was reading called Moving the Needle, by Joe Sweeney. The book is about Help to get clear about your goals at work and in life….

A Core Group of Guys, All Sharing Similar Goals, Can Move Mountains

A Core Group of Guys, All Sharing Similar Goals, Can Move Mountains

A Core Group of Guys, All Sharing Similar Goals, Can Move Mountains

Arriving Early to Appointments Saves Time in the Long Run

Arriving Early to Appointments Saves Time in the Long Run

Do you know of any territory managers or sales professionals who are habitually late to customer appointments? What about yourself? Are you always on time, or do you try and squeeze too much into an already busy day and pay the price by turning up late to sales appointments and customer meetings? With our roads…

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