Category: Coaching/Consulting

Learn to Sell from Other Experts

As I traveled the world speaking and attending more events, I discovered that there were a lot of new experts coming on the scene. They used speaking as a way to sell their expert services. They were not professional speakers; in fact, many of them were not even good speakers. But what they did have was a message and an expertise that could help others solve problems, make more money, improve their lifestyle, get more clients and so on. I saw them selling from the stage like crazy and they were all making a lot more money that I was at the time. I was already a highly paid and skilled speaker who had been speaking professionally for over a →

Read More

6 Qualities Required to Turn Words Into Action

Action takers accomplish more and stimulate even more ideas in the process. That means they can take more positive action steps in the process. When you become a fast action taker you get in the habit of taking even more action and in return you get more results than the average person. Even if you fear taking action, the process of doing is in itself the best cure for fear. The most difficult time to take action is doing something for the first time. Force yourself if you have to. Even if you don’t know how to do something, once you start moving you’ll begin to stimulate the flow of ideas and inspire yourself to continued action. After you put →

Read More

Master Your Mindset

Your mood effects your beliefs, which in turn reflects onto your personal and business life and then onto your customers. If you are in a negative mood, it will sweep through your business like a wild fire. Experts can’t afford to allow negativity to affect their life. Staying positive and enthusiastic is essential to your success. A positive attitude along with contagious enthusiasm will support your groundwork. This groundwork will help keep the passion burning for your business. Although you know that enthusiasm in contagious, it is also contagious to reflect on negative energy. In fact, it is even easier for us to pick up negative vibes and reflect them internally in our daily lives. Watch out for negative energy →

Read More

Take Action With Implementation

Implementing your plans may appear to be the most difficult, but it is actually the easiest part of achieving the rewards of entrepreneurial success. Discovering the journey you are on does not lead to where you have decided to go and may initiate dramatic changes in your life. Don’t let fear stop you. Action is the key to making this third step work for you. Discover what is truly important to your personal and professional success. Focus on what to do and how to do it to make your goals a reality. Then take action and implement your plan. These three simple steps will result in realizing your worthwhile dreams and goals. They will provide the feelings of joy and →

Read More

5 Defining Stages of Business

Many companies start out as a simple idea. If they do reach their full potential, they will have passed through five very distinct business stages. These five stages are based upon critical points, which an entrepreneur must successfully handle to remain on a growth path – or face a decline in profits. As an unwritten rule, if a business is growing according to plan, each of these stages are about three years in duration. Generally, the more forward planning or strategic thinking you do, the less time it will take to travel through each phase. An exception is the start-up or ideas stage that is usually around the six- to nine-month mark. It is not difficult to tell which stage →

Read More

Self-discovery for Business

You cannot fully be of service to other people until you are of service to yourself, and the only way to be of service to yourself is to be true to yourself and never settle for less than you deserve. Never stop learning and expanding personally. Invest time in learning more about your business and more about YOU. When you work on yourself inwardly, emotionally and psychologically, along with continually learning new business skills, that’s when you really become a true master. That’s when you become the best that you can be. Be thankful for the gifts and talents you possess. Reflect and refocus your energies to make a difference. I discovered that I am a leader and an inspirational →

Read More

Build a Mental Picture With the Power of Focus

In order to progressively continue on your journey, you must have clearly defined objectives with measurable steps toward your goals. How many steps and how much time it will take is of little consequence. The key to experiencing satisfaction is to maintain focus and constant enthusiasm during your journey. Keep your dreams and goals firmly planted in your mind, know where you are going and make progress in that direction each day. Deciding on incremental steps necessary to achieve your goals will provide you with structure to keep you pointed in the right direction, and will supply you with the map to chart your progress. Like a well-planned road trip, you will always see where you are relative to where →

Read More

Create Your Personal Mission Statement

Personal development is the single most important thing you can do to improve your business. A personal mission statement also is extremely helpful in establishing and maintaining this focus in your personal life. Many entrepreneurs have taken the time to create organizational mission statements. But few have gone through this process on a personal level. If you have not created a personal mission statement, now is the time to do so. Set aside some undisturbed time to think through and write your statement. Take some extended time away from the distractions of home and office to reflect on where you are and how you desire to invest your life in the context of work, family, friends and your community. It →

Read More

Five Ways to Continue Your Personal Development

Listen to motivational programs. Turn your commute time into life-long learning time. This is an incredible opportunity to help you stay focused, motivated and advance your growth. Attend seminars often. Attendance at educational seminars focused toward your goals virtually guarantees your personal and professional development. Experts in your field will help you to stay on track, keep you inspired and offer you new insights, strategies and ideas. Stay after the event to meet the speakers in person and ask questions that can help move you toward your goals. Network like crazy. Meet people everywhere you go and try to introduce yourself to at least three new people at every function you attend. Think of ways you can joint venture with →

Read More

presscsp-banner-lrg

Back to Top