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How to Set Realistic and Achievable Goals for Massive Success

March 28, 2017

By Tom Hopkins When it comes to setting realistic, achievable goals, there’s definitely a system involved. Once I gained a clear understanding of how goals should be set and what they could do for me, I studied everything I could find on the subject. I went so far as to draft up a document that looked…

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7 Intelligences: Why “Smart” People are More Successful

March 27, 2017

By Jim Cathcart What does it mean to be smart? It used to mean you could ace an IQ test or score well on the S.A.T. (Scholastic Aptitude Test). Smart people were the ones who were good at math and spelling and had huge memories. In many schools kids were separated by their scores. The…

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Adaptability to Increase Your Personal Power

March 23, 2017

By Dr. Tony Alessandra As people begin to learn about any new topic, they tend to jump to oversimplified and incomplete conclusions. When that happens, they are often less successful than is possible. But with continuing effort, thought, increased study, and personal one-on-one coaching, they eventually graduate to a higher level of excellence. In terms…

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12 Signs That You’re a Cowardly Leader

March 22, 2017

By Mike Staver: We all feel fear. What separates the proverbial men from the boys, and women from the girls, is how we respond to our fears. Courageous leaders face what needs to be faced and do what needs to be done. Cowardly leaders make excuses, hide their heads in the sand, and generally take…

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8 Revealing Ways to Get Your Message Heard Every Time

March 21, 2017

Some people are silly enough to think that if they talk longer, they are giving more value or getting their point across more effectively. Actually, audiences of any size, from 5 to 500, are eager for content to be presented as efficiently and as memorably as possible. Here are eight ways to make your message…

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Shark Daymond John and Grant Cardone: Learning is the Path to Your Success

March 20, 2017

Recessions are a lot of things – to most, they are unexpected, annoying, and last longer than you want. They cause the economy to shrink and make it harder for people to do business. What we’re currently experiencing is no different. People are reacting to economic contraction with more contraction. While it may be a…

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The revealing secrets to becoming a genius communicator

March 14, 2017

By Dr. Tony Alessandra   Winston Churchill was hugely accomplished as a statesman, historian, and writer. But when people think of Churchill, it’s his speeches that are remembered. It’s the sound of his voice. That voice is still unforgettable today, even in scratchy old recordings. Try to imagine how it must have sounded over the…

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Boost your confidence when you need the courage to deliver better results

February 9, 2017

By Jim Cathcart
One of my coaching clients showed me his published works and told me about his goals. As a subject expert and consultant he had risen to a high level in his industry so he wanted to kick it up a notch. Despite his ambition I noticed that he was thinking rather small…

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How to Open Your Workplace Presentation with Power

February 8, 2017

By Patricia Fripp
The opening of your presentation is still the most important part of any presentation. It can be a dramatic statement, such as “The Internet is going to affect your business, even if it’s going to put you out of business.” I used that at one in the early days of the internet…

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Top 10 Basic Phone Skills for the Best Customer Service

January 24, 2017

By Shep Hyken
This article is not just for the front line people who deal directly with customers. All of this information is applicable to everyone, from a receptionist to a warehouse manager to a CEO. Having good telephone skills helps build stronger relationships with everyone! Whether the call is incoming or outbound, the following…

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All Wealth Building Starts with Income

January 20, 2017

By Grant Cardone
It doesn’t matter if you make $10,000 or $400,000 a year, if you want to become wealthy you need income first. You could be in poverty, you could be making $30,000 a year with a family of four, you could be a single mother making $19,000 or maybe most or all of…

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4 Time Traps that Kill Sales

January 18, 2017

By Tom Hopkins
Managing time really means, we manage ourselves. That includes avoiding the time traps that plague salespeople. Sadly, many of us are keeping ourselves from achieving the success of our dreams because these four time traps kill sales. Disorganization – How much valuable selling time has been lost or compromised because we’re looking…

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Tips for Annual Planning and New Year Goals

January 2, 2017

By Jim Cathcart
When you are restarting your life dreams or your business is starting a new fiscal year it is “New Year’s Day” for you. So regardless what your calendar says: Happy New Year everyone! This is “ReThinking Week” here at Cathcart Institute, a practice we’ve followed since the 1970s. The time between the…

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Customer Experience is Your Best Marketing

December 29, 2016

By Shep Hyken
What is marketing? A quick Google search on the word marketing reveals this from the American Marketing Association (And, they should know!): Marketing is the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large. Great definition, but…

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Advice from Mr. Positive – Grant Cardone

December 21, 2016

by Grant Cardone
Look, to be a positive person, you need to have a smile, good posture, light in your eyes, and interest in the person you are interacting with. Your attitude is your mental disposition in life—your feeling or position to another or a thing. Your attitude can be bad, neutral, good, or great.…

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