We all know that the best way to build muscle is through resistance training. Resistance training is a form of exercise using weights, rubber bands or your own bodyweight to provide resistance to various muscles. This resistance causes the muscle to strain or fail which forces it to grow stronger over time.
Most of us business people have great ideas from time to time. The typical response to our good ideas is to seek lots of affirmation. In the pursuit of affirmation, business people reach out to their friends to get feedback. There are two big problems with this.
When it comes to motivation, we are all “leaky buckets.” We have all had the experience of hearing an awesome motivational speaker who inspires us to commit to change and get ready to take our success to the next level. However, we have also all experienced that motivation and commitment dissipate within a few weeks…. Read More
If you are a parent or if you are on social media, you know that it’s back to school time. Children and young adults are busy getting their class schedules, books and school supplies to prepare for another year of learning and growth. What a great time for us industry professionals to think about “going… Read More
This is a very serious question. Do you love you? Do you love you just the way you are right now? Many people seem like they don’t really love who they are right now. Perhaps they aren’t happy with their health, or income, or relationships, etc.
Business and life can be stressful. Most folks I know work hard to achieve great things in the future. And live with great regrets about past failures. Few of us know how to just enjoy the present, which is all we really have. The past is gone. The future isn’t here yet. The present is… Read More
Every day holds many opportunities for great choices and fresh starts. This spring is a great time to ask yourself, “Sow what?” What are you sowing every day to ensure an awesome harvest in your business and your life? Most amazing things don’t happen overnight. They need time to germinate and grow. Does the farmer expect… Read More
I talk with lots of people that want to change. Change their income. Change their health. Change their relationships. Change is hard. In fact, change is impossible. You have proven this to yourself over and over again. Most people who want change, want it fast. C’mon – we have fast food, instant coffee, same-day delivery… Read More
To what lengths do you go to protect your valuables? Lock your home? Lock your car? Security system and cameras on your home? Alarm system on your car? Many people I know do all the above and more. But they are leaving the door wide open for the biggest thief of all. Who is the… Read More
No matter where you are in this business, how much you have accomplished or what level of success you have achieved, there is always a next level. Many of you reading this may have the mental scars and bruises to show for your hard work. For some, those scars and bruises may be piling up… Read More
What’s your reputation? How can you fix or improve it fast? About 30 years ago, Proforma had a reputation problem. We had been in business for 10 years and the distributorship was growing fast along with our new franchise business model. Actually, our growth was a little too fast for our capital structure resulting in… Read More
In sales, one of the biggest challenges in converting a prospect to a customer or a customer to a client is getting more “face time” to continuously explain our value proposition. This is where most sales folks fail. Most sales folks, even seasoned professionals, don’t appreciate the importance of creating “excuses” to get back in… Read More