This is a question that I am asked so often, and my response is always the same… I describe the “Running Away” personality and the “Running Towards” personality. The running away person is awoken by their alarm clock and they immediately hit the snooze button. Ten minutes later, the buzzer goes off again. “Just ten more […]
Are You Up to the Challenge of Change?
Becoming a strategic and consultative Sales Superstar requires significant changes in your “world view” – how you think about yourself, and how you think about your relationships with key stakeholders: These new ways of thinking probably directly challenge what you have been taught and believe. When faced with significant innovations in thinking, we tend initially to find […]
Don’t Just “Work Smart” – Work Smart On The Right Things
In 1906, Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto created a mathematical formula to describe the unequal distribution of wealth in his country, observing that 20 % of the people owned 80 % of the wealth. In the late 1940s, Dr. Joseph M. Juran inaccurately attributed the 80/20 Rule to Pareto, calling it Pareto’s Principle. While it may […]
I am Because I Think!
I have always maintained that my most favorite time of the day is what I call “my thinking time” It usually comes at the end of each day and it is not only a time of reflection – looking back over the day and confirming to myself that I achieved all of my key objectives […]