Attitude

Four Keys to Increasing Your Confidence

If you want to win in business, you have to be confident. In fact, a lot of business growth writers and speakers would say it’s the number one character quality of successful business owners and entrepreneurs—which means that the flip side, the lack of confidence,...

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Are You Thinking Big Enough?

If what we see is what we get, what are you seeing? Is the picture/vision of you and your company big? Or small? Do you see your company as a major player? Or just one of many? Do you see your business on a global scale? A national scale? A regional scale? Or a local...

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Three Keys to Avoiding Being Defensive

When an employee, or spouse, or even an enemy questions you, how do you respond? Do you tend to get defensive? Do you go on the attack? Do you retreat? How do you respond? Over the years, whenever I’ve watched leaders experience a negative comment or accusation, I’ve...

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Are You Letting the Calendar Hinder Your Behavior?

Over the past few weeks I’ve noticed two distinctly different kinds of behavior among my clients. Which one is more true of you? Hustle (you’re close to your goal for the year and can almost reach out and touch it—which means you’re in hyper drive trying to close a...

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Is There a Business Case for Gratitude?

As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving here in the US, you can almost palpably feel a sense of joy and relief in conversations with most people. Though many still have to work, the majority of Americans have a few days off to be with family and friends. The thought...

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The First Sale Is To Yourself

When you wake up in the morning, how excited are you about your work and what you offer to the world? Are you jazzed because you’re absolutely confident that what you have to say/offer is something of great value that other people desperately need or want? Or do you...

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Is Your Imagination Hindering Your Business?

I’m not talking about the imagination you use to create new products, services, and/or experiences. I’m talking about the imagination you use every day in your interactions with other people—customers, employees, vendors or potential clients—that may be holding you...

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How Passionate Are You About What You’re Doing?

On a scale of 1-10 (10 = high), how passionate are you about the kind of work you’re doing? And then secondly, again on a scale of 1-10, how passionate are you about the projects you’re currently working on? Now, I know this may sound like “soft stuff”, but if you do...

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