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Control: What does it give you?
Monday, 19 Sep, 2016
Control: What does it give you?

Control: What does it give you? What do you lose? Where is the real control?
Recently I listened while a coaching client pitc

Sales, Marketing and Social Can Be More Successful: hint – it’s not about your content
Monday, 22 Aug, 2016
Sales, Marketing and Social Can Be More Successful: hint – it’s not about your content

Sales, marketing, and social marketing attempt to place solutions and create relationships by supplying great content, discovering likely prospects, and creating trust. Unfortunately sellers end up closing a small fraction – less than 5% – of those they reach, and marketers and social end up closing even less. Our products are terrific. So what’s causing our failure?

We Don’t Know How to Hear Each Other: how biases distort our conversations
Monday, 18 Jul, 2016
We Don’t Know How to Hear Each Other: how biases distort our conversations

As a Buddhist, I don’t understand why anyone would want to take another’s…

DOing vs. BEing: creating rules that put customers first
Monday, 27 Jun, 2016
DOing vs. BEing: creating rules that put customers first

I recently purchased dysfunctional products/services from three vendors who were unwilling to go outside company rules to fix the problems …

Listening Biases: how we restrict opportunity
Monday, 20 Jun, 2016
Listening Biases: how we restrict opportunity

I got to the gym yesterday only to find that my regular treadmill had been replaced by a new-fangled computer machine thing. I asked the young woman next to me how to start …

Using Follow Up Effectively
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016
Using Follow Up Effectively

Do you attempt to follow up with prospective buyers because they haven’t contacted you when you thought they should? Do you know what is stopping them from contacting you?