Posts Tagged "coaching"

How To Conquer Your Greatest Fear

»Posted by on Dec 1, 2011 in Business Communications, Coaching, Leadership, Personal Development | 0 comments

The number one fear people have is speaking before a group of people. Surveys tell us the fear of speaking is greater than the fear of dying.  To me, that makes speaking pretty important. The ability to speak effectively is important to your personal, social, and professional growth and development, and to your self-confidence. Do you feel totally at-ease speaking to a group of people? Do you get a little nervous just thinking about having to speak to a group of people? Now, be honest with yourself.  Do you simply panic at the thought of having to speak to a group of people? I’m going to tell you a...

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Are You A Lightning Bug or A Lightning Bolt?

»Posted by on Nov 10, 2011 in Coaching, Personal Development | 0 comments

A woman in California woke up one morning several years ago and discovered that her husband had disappeared with all her money. Having never worked a day in her life, after losing her home and everything her first husband had worked his entire life to accumulate, and in her late 70’s, she was forced to find work. It would have been easy for her to go on welfare and live out her life without dignity or self-respect. Who would have blamed her? But instead, she decided to do something about it. Not satisfied with what the police were doing, she launched her own investigation, tracked down her husband and...

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How To Stop Wasting Time and Be More Effective

»Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 in Business Growth, Coaching, Management, Personal Development, Sales & Marketing, Sales Training, Success | 0 comments

Almost everyone wants to be more organized, more productive, and more effective. It is hard to organize your life so you can live it.  It takes discipline, but it can be done.   Some people get more done than others, but everyone has the same amount of time.   The difference is how you use your time. You cannot manage time, but you can decide how you use it.  It is helpful to replace the term “time management” with “time utilization.”   Ask yourself: “How do I choose to use my time?” not “How can I manage my time.”  It will make a huge difference! We all have the same amount of time,...

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24 Business & Personal Skills To Master NOW!

»Posted by on Oct 31, 2011 in Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Personal Development, Success | 0 comments

You can stay ahead in your career by brushing up on each of these 24 vital skills. Whether you’re seeking your first job, a corporate executive, an entrepreneur, or a business owner the business skills you should master are the same. Self-Confidence: Nobody will have a higher opinion of you than you have of yourself.  To get others to believe in you, you must believe in you. Positive Attitude: When times are tough—and they will be—your positive attitude will boost your morale and the morale of everyone you influence. Listening: Being a good listener is a sigh of respect and patience for others.  It...

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How To Turn A Trial Into A Triumph

»Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in Personal Development, Sales & Marketing | 0 comments

True Story: I was a 20-year-old college student 200 miles from home selling door-to-door in rural Indiana. Lonely, homesick, and missing my girlfriend, I wasn’t doing too well selling Bibles.  And I wasn’t making any money.   Call Reluctance Reluctantly, I  knocked on doors, but my heart really wasn’t in it.  I was discouraged. My next stop was a pretty little clapboard house with a neat white picket fence in front.  After letting myself through the gate, I screwed up courage to knock on the door. The biggest, dirtiest, hairiest man I ever saw jerked open the door.  He was wearing an undershirt...

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