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Stop. Drop. Keep on Rolling.

Stop. Drop. Keep on Rolling.

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No, nothing has caught fire but your business could burn a bit brighter just by implementing this simple strategy. During any time of the year that business is a bit slower paced, you have plenty of opportunities to make an impression with a “Stop & Drop”     If you are not familiar with what a “Stop & Drop” is, it’s this in a nutshell: you “Stop”...

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It Can Be REALLY Scary!

It Can Be REALLY Scary!

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Next to buying my first car, this was a BIG investment. I still remember when I wrote my first $1500 cheque for coaching – it felt like it could have been a million dollars. I actually hesitated signing the cheque. As a wife and a mother, I could see a list of other things that the $1500 could pay for – groceries, kid’s shoes, a credit card payment, but I knew it...

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Learn to Say “No”.

Learn to Say “No”.

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This was posted on “Eat Pray Love” author, Elizabeth Gilbert’s  Facebook page. It doesn’t need any other words from me.   “Years ago, a wise woman told me this, and I’ve never forgotten it. Don’t get too proud, she said, of your capabilities at handling anything — or soon people will expect you to handle everything. The...

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Disconnect to Reconnect

Disconnect to Reconnect

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Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Skype, LinkedIn, Google+, Reddit, Yelp … and the list goes on.   We are so ‘connected’, we are disconnected. What does it mean to be truly connected?   I understand that technology is a part of our lives but there’s a disturbing trend that has been building over the years  – there are...

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Summer Selling – Some Aren’t

Summer Selling – Some Aren’t

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As a Business Development Strategist and Coach, I have heard many excuses why Sales Reps have low sales and few prospect bookings during the summer months. They include things like, it’s too hot, people are all on vacation, nobody has time to book an appointment, the kids are home, I’m busy with relatives and company’s coming, all the stores have their...

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Office Party? Ask yourself these 5 questions

Office Party? Ask yourself these 5 questions

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Every year around the holiday season, companies have office parties and every year someone will become the ‘talk of the town’ but not for the best reasons! Here are the answers to 5 key questions to ask yourself BEFORE you attend that next holiday get together. Do I have to go? Just being there is 80 percent of success. Consider the office party as an extension of...

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