Sometimes it sucks. It just does. No matter how hard you try to keep your fecal matter in one pile it just does not want to stay put. Each plan gets derailed. Creative juices run dry. Goals get stalled. Tempers flare. Yeah, it sucks. I admit that I don’t handle it as well as I’d … Read moreSometimes things suck. Here’s what to do about it.
Manny and I had not talked for years. He was my sales manager over thirty years ago when I was still a pretty green rookie in Dallas repping for an accounting company. We had just taken a Facebook chat offline and were sharing memories of old friends and colleagues, living and dead, and telling the … Read moreBe someone’s biggest mistake!
Do you want selling to be easy? So do I. But in every career I’ve had, people just keep finding ways to get in their own way. It’s stunning in it’s frequency. Then there is almost always a small sub-set of people for whom things seemed to work very naturally and almost effortlessly. The first … Read moreWhat if Selling Was… Easy?
This is one “From the Vault”. First Published November 5, 2003 in the Coach’s Notes Newsletter This week’s article takes on special significance as we view recent events in both our own and our clients’ businesses and lives. A common theme I hear time and again is “overwhelm” – job, family, life – you name it … Read moreThe 15-Minute Workday