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Managing People, Taking Responsibility – Congratulations! Now Get Over Yourself! – Ralph Peterson – AND 24

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I have heard it said by managers, “managing people is like herding cats”.  Well, if you have ever been in a position to manage people you know that it can be a difficult task.  However, if you have the right trainer and with some regular practice you can manage people effectively and you can become the manager you always hoped …

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Forget Rapport, Get Believable, Build Your Credibility from the Inside Out – Rob Jolles – AND 21

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Let’s face it we are all in sales.  We are constantly trying to sell ourselves to someone for something.   We try to build rapport believing that is the quickest way to get the win…but wait…are you believable?  Do you really have credibility?  Can you do that quickly? Rob Jolles new book “Why People Don’t Believe You…: Building Credibility from the …

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Carving Out Your Mission Statement from Your Core Values – Raye MItchell – AND 20

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Whether you own your own business, are a CEO, Manager, or an employee branding is critical.  But where does your brand start?  The fact is it starts with your mission statement.  But how do you carve out your missions statement.  Well that all starts with your core values, and how you live them out. In Episode 20 of A New …

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Run a Fast, Flexible, Focused Management Team – Ed Muzio – Iterate – AND 19

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When I say the word manage, what is the first thing that comes to mind?  How about when you hear the word management?  What do you envision when you hear the word “team”?  Now let me ask you this question:  Do your managers behave like a team?  Are they efficient?  Are they willing to change? In episode 19 of A …

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40 Rules Every Sales Pro Needs to Know – Gregg Jackson AND13

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In this episode of A New Direction we talk with Best Selling Author Gregg Jackson and his most recent book.  “40 Rules Every Sales Pro Needs to Know“.  The book is a quick read made up of literally 40 one page rules that will help you in your business, life, marriage, and career. Gregg and I talk about such topics …

New Year Resolutions that Get Results

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It is that time of year again, where we send the old year packing, and usher the New Year into it’s seat.  Having always been interested in the psychology of goals, naturally I have an intense curiosity about who makes goals, how do they make them, and what do they set their goals for. Recently I stumbled upon a piece …

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Your Business Behavior Affects Your Consumer’s Behavior

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The most important piece of knowledge any business must have is what the behavior of their consumer is as they relate and interact with your business and brand. What do consumers do when they have a positive experience with your business? Do they care? Will they come back? Do they tell anyone? How about when they have a negative experience? …

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Want To Be Seen as Credible, Competent, and Admired? Don’t Conform!

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A recent study has demonstrated that intentionally going against the grain can gain you competence, respect, and even credibility from others.  The study published in the Journal of Consumer Research examined how what people wear does affects others perceptions in a positive way¹. What did they find?  When people dress in a way that goes against the convention they are …

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Shhh…Are You Friends with a Gossiper? Don’t Tell Them This…But…They are Your Best Source for Word of Mouth Marketing.

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Do you have people within your social media platforms who like to gossip?  Sure.  We all do.  Did you know that those gossipers may be just the people you want to develop the strongest relationships with in order to give your business buzz? What is a gossiper?  It has been defined as “an instrumental transaction in which A and B trade …

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Do People Really Read What You Write?

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I am notorious for long posts.  Truth is, I have about 111 words to make my point, before over half of you will go bye-bye. Still reading? Great! Statistic Brain recently verified some statistics (see below) on our attention span.  Chances are you will only read 49% of a 111 word webpage. That may sound awful, but you should know that …