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Even though we know that "telling isn't selling," we can't stop doing it. It's become second nature to tell customers what to think, believe and buy. In a sense it is, since most of us were raised to respect authority, whether it was the … more
I have written seven best-selling business books, and the title of each of them could have been "Prepare to Win." My publishers never thought that was a catchy-enough title to help sell books, particularly business books, so I went with … more
Two leaders whom I respect a great deal and whose work I have studied both stress the importance of asking questions to find answers that will unlock your success. Dale Carnegie wrote about the 10 ways to be a leader. No. 4 is to ask … more
The most important piece of news on the energy front isn't the plunge in oil prices, but the progress being made in battery technology. A new study in Nature Climate Change, by Bjorn Nykvist and Mans Nilsson of the Stockholm Environment Institute, … more
There are a few star performers in sales. The other 99 percent fall on a continuum from very good to poor. While this isn't news, the common approach is to hold up the 1 percent as models for everyone else. "Strive to be a star," they're told. While … more
For businesses in the fiercely competitive retail sector, innovation drives success. This can be seen in the explosion of Web and mobile e-commerce tools many retailers have recently deployed. Unfortunately, innovation in our industry is being … more
Innovation is a powerful economic engine. It is a change of product, service or process which allows an organization to meet the challenges of a changing environment. It allows organizations to gain market share and profitability, provides consumers … more
Companies used to view their marketing efforts as a sales funnel. In this traditional model, a company would first try to get as many people into this funnel as possible. They would then push their prospects through stages of awareness, familiarity, … more
With the possible exception of what the Treasury Department turns out, "Money: Master the Game" – Tony Robbins' new book – may be the most valuable stuff in print. It's absolutely jammed with advice you can take all the way to the bank. … more
Never underestimate the tremendous impact teachers have on students, helping set the direction of their lives. Studies show that people give credit for their success in the business world to the role models they encountered in youth. Two … more
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