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Your prospect will signal you when they're ready to buy. "Billy, pay attention!" That was your first listening lesson. Probably delivered when you were too young to pay attention. Fast forward 20-something years and you're … more
My definition of success is having a predetermined plan, successfully carrying it out over a long period of time and having a good time doing it. That's what John Calipari does as the men's basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. … more
When I was embarking on my "second career," public speaking, I had a little experience under my belt – member of a Toastmasters group, graduate of Dale Carnegie and a long list of speeches I'd made to community groups and on behalf of various … more
A man had gone to a circus as a small boy and decided to return years later. He was sitting in a cheap seat when an elephant came along, reached up into the stands, wrapped his trunk gently about the man and carried him over to the best seat. … more
If you think doing a good job is what it takes to get to the head of the pack, you're naïve, confused, delusional, or all three. Doing a good job is the starting point. It's what's expected. There are plenty of people doing a good, even a … more
Master limited partnerships have become popular investments because they combine the benefits of publicly traded securities with the pass-through tax advantages of partnerships. Investors in MLPs become shareholders and are then entitled to … more
Perspective has many definitions, one being the ability to understand what is important and what isn't, and another being the capacity to view things in their true relations of relative importance. Consider this example of how differently … more
Even before President Donald Trump took office, the calls for boycotts began. "@Amazon we are not shopping with you until u pull all Trump merchandise," one woman wrote on Twitter in November. Another tweeted: "I'll NEVER buy @LLBean for my daughter … more
Successful businesses secure patents for their inventions, trademarks for their brand designations and copyrights for their original works, but they sometimes overlook a fourth category of intellectual property: trade secrets. Many companies fail to … more
A railroad crew was making repairs to a section of track when a train rolled up on a parallel track. Several men in suits disembarked from one of the passenger cars and began inspecting the work that was being done. A tall man in a blue suit looked … more
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