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First impressions make a difference when the goal is winning a new customer, moving up the career ladder, gaining acceptance to a group or, of course, attracting a new special friend. That's a lot to ask when some experts say first … more
I've always considered myself quite bold when it comes to business and risk-taking. I can live with failing a few times, knowing that I will eventually be successful because I am determined to be. I've found a like-minded colleague in … more
Ever dream? Ever had a scary dream? Think you were dying? Falling? Wake up in a sweat? What causes dreams? I have no idea – and neither do the experts. All kinds of studies, all kinds of theories, all kinds of books, very few … more
It's getting easier and easier to navigate the highways and byways through the magic of GPS – the Global Positioning System. The service is in your car, your phone, your tablet, your watch. You are running out of excuses for not getting to where … more
Well, let's do lunch the right way. Too often salespeople think that getting a lunch appointment is the victory, and don't concentrate on building rapport and the relationship to ultimately make the sale. Big mistake. Even more … more
In 1990, the obesity rate in Rhode Island was about 10 percent. Today it's 27.4 percent and according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, projected to be more than 50 percent by 2030. That means we are headed for having 500,000 obese … more
The only survivor of a shipwreck woke up on the beach of an uninhabited island. Every day he circled the island, looking for ships on the horizon, and searched the sky for planes, hoping for a rescue. But none ever came. So he scrounged … more
Think about the last few things you purchased. They hold the secrets to increasing your sales. Giving a seminar, I was in a stream-of-conscience talking about buying motives and why people buy. As usual I was focused on the … more
Life insurance benefits are easy to understand. If an insured person dies, their named beneficiary receives a monetary benefit. Disability risks are far less tangible. None of us believe we will have the misfortune of suffering from a disability and … more
Within the past few years, some of the best-known names in American industry have disappeared down the gaping maws of other companies. Other seemingly unassailable fortresses have been disassembled, and the parts sold off separately. And there's … more
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