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"Thoughts are things" is the title and the first words of the first chapter in the immortal Napoleon Hill book, "Think and Grow Rich." When I first read those words, in 1972, I didn't really understand what they meant – even when I read … more
My friend, the motivational speaker Zig Ziglar, liked to tell the story of his friend Walter Hailey. Although he became a star salesman, Hailey's early career in insurance sales was rough. He endured frustration, anxiety, slammed doors, low sales … more
With deals totaling somewhere north of $4.5 trillion, 2015 set a record for M&A activity, according to The Wall Street Journal. Although it is too early to tell, many business observers expect the torrid pace of acquisitions may continue through … more
This is the 10th anniversary of the "Little Gold Book of Yes! Attitude." In this year's edition, ironically the 10th printing of the book, I have added content, new ideas and new lessons. To make it easier for you to understand where your … more
Is there a secret to following up? No. Is there a best way to follow up? No. Why do people quit too soon? Big question. Why do you quit too soon? Bigger question. Have you ever read "Think and Grow Rich"? Biggest … more
The IRS has made it easier for qualifying companies to buy equipment, materials and supplies. For tax year 2016, it has raised the ceiling on the immediate tax deduction for the purchase of tangible property from $500 to $2,500. The … more
Some people walk into a room and all heads turn. When they begin to speak, people are mesmerized. They instantly gain respect and trust. In a word, they have charisma, one of the most desirable and enviable qualities in the world. What is … more
The terrible, no-good, very bad year for energy stocks is no secret to anyone, but there's a whole other batch of ugliness that you may have missed: the shadow-banking system. "Shadow bank" is a term coined by former Pimco economist Paul McCulley in … more
When you are fired, you're rejected – it's as simple as that. It's the end of the road for that job. But it might put you on the superhighway to the Super Bowl! Look no further than Gary Kubiak, who is the newest poster child for … more
Do you love sales? Do you love what you do? Do you love your product? Do you love your company? Do you love your customers? These are not questions I pulled out of the air. These are questions that directly affect your productivity, your … more
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