Are You Enthusiastic About Work?

Are You Enthusiastic About Work?

Success requires that we diligently improve our efforts and raises the question, ‘are you enthusiastic about work?’ No matter the complexity of our work, without enthusiasm or the desire to do well, it is likely that our endeavors will prove mediocre. The mediocrity becomes a downward cycle providing little satisfaction while adding to the reluctance to show up. It’s best to admit to feeling defeat to be able to create a new plan for climbing upward.

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Do You Struggle with Being Nice To Prospects?

Do You Struggle with Being Nice To Prospects?

An early morning friendly conversation brought up the topic of some people being rude regardless of the type of conversation. One person recently admitted that the thought of taking a firm stand with clients for what she believes intimidates her, even though she knows she is correct according to the law. The dilemma of the situation begs the question, does one continue to appease the client or walk away to find another?

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A New Week Can Bring New Results

A New Week Can Bring New Results

It’s normal to face stress on Monday morning; it is best to recall that a new week can bring new results. The past is gone, with the future ahead of us but with one exception. Our one success strategy for moving forward is to realize and embrace the lessons we learned from the previous week’s mishaps to move forward on a more even footing.

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Is Inclusivity On Your Menu?

Is Inclusivity On Your Menu?

An announcement about an upcoming cultural cuisine event raises the question for personal and corporate affairs, ‘Is inclusivity on your menu?’ Those who enjoy tasting varying cuisines, traveling, and speaking with people locally and from afar will doubtlessly have a blast at the event! The community residents will honor their homeland at the event by showcasing the food they enjoy most.

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Communications Influence and Sell On Our Behalf

Communications Influence and Sell On Our Behalf

Many become so focused on their goals to advance that they do not realize communications influence and sell on our behalf. Additionally, communications vary in ways that most do not consider. It is necessary to be aware of our body language, facial expressions, and tone of voice.

Although the above may sound strange, it is worthy of consideration for advancement, especially if meeting goals are not in one’s future. All communication elements influence and sell on our behalf. Whether you lead a large corporation, are a manager for a team of people, or attempting to sell an idea to your team(s), a company, or an individual, it is essential to be aware of all the elements.

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Are You Building Professional Relationships?

Are You Building Professional Relationships?

From day one on the job as an employee or upon approaching a prospective client, it is helpful and necessary to focus on building professional relationships with the people you meet. Being remote or in the office as an employee, it may seem trickier to be consistently professional than someone who focuses their attention on their clientele. Yet, there is always room for improvement for most. It is essential to become familiar in a professional and friendly manner with co-workers.

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Eight Mistakes To Avoid When Starting A Business

Eight Mistakes To Avoid When Starting A Business

Starting a business may seem like a dream come true, but even though it is, there is a lot to take care of before you open. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20% of new businesses fail in the first two years of operation. Why? Well, probably because of the rookie mistakes at the beginning of building and opening their business. If you are one of those entrepreneurs that want to start a company that will see success, there are things you have to know before you engage in this task. So, here are several mistakes to avoid and things to pay special attention to when starting your business.

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Do You Embrace The Entrepreneurial Mindset?

Do You Embrace The Entrepreneurial Mindset?

Entrepreneurship may not be for everyone, yet it may be helpful to consider the ideas behind the question, do you embrace the entrepreneurial mindset? Entrepreneurs are more willing to embrace risk for quicker and better advancement. Of course, not everything works out to our expectations. Sadly, on occasion, it’s possible to be taken in by a scam. Accordingly, the insights below are for your consideration as you move forward in your career of choice.

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Are You Willing To Portray Being You?

Are You Willing To Portray Being You?

When we look deep within to reflect on how far we have come on our journey, the challenging question arises, ‘Are You Willing to Portray Being You?’ Often the idea of writing a book or sharing our story via another medium comes to mind. For many, the initial thought is to share lessons learned along the way and how others may avoid them by reading or listening to the words of wisdom from our unique experiences under consideration for sharing.

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Are You Unknowingly Harming Your Business?

Are You Unknowingly Harming Your Business?

One more experience concerning the lack of proper customer service raises today’s blog topic, ‘Are you unknowingly harming your business?’ The lack of service today among many types of businesses is mind-boggling. It’s no secret that the key to future success is retaining current clients as we continue to build out our networks to attract the new.

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Are Your Meetings Producing Results You Desire?

Are Your Meetings Producing Results You Desire?

A recent online meeting, plus countless others, has me wondering, ‘Are your meetings producing results you desire?’ The problem is not planning the presentation from a friendly sales perspective.

The goal of any presentation is to communicate to the interests of the person or people attending. It is never just about the presenter or company. Make the offer desirable and generate curiosity by presenting to attendees’ interests, needs, and desires. A successful presentation will encourage questions, but the presenter is to begin by asking, ‘Do you have questions?’

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