30 Minute Daily Success Challenge

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There are definitive correlations between doing something different and taking potential risks, and finding more success. Have you counted the number of times you have gone outside of your comfort zone…each day or week? Once…twice…more?

If you go outside of your comfort zone and challenge yourself to take even a small risk just one time per day, would you be wasting time or making opportunities? What is the cost/benefit of doing something different?

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An Easy Strategy for Creating A New Business Pipeline

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Do you have a strong network? If you had to put a value on your web of connections – what would it be? A renewed focus on building a valuable network, each week, could undoubtedly result in a growing pipeline of new business. If most of our best clients come as introductions from others, then maybe what we need are more of the “others” to help us.

In the book The Connectors, I wrote about the one unique thing that most super successful individuals in the world possess.

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Making Better Business Decisions

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Sometimes in business we make oddly poor decisions. Perhaps we hired that PR firm on their promise to do amazing things. Or we invested in a “home-run idea” that we heard about. When we look back on some of our choices and decisions we wonder later – why?

I think part of the reason for poor decision-making comes down to moving too quickly through our workload to get everything done. In our attempt to do more,

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Do Clients Recognize Your Greatness?

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If your clients are not talking about how great you are – perhaps, just perhaps, they don’t recognize all that you do. If a client has been working with you for several years, do they recognize all the above and beyond activities that are being done for them or do they consider it just regular service? Do your clients know how unique you are compared to the competition? Do they have something interesting to tell their friends and colleagues about what you do?

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The Networking Secret You May Be Missing

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In general, networking to increase sales quickly can often be a frustrating undertaking. Many professionals join their local chamber of commerce or business-networking group, and are initially excited at the prospects. But the unfortunate reality is that these groups often don’t live up to expectations; so we quit and look for another way to drive sales to our business. But wait! There are principles of networking that do work – and they may be the opposite of what you may believe about networking.

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