insta-success is clouding your vision

Last night I watched a four part series on Amazon Prime called LulaRich. It chronicles the unraveling of LuLaRoe. Known for their buttery soft leggings, the infamous multi-level marketing company went viral promising young mothers a work-from-home salvation. LuLaRoe’s eccentric founders recruited an astonishing army of independent retailers to peddle its increasingly bizarre and defectiveContinue reading “insta-success is clouding your vision”

where are you selling yourself short?

You may have been brushing over this question for a long time. Even if you haven’t put it into words to form the question, you have had a feeling…a knowing…that all is not right in your world. On the outside, you look OK and feel OK but you know that you are not OK. YouContinue reading “where are you selling yourself short?”

What vaccine sceptics and potential buyers have in common

Business owners have always been frustrated with potential clients. Why can’t they just see, or hear our advertisement, pick up the phone, call us, and order? Oh if it were so simple! When we conduct focus groups, they tell us that “yes!” we will definitely be interested in this service, want to buy this product;Continue reading “What vaccine sceptics and potential buyers have in common”

When exactly will you feel successful?

I, like many others, have been watching the Olympic games and with that, the advertisements that support me being able to view the games from the comfort of my home. There are advertisements for new cars, investment propositions and guidance on how to transact business online with ease. This got me thinking about goals. ThereContinue reading “When exactly will you feel successful?”

Climbing one mountain always exposes another peak

“Life is an uphill battle”, I’m sure is a phrase that you’ve heard or said yourself countless times. Life can feel tough at times. Like now. COVID 19 has changed everything. It seems that we are facing more challenges like never before. Just when it appears as if everything is under control – less peopleContinue reading “Climbing one mountain always exposes another peak”

Tolerance despite differences

We all wish that everyone could think like us. After all our point of view is sound. We know what we are talking about and…well…we are right. There is so much intolerance these days. As I read comments on posts I am amazed how rude and disrespectful some people are as they defend their rightsContinue reading “Tolerance despite differences”

Our design is enduring

We are all created with an indelible, highly personal pattern of innate giftedness and motivation. Arthur Miller calls it your Motivated Abilities Pattern or MAP, and it’s nothing that you learned. It’s something you were born with, the thing that makes you tick and determines your successes and failures. Arthur Miller Jr. laid the foundationContinue reading “Our design is enduring”

Relationship building cannot start with a hard sell

Have you ever received a friend request on Facebook or someone wanting to connect on LinkedIn and then soon after you get a message asking you if you’re interested in a business idea or crypto currency or some other sales pitch to buy their premium offering. How does this make you feel? Think about whoContinue reading “Relationship building cannot start with a hard sell”

When you think about marketing do you feel anxious?

I realized this morning as I was starting a seven day focused marketing program, that instead of feeling happy that I was about to learn something new that might help me improve my results, what I was filled with were thoughts of “will this even work?” This was going to be a post about howContinue reading “When you think about marketing do you feel anxious?”

How to extract value from EVERYTHING you read

Many persons read good books, but say they do not get much good out of them. They do not realize that all any book or any lesson or course can do is to awaken them to their possibilities; to stimulate them to use their will power. You may teach a person from now until doom’sContinue reading “How to extract value from EVERYTHING you read”