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9 Listening Skills You Must Have

Listening is one of the most valuable skills you can develop.  It shows people you respect them.  Listening builds relationships.  It helps you acquire knowledge you don’t yet have.  It builds loyalty with your audience.

Unfortunately listening is something that is hard to stay focused on for many people.  The good news is that it is a skill you can develop over time.  Here are 9 ways to become a better listener: Continue Reading →

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Relationship Type: Thin Crust or Deep Dish?

I have been thinking a lot lately about the type of relationships I have and their impact on the growth of my business.  Maybe this will help you too.

Recently I got on a call within the John Maxwell Team (JMT).  Now for those of you that don’t know about the JMT, just understand that is amazing.  I will do a longer talk and post on it later.  But the day I got on the call, my mentor and friend, Paul Martinelli was teaching.  After he taught briefly he opened up the call to Q&A to answer questions from the people on the call.

I was the first person in the Q and asked Paul what the first step Continue Reading →

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Chemistry: WOOHOOing Word of the Day

Chemistry is today’s WOOHOOing Word of the Day!

So what does chemistry have to do with WOOHOOing, Leadership, Business, and Success?  Everything.  But let me tell you how I see it first.

My dad is a chemical engineer by trade and profession.  He is a really good one.  He often baffles me with his understanding of how two or more ingredients will react when combined.  I asked him recently how work was going and he want off on a tangent of batches and chemicals and reactions and something clicked.

You see, for anything we desire in life whether it is better results in business, getting a big or many sales, growing a better community within the office, and the list goes on, we need to have good chemistry.  The right ingredients combined at the right time for the right effect or result.

Many of the key components for business include better relationships, great teamwork, great attitudes, and strong leadership. Continue Reading →

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