See the Signs: Why Attention to Every Detail Matters

One of my most trusted mantras throughout my life has been that we all have to read the signs. The signs are everywhere. The signs are reality. If we look at reality, at what is happening around us, then we can make better decisions. That’s a lesson I learned from my Hall of Fame head…

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8 Tips for Startup Success

If you’re anything like most entrepreneurs, you love the idea of the startup. It’s always an exciting time to be in the startup phase of a new business. However, this can also be a very volatile time, as it really matters how you make use of your resources. Here are a few tips for startup…

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How Much is Employee Stress Costing You?

Employee stress can be a big hidden expense in your business, causing diminished productivity and lost workdays. A study by Harvard found that more than a third of workers deal with work-related stress. The good news is that there are things you can do that will reduce stress for your employees—and maybe even yield some…

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What’s the Reason You Always Do Your Best?

My company’s mantra is three simple words: “Always be amazing!” That’s something that permeates everything we do, with everyone we come in contact with. Part of being amazing is always doing your best. And for many people, they find something that drives them, a specific reason they always give their best, no matter the circumstances…

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Friday 5 for December 14th, 2018

Who is the Most Effective Salesperson? By Fran Tarkenton In my life, I’ve often been called a great salesman. I’ve put myself in position to sell all kinds of things: technology, insurance, education—you name it, I’ve sold it! But here’s the secret to… Read article Find the New End to the Customer Experience By Shep…

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Who is the Most Effective Salesperson?

In my life, I’ve often been called a great salesman. I’ve put myself in position to sell all kinds of things: technology, insurance, education—you name it, I’ve sold it! But here’s the secret to my success in sales: I don’t sell anybody anything. Never have. Never will. I’ve found that the most effective salesperson is…

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How to Be a Great Leader in Just Two Steps

Leadership is a controversial subject. Countless books and articles have been dedicated to pinpointing the exact qualities of a great leader—qualities, they say, that will apparently turn you into the next Winston Churchill or Oprah Winfrey. I’ve always thought that idea was a bit ridiculous. Not every leader is a dynamic, booming personality, and effective…

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Find the New End to the Customer Experience

What’s the final moment in a typical customer interaction with your business? What’s the end of the customer experience? That final moment plays an outsized role in how the customer views the overall experience, so it’s important for it to be a positive one. But now think again: is that final moment really the final…

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Hire Using More Than Just Salary

Some positions are naturally more difficult to fill than others. When you have a job opening like this, it’s easy to think the solution is just to offer more money—but salary isn’t always the right answer. An employee whose only loyalty is to the size of the paycheck could leave you needing to fill that…

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