Blog Posts and Articles
SELLING: Adjust or Fail!
- December 4, 2013 - Posted by Coach Dan at 11:15 am
There are changes taking place in how and why you are successful (or not) in selling anything. It’s a subtle change, one that kind of creeps up on you, but it’s happening and it is pervasive. It can be something that you understand and then adjust... [Read More]
One Simple Secret To Improve Your Business
- October 7, 2013 - Posted by Coach Dan at 10:14 am
Holy Cow! What a week! Over and over again I see examples of how we make life and business so much harder than it really needs to be. It’s amazing really. We all know someone who spends their life worrying and struggling and always “fighting fires”... [Read More]
What Winners Want!
- September 17, 2013 - Posted by Coach Dan at 11:23 am
You know, sometimes I just get worn out by all the self-help/success gurus; futurists; researchers; clinical psychologists; new age prophets and “instant-success formula” pitchmen.
Now don’t get me wrong, as a working business coach I completely... [Read More]
The ART of TELECOMMUTING: A JOB SKILL of the NEW ECONOMY
- September 3, 2013 - Posted by Coach Dan at 12:00 pm
Employers are looking more and more for future employees and managers and leaders with the skills to telecommute. Today about one in five workers telecommutes on a frequent basis and nearly 10% work from home every day. And the numbers are growing for... [Read More]
ADVENTURES IN HIRING
- August 11, 2013 - Posted by Coach Dan at 10:05 pm
Last week I was interviewing a young lady and recent college graduate for a position that I have in my business coaching practice. She was great! She came to the meeting prepared, dressed for business and had done her homework. It was so refreshing that... [Read More]
5 MOST COMMON MARKETING MISTAKES
- July 29, 2013 - Posted by Coach Dan at 10:27 am
Most marketing plans totally suck! They are destined for failure simply due to the fact that they are based on facts and figures that simply don’t apply to a successful marketing campaign.
I subscribe to over forty newsletters on business, sales, marketing... [Read More]
4 KINDS OF BUSINESS PEOPLE
- July 11, 2013 - Posted by Coach Dan at 12:41 pm
I love to spend time each day reading books and articles by some of the great motivators; speakers; personal development researchers and thinkers of our time. Whether I agree or disagree it is all knowledge that I can absorb and filter and use for my... [Read More]
Riding the Mo Train by John C. Maxwell
(In order to continually grow; improve and provide the best ideas and strategy to my business coaching clients I am constantly searching and researching for the latest information on business and personal development. And, every once in awhile, I come... [Read More]
Mackay: Taking Risks Rarely Ends with Regret!
I have never met anyone who left his or her job – whether fired or voluntarily – who started his or her own business and regretted it. What these people always regret is not having done it sooner. This includes people who eventually failed... [Read More]
STOP CHASING THE WRONG PRIORITIES
(Over the years I have followed the writings of Marshall Goldsmith, particularly those on leadership. I recently came across this article which I feel is very timely. Personally speaking I know how hectic and crazy life can become as an entrepreneur or... [Read More]
THE GOLDEN RULE OF NETWORKING
(One of my all time favorite business authors is Harvey Mackay. His books are filled with solid, street wise information that is the kind of information that is needed in today’s business environment. If you haven’t read Harvey Mackay, start today.... [Read More]
The Parable of Talents by Brian Tracy
The Parable of the Talents is the primary reason for wealth or poverty throughout history.
Reasons for Rich or Poor
Why do some people retire rich and most people retire poor? This subject has fascinated philosophers, thinkers, mystics and teachers throughout... [Read More]
Where Do You Go for Your Intellectual Feast? By Jim Rohn
(With the Thanksgiving holiday close, It’s not only good to fill our stomachs, but to also fill our heads with the things we’ll need to be more successful in business and life. This is the first in a series of articles to help us get prepared for... [Read More]
Listening Skills by Tom Hopkins
Many salespeople who haven’t yet reached the professional stage think professional selling is exactly the opposite of what it really is. When you entered the selling field, you may have thought, “Now my job is to talk and talk and talk.”... [Read More]
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