Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Trick to Treating Yourself to More Sales

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. I didn’t write the following parable and I’m not sure who did. I cannot take any credit for…

Can I Ask You a Question?

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. One of the greatest skills any salesperson can have is the ability to listen. So, other than shutting…

Hey Deejay! Are You Taking Requests?

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. On Sunday, I accomplished a big personal goal. I ran in and completed the Columbus Half Marathon. That’s…

The Magical 300

Figuring out the most difficult feat in sports is a great discussion. Depending on who you are talking with there are arguably some great candidates. Bowling a 300 game  Being dealt a royal flush in poker Dunking a basketball Hitting a pitch thrown by a professional pitcher Running a sub 4 minute mile Hitting a hole-in-one in golf…

Letting Them Know You Are Thinking About Them

Today was my 44th birthday. The day itself doesn’t really feel any different than any other day. I think that feeling ends when you’re around 10 years old…about the same time you stop wearing the shoes out of the shoe store after your Mom buys them and believing that they really do make you run faster. The neat part…

Setting Sail for Success on Columbus Day

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. In honor of Columbus Day, I felt a quote from the man credited with discovering America would be…

Imagine Having Talent, Courage and Belief

Elvis Presley used to talk about TCB which stood for Taking Care of Business. Well, there’s another formula for TCB that I think might be a good recipe for success for some people. Talent, Courage and Belief. If you’re in need of a deposit into your “Good Vibrations” folder, this might be enough to bring you account to a…

Bring Home a Winner

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. Are You Ready for the Big Finish? In a long season, game, event or fiscal year, the actions…