how to craft your story

Once you have shared with them where you grew up and found a way to build trust in that aspect, share with them some worldwide experience you’ve had. Select worldwide experience of yours that also shows benefit to why they are interested in you or how you may be able to serve them. This shows…

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how to craft your story

Building trust is about putting the other person at ease, finding common ground, with laughter and camaraderie thrown in. Most of us are trained opposite of that, being told to ask people about themselves first. However, that may be putting your client on the defensive. Think about this…when you first meet someone, do you launch…

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entrepreneurial truths 4

Audit. What a scary word. Most entrepreneurs FREAK OUT at the sound of that word. You may as well, depending on if you are running your business properly or not. Recently, I received a letter with that scary word on the front. I opened the letter to find that my insurance company was requiring an…

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entrepreneurial truths 3

This is a continuation of the article from the last week of Entrepreneurial Truths. As an entrepreneur, there are constant stresses, pressures, the feelings that you have. It’s something that I believe that all of us as entrepreneurs go through on a daily, if not certainly a weekly basis. Let’s look at a couple more…

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“There’s still time to change the road you’re on” – Stairway To Heaven – Led Zepplin.  Probably one of the biggest songs of all-time, there’s a reason this epic song spans almost 8 minutes in length; it’s THAT GOOD.   There are SEVERAL interpretations of this 70s classic, but this article isn’t here to debate those,…

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entrepreneurial truths 2

This is a continuation of the article from the last week of Entrepreneurial Truths. As an entrepreneur, there are constant stresses, pressures, the feelings that you have. It’s something that I believe that all of us as entrepreneurs go through on a daily, if not certainly weekly basis. Let’s look at another one of those…

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“No I won’t be afraid.  Oh I won’t be afraid.” – Stand By Me – Ben E. King.  25 years.  25 years stood between the time of when Stand By Me was originally released in 1961, becoming a hit for Ben E. King, but it wasn’t until two and a half decades of time had…

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”When the day that lies ahead of me seems impossible to face” – Lovely Day – Bill Withers.  This song was heavily influenced by the songwriter Skip Scarborough, who previously worked with Patti Labelle, Earth, Wind & Fire and many other top R&B acts from the time period.  Bill describes Skip as one of the…

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“Even the wrong words seem to rhyme.  I somehow find you and I collide.” – Collide – Howie Day.  Howie Day is a singer/songwriter from my home state of Maine, which I just learned with research of this song and lyric.  🙂  (I love how things work out sometimes).  Collide was written with Better Than…

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“It’s a beautiful day…don’t let it get away.” – Beautiful Day – U2.  Despite being one of the Irish rock band’s most recognizable songs around the world, this song almost didn’t exist as the band didn’t like it when they first heard it.  Funny, as the lead singer of REM Michael Stipe has gone on…

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