i wrote that

I wrote that. Lately, I have seen more people complaining about not getting “credit” due to concepts that have been in the public space or business sector for YEARS prior to their usage of them. Someone, somewhere along the way also inspired you to share it. Your take on something may be uniquely your own.…

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40 is the new 20

We’re going to talk about how 40 is the new 20. Think about this. People talk about how “When I turn XX age, I’m going to do this or do that.” Here’s the reality. 40 is just a number…it’s not anything beyond that. People look at their 40s as maybe time to relax and just…

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create entertainment

The ability of some people to create a unique moment of surprise and delight out of thin air is amazing. However, sometimes we can get stuck in a rut, doing the same old, same old thing. When I have this happen to me (I’m sure it’s happened to you as well), I look outside of…

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find your mentors mentor

I had the pleasure of interviewing Jeffrey Gitomer for the Creating Connections For Event Pros 100th Episode podcast. My podcast partner Vickie and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. One question that I really wanted to ask Jeffrey was about his mentors, who they were and what impact they had on his life. One such mentor…

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end boring voicejails

Since learning from a mentor of mine that most people’s office voicemails stink, I had been creative on my office line and have received compliments on my voicemail there. However, my personal voicemail still hadn’t been changed. I don’t know why….part of me just figured it was fine, the other part of me struggled because…

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who gets 3 times more referrals

Who gets three times more referrals than salespeople do? The answer to that question is Experts. How are you an expert at what you do? First off, look at what you do. What do you specialize in? Many companies say they specialize in seven different things (I’m only SLIGHTLY exaggerating). The reality is you can’t…

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evolution and implementation

I recently wrote a quote on my Facebook wall that said: “Things aren’t necessary for love.” I encourage everyone to brainstorm and write whenever the inspiration strikes you. It’s how I come up with many of the articles that I write. I sat on that quote on my wall for a few hours and then…

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two ways two words

When one hears that question, they may think immediately to if they are “able-bodied”? Or they may think of someone asking them to do something and if they can fit it into their busy schedule or not. Those are true thoughts but I would encourage you to start thinking of “able” in a different context.…

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a cautionary tale

Tell me if this sounds familiar. Person “A” works in an industry for years, learning, implementing, becoming excellent at product knowledge, having excellent attention to detail and outstanding customer service. They think “Hey! Why should the owner get all the money? I should own my own business.” So the person decides to open a new…

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naked clients

Are you naked in front of your clients? You should be. But Mitch…I don’t want to be naked in front of my clients…are you kidding me? Of course…I’m not talking about actually physically being naked but letting yourself truly be exposed. Sharing the real “you”. Many of us put up a “business” in front of…

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