The Get It Done Program – Goals With A Productivity Plan

The Get It Done Program – Goals With A Productivity Plan

The Get It Done program is all about goals and productivity plans. And…it’s been running on a quarterly basis since 2014. Initially it was a 90-day program that comes from the mastermind group idea by focusing solely on the goal setting and accountability....
Processes – Save Your Business, Save Your Sanity

Processes – Save Your Business, Save Your Sanity

Oh geez, where is that legal pad? It has my new account numbers on it! ARGH! I know I wrote that number down … I have to call the prospect now to seal the deal! What do you mean you didn’t receive the email? (secretly wondering if it was actually sent) Crud. Creating...
The Winning Mindset is Not What You Think It Is

The Winning Mindset is Not What You Think It Is

The biggest lesson I’ve learned in 2017 I learned from shooting pool. I was reviewing the difference in my approach to the game from 2012 to mid-December 2017. In 2012 I joined a team with the goal being to be known as the nicest person in the pool hall. Until...
Preparing to Compete

Preparing to Compete

Preparing to Compete When preparation meets opportunity – you win. As a competition pool player (amateur, not pro), there are a few things I do to mentally prepare for the games ahead. What I will be doing this morning and throughout the weekend as I head into a...
Leadership Shares the Credit and Reserves the Blame

Leadership Shares the Credit and Reserves the Blame

By all means tell the world how good you are — but share the credit and reserve the blame. You should let others know of your achievements, with these provisions: Do it with your actions first and make sure you share the credit with others who helped you along the...
Basic Market Research Survey

Basic Market Research Survey

To conduct a proper survey for market research purposes, the questions must be carefully crafted so as not to sway the view of the survey taker. And for the survey to be effective, those questions must be relevant. Don’t lead the person to answer a particular way....
Know Your Customer to Grow Your Business

Know Your Customer to Grow Your Business

KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS Determine your target market. Not everyone will be your target customer. Find a niche. Really. Don’t think that everyone is a customer because they’re not. Did you know that at any given moment, only 3% of the people who see...