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It‘s not called First Replier

You want to separate from the herd of other salespeople? Respond instead of Reply…

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Stop Apologizing

In his book, “Lose Well,” comedian Chris Gethard  writes, “When we decide we want to shift the standard of our life to include something new and out of the box, we tend to spend a lot of time apologizing for it and justifying it. People we encounter express incredulity and we scramble to downplay the […]

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The advantage you have over professional athletes

It seems as though when an athlete signs that max contract deal, they just don’t seem to play as hard as they used to-making you ask, “What happened?” ..& there’s your answer & your advantage.

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Whoa-mentum Days (WMd’s)

You’re gonna have your Whoa-mentum Days (WMd’s), days that the wheels of effort flew off and you skidded into a “Whoa” kind of ending..but those days too can be a blessing in disguise.

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What’s the 1 thing?

The slights got you to where you are today…and the slights will take you to where you need to be in the future, but first, start with just 1…

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The snowball of Fear

Hear the full 8 min episode right here. Most wouldn’t think of “Iron” Mike Tyson being a fearful guy, but he is-always has been. At a young age he was abused and pushed around. At 13 years old, Mike met Cus D’amato and even though he prophesied that Tyson would be the heavyweight champion of […]

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They owe you nothing

Coach Nick Saban tells a story of three baby birds who fell into the ocean. The mama bird was frantic because her babies were about to drown so the daddy bird flies out and scoops the first baby bird up and sits him down on dry land and asks his son, “Now that I saved […]

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The willingness of pros & the wants of others

When legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk started skating, he and his crew had to skate in empty swimming pools because the city shut down the skate parks due to insurance liabilities. Not to be dissuaded, he and his cronies jumped fences and continued skating in the concrete fishbowls. Conditions to skate at the competitions weren’t much […]

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The Heavy Box Mentality

We all need a Heavy Box mentality- that 5 second gap between sliding by with the easy or taking on the hard, heavy lifts of our lives.

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Dear World,

Dear World, We’ve been through a lot together over the decades you and I-marriages, births, deaths, fulfillment & disappointment, war & peace, good times & hard times. There were days when you were more generous to me than I could possibly have deserved. And there were days when you cheated me out of things I […]

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