Last year, in my 7th year as a traditional consultant, I started to feel frustrated. My clients were getting tremendous value from our projects, yet we didn’t work together long enough to see a long-term impact. Unexpected issues would pop up that changed the scope of the project.
If only we could discuss those hidden problems before agreeing to work together, I thought.
Was there a way to get in front of potential problems instead of finding them out too late? How could I insure my clients get the maximum benefit — and also identify potential problems with a client engagement — BEFORE we signed a contract?
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Your “model” buyer, client, or customer is someone whom you target because she or he has several characteristics. I will explain each of these below.
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that affects a significant percentage of the general public, but especially members of the military.
In this post, you will hear insights from a retired Marine who now supports a growth mindset for fellow veterans.
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Whether you are giving a talk to 10 people or 1000, giving a successful presentation requires you to use the power of influence to engage with your audience.
A keynote speaker goes beyond a regular presentation, because it requires not only tremendous influence, but also a strategy that creates results for the event’s organizers.
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For my 3rd interview in the Featured Practitioner series, I speak with an ultra-marathoner in Colorado whose treatment methods set him apart in the massage therapy field.
Keep reading to find out more about how he decided on this specialization and why he’s passionate about helping clients!
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As one of the most prolific personality assessments in the world, StrengthFinder® is a tool that can help identify your decision-making process and unique perspective.
In this post, I will explain how to use this assessment for self-awareness, why the “Balcony and Basement” concept is important, and how often each talent occurs.
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This is the second episode in the Featured Practitioner series, in which I talk to a Licensed Massage Therapist in the great state of Texas who serves athletes from adult to geriatric age.
I’m so excited to share his story with you!
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As part of my Year In Review, I kept track of how many books I was able to read. Compared to last year, I finished fewer books (21 books versus 26 last year). But although less of my time in 2018 was spent reading, I chose to delve into a few subjects that took more effort to get through.
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We have the power to exert tremendous influence on others.
Sometimes, people use this power to take advantage of those who are vulnerable by exerting tremendous control on their choices and behavior.
Today I want to share some insights about why Multi-Level Marketing companies operate exactly like a cult and how to build risk intelligence to keep yourself safe.
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