Category Archives: Selling

Uncharted Territory

This season all of the faithful Cyclone Football fans have seen what a special season this is.  We have trusted in the process that new coach Matt Campbell has been talking about and now we are starting to see some … Continue reading

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Choose to Make the First Move

Colossians 3:12 (NLT) 12 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tender-hearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Too often, when something doesn’t go the way we expect it to, we make … Continue reading

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Connecting with Millenials

If you ask a demographer, they will tell you that Millennials are young adults aged 18-33 years old.  You know who Millennials are; they’re often the ones you see sipping a latte at Starbucks, checking their Twitter feeds, or texting … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocks: 3 Ways to Make a Lasting Impression

Summers are a great time for college students to get out of the classroom and get some experience in the real world.  I think it is a great idea to try all kinds of different jobs so you can see … Continue reading

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Life Skills 101

So if you are in college and having the time of your life, one of the things you might actually ponder from time to time is what skills do I really need to learn to become a successful, independent adult.  That … Continue reading

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Challenges to Pursue (Part 1)

In 2004, personal development master, Jim Rohn, gave a list of 15 challenges to pursue at his Jim Rohn Weekend Leadership Event.  No one knew it at the time, but it ended up being his last recorded weekend event.  Even … Continue reading

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Social Capital – The New Measure of Success

Today, I wanted to share with you a great article I read recently that really talks about the importance of using social media to really engage with your customers. Things like blogging, Facebook, and You Tube videos are simply not … Continue reading

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When It Comes to Service, Jesus Must Have Been a Dog

So what is the one word that will help you get ahead in this world?  What one word will give you the very best chance of having a successful life?  What one word will allow you the best chance of … Continue reading

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Everyone Sells: Only Some Are Really Good At It

I know what some of you are saying.  “I’m not a salesperson.”  Well, that may be true or is it.  The truth is that all of us are salespeople to some extent.  We all sell something several times a day.  … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Be Another One Of The Bees Buzzing Around

Recently, I was navigating LinkedIn, checking out the site and potentially looking at starting a profile.  While on the site I saw a listing the site had made of the top 10 terms that are overused in profiles by professionals … Continue reading

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