Leadership & Team

Are These Author Blocks Causing You To Procrastinate?

If you’re a keen student of marketing and sales, you’re likely aware that publishing a book gives you many advantages in business.

Colin Campbell      Wednesday, December 5, 2018

How Strategic Partnerships Can Benefit Your Business

Strategic business partnerships can give small businesses such as yours the edge to help them compete with larger companies.

Andrew Wallis      Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Coaching is The Key

Do you ever get so frustrated with your marketing results (or lack of them) that you want to throw your laptop against the wall?

Loren West      Tuesday, December 4, 2018

5 Reasons and Remedies for Procrastination

“I’m a Procrastinator!” “I’m a HUGE Procrastinator!” “I’m SUCH a Procrastinator!” Have you ever said something like that to yourself or anyone else? Have you ever heard someone say it? I bet the answer to both questions is YES! But why?

Jeff Klubeck      Friday, November 30, 2018

Revealing the Power of Chess in Business

Being in Seattle the day Amazon announced their record-breaking earnings was the day I was speaking to employees and chess club members about: Revealing the Power of Chess to Professionals.

Jim Egerton      Friday, November 30, 2018

Motivation’s Enemy

Swords clashed. Armor jingled. Deep grunts could be heard as men felt the brutal force of blade upon a shield. Arrows whistled through the air, some hitting their mark, some covered in tar and set on fire, many making their kill.

Marcos Jacober      Monday, November 26, 2018

Psychology Of Social Selling

Everyone is always selling. It is always pretty obvious when someone is selling a product or a service to you but how often do you not realize you are being sold to? It is happening every moment of every day.

Megan Flanagan      Wednesday, November 21, 2018

LinkedIn Is Where It’s At! (If You Know How To Use It!)

Did you know that you can actually use LinkedIn to engage ideal prospective client family members and bring a lot of leads to your business? Are you interested in having more business? I have created a system to engage ideal prospective client family me

Terri Levine      Monday, August 20, 2018

Why Transparency Is Important To Business

Transparency builds trust and makes employees feel that they're working for a company with higher ethical standards. According to a 2014 American Psychological Association Survey, 25% of employees do not trust their employer. Half of them believe their e

Christopher Salem      Monday, August 20, 2018

Mind The Gap: Success vs. Achievement!

In the London Underground, “Mind the Gap” is the constant warning to “see and beware” of the space between the platform and the train door…literally a matter of life and death! Boarding my blog, however, this same phrase is a plea to consider the valuabl

Jeff Klubeck      Thursday, July 19, 2018

"You Must Believe to Achieve What You Desire.. "

For a lot of people, making money from the comfort of their own home or while traveling abroad, is still a foreign concept. Even though MILLIONS of people spend BILLIONS of dollars every single day through sites like Amazon, Ebay, Etsy... and on an un

Loren West      Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Does Your Mission Feel Like Punishment? You Might Be Doing It Wrong

We have a responsibility to be an instrument of abundance to our team members...as they are to us. So many people start working in their passion when they finally identify what it is. And it is a terrifying step to take. For one, you need to realize th

Hilary Jastram      Monday, July 9, 2018

How to Use Facebook Live: A Step-by-Step Guide

Facebook launched Facebook Live in 2016 and it has become a game changer. If you are unsure exactly what it is, it is essentially a live video streaming service that lets anyone broadcast from their mobile devices straight to their Facebook News Feed.

Andrew Wallis      Monday, July 9, 2018

Fail Forward, Or Die Tryin’…

Have you ever met a person that was so good at something it's like they were born that way? Or someone so knowledgeable in their field, hobby, or interests, that people from all walks of life seek them out for advice and direction?

Loren West      Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Women In Small Business

According to The 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report from American Express, the number of female-owned businesses has skyrocketed 45 percent since 2007. Women entrepreneurs have had a huge impact on our country’s small business sector, and those n

Kris Miller & Tia Ross      Friday, June 22, 2018

Social Proofing With Gratitude

Life is short, so make the most of it by living every moment you can in gratitude, happiness and love. Think of the people you love the most and the more you honor them, the more you will experience abundance, happiness, love and success.

Ken Rochon      Thursday, June 21, 2018

Leading To Create Great Team Performance

Great teams are forged in the fires of meaningful performance and worthy challenges. Leaders can engage in practices and processes that serve to create high performance teams. In fact, skillful leadership is critical to the formation, sustainability and

Dusty Staub      Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Anatomy of a Successful Email Marketing Campaign

The world has changed a lot since emails were the primary way to communicate with your prospects and clients. With so many channels to communicate through, it’s no wonder business owners are super confused on how to get their message out to their mark

Andrew Wallis      Friday, June 1, 2018

Mind The Gap: Sacrifice vs Compromise!

“Mind the Gap”, in the London Underground, is the constant warning to “see and beware” of the space between the platform and the train door…literally a matter of life and death! Boarding my blog, however, “Mind the Gap” is a 2-minute focus on the “valuab

Jeff Klubeck      Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Leadership — And the Crowd Went Wild

I had the opportunity to attend one of the most intense sales conferences ever produced. It was Grant Cardone’s 10X Growth Conference at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. For three days brand name speakers presented to more than 9,500 people — up from

Jim Egerton      Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Leadership — And the Crowd Went Wild

I had the opportunity to attend one of the most intense sales conferences ever produced. It was Grant Cardone’s 10X Growth Conference at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. For three days brand name speakers presented to more than 9,500 people — up from

Jim Egerton      Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Interview: Steve Olsher

As a result, the assurance of 'where to stop and to start' tends to get lost along the journey, and so, a lot of time and effort is wasted. Others may have stable jobs. Yet, they don’t feel contented about it, or they feel that something is really lackin

Kate Mikado      Friday, April 27, 2018

How to Find Effective Team Members

I was the only one from my department there with other departments, maybe my boss knew? Prior to the training, our boss told everyone in the company to take the training class, and if we refused, we would not have our job anymore.

Heide Har      Friday, April 13, 2018

The Secret To Leadership Mastery

I’m going to share my formula with you that took my own leadership mastery to the top 1% for a Forbes top 50 listed performer in a $25.9 US trillion industry. Why?

Meryem Arpaci      Friday, March 30, 2018

Has Your Business Got Staying Power?

This is the foundation of your business. Before you can grow, it is important to have a clear vision of your future and the expectations of your business and put this down in writing. Questions to ask yourself would be… what type of business model will I

Andrew Wallis      Monday, March 26, 2018

Build Your Lifestyle First

There are very few points where everything runs as smoothly as we hope it should, that’s just the nature of this game we call business.

Andrew Wallis      Monday, March 26, 2018

The Art Of Leadership As A Heart-repreneur

Based on Amazon’s principles and other companies that I resonate with, I developed these principles for my own business which you can modify for your business.

Terri Levine      Friday, March 23, 2018

Are you a Leader? Leave Your Foot Print.

Often, I have seen that leaders become very formal when they talk to their team. Being formal is good but beware of being too formal, as it starts creating a wall between you and your team. How would you feel if your 5-year-old son or daughter wanted to r

Ajit Shrivastva      Thursday, March 8, 2018

Is Your Business Fit and Healthy or is it in need of immediate resuscitation?

My parents taught me from an early age to aim to live on less than I earned and save money for a rainy day. Now in my role as a business consultant, I always encourage the fitness business owners I work with to make sure they have cash on hand to cover em

Andrew Wallis      Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Leadership: Hiring the Right Mindset & Skillset

Successful business people have the ability to visualize the future to their advantage. Chess players are very good at visualizing the future when analyzing candidate moves. In chess, we call it calculating. It’s really carrying a series of mental images

Jim Egerton      Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Strategic Thinking Empowers an Organization

The second step is selecting the candidate moves that could be played to implement the strategy you want to follow. Candidate moves are the possibilities we should consider in implementing our strategy. In business, candidate moves might be to build a sal

Jim Eagerton      Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Getting S.M.A.A.R.T. About Accountability

JUST MAKE SURE you only share with someone who also sets and pursues goals! If you share your ambitions with someone who has none, you can expect them to defend their egos by trashing your goals before they ever hunker down to create their own. Sometimes

Jeff Klubeck      Monday, February 12, 2018

The Resilient Mindset

One of my client Pierre-Frederic Roy, had started his Industrial and Interior Design business called “Clinic Design”. Going deeper into conversation I was startled to find out that just a year ago Pierre had filed for bankruptcy. He had no wrinkle on his,

Ajit Shrivastva      Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tactics - Opportunities That Yield a Winning Advantage

In (C2B) situations, customers turn the tables and take advantage of a business. Typical situations are when customers boycott a business that is not up to their standards. A cereal company bowed to pressure from customers to eliminate artificial dyes and

Jim Egerton      Monday, January 22, 2018

The Funnel Genius

He started out with origami balloons they had been taught to make in art class. After school he would walk up to people and create the balloon for them, (Hawk can also be quite the showman). When he was done he would offer the balloon and say, “Would you

Kate Mikado      Friday, January 12, 2018

Leadership: Visualization is a Picture of the Future

Bill Gates knight on f3 is a very important piece defending the king in the castle. Magnus is threatening the “Remove the Defender” tactic by capturing it with his knight from e5 with check! Since the king is under attack Bill can capture the black knight

Jim Egerton      Friday, January 5, 2018

Coaching vs. Mentoring Part 2!

In Coaching, when someone asks me, “Coach, how do I do this, how do I do that?” I have to first ask them, “Why do you want to do it?” If they can get really connected to their why and their motivation, they’ll be able to run through a brick wall to get it

Jeff Klubeck      Thursday, January 4, 2018

How To Run Effective Team Meetings

My meetings would focus on reducing cancellations until the numbers improved. The numbers give me the information I need to create the content for my meetings. I share this example so that you can determine what metrics are important in your business and

Andrew Wallis      Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Dirty Little Leadership Secrets!

To become a great leader, you want to take inventory right now of your own leadership areas that aren’t your strengths. Be honest. Brainstorm with your team and ask for their honest opinions – make it clear that this is not a blame apportioning exercise

Terri Levine      Saturday, December 16, 2017

Marketing Starts with Mindset

I was just chatting with a client during her consulting session and I was telling her about pausing and simply allowing. She was so busy rushing from place to place and trying to get things done and was feeling a lot of stress from her business. I started

Terri Levine      Saturday, December 16, 2017

The Magic of Mindset

I read the book the Four Dollar Sandwich by Dr. Corey Malnikof (which is the first book we include in our cutting-edge marketing mastermind box), and did some of the exercises in the book. And I spent time with my wife and three kids, fully engaged in the

Seth Greene      Saturday, December 16, 2017

Want to Change Your Mindset? Do the Work.

I started my business in 2008 with the intention to be an information marketer (O.K., the truth is I thought I was going to make millions selling ebooks, but that’s a story for another day). Instead I ended up building a business around WordPress as “The

Kim Doyal      Saturday, December 16, 2017

Ingenious Leaders Leave Legacies

Do you think the 59 people that lost their lives in Las Vegas felt they had plenty of time? I do not want to be disrespectful to any of those 59 previous lives. Or the hundreds that are still living with the injuries from that night. Everyone who atten

Jodeen Bergstrom      Saturday, December 16, 2017

How To Create An Unstoppable Life

They seem to glide through the day on autopilot as a force to be reckoned with. And no matter what happens, nothing seems to phase them. They’re a beacon of joy and energy, and as a result, people are naturally drawn to the positivity they radiate.

Andrew Wallis      Saturday, December 16, 2017

Opening Strategies for Success

In chess, the desperado tactic is often preceded by a tactic called a trapped piece. It’s a piece in a chess position which lacks mobility and is going to be captured. Rather than go away for nothing, it looks around for anything it can capture on its way

Jim Egerton      Thursday, November 2, 2017

Alternative To The Shiney New Thing

I am not here to say you are wrong. I am not here to say new marketing opportunities don’t work. Some shiny new things can produce amazing results but often the hype is greater than the payoff. Behavioral economists call this the bubble effect. It happen

Dave Farrow      Thursday, November 2, 2017

A Productivity Breakthrough for Small Business Owners

Imagine getting in a plane, sitting at your seat and hearing the pilot say, “Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. Welcome aboard Unproductive Airlines flight 000. I’m not sure where we’re going or how long it’s going to take but I’m a pilo

Colin Campbell      Thursday, November 2, 2017

Leadership As An Entrepreneur

I can speak for myself that my leadership skills are insufficient if I want to accomplish my visions. I understand I am going to have to loan out or partner with others who have better leadership skills and talents. In the digital world we can see this

Jodeen Bergstrom      Thursday, November 2, 2017

Stop Managing, Start Coaching! Leadership For 2017

Coaching emerged because managing wasn’t working and is considered dead. Coaching is helping people to be inspired to achieve more than they may have ever dreamed possible. A great coach is not a manager who tells others what to do. A great coach invites

Terri Levine      Thursday, November 2, 2017

How Leaders Know The Difference Between Strategies And Tactics

A leader must also be able to generate strategies the company needs to sustain success while taking advantage of tactics that appear during their business game. In the premier issue of FUNNEL magazine, Hawk Mikado made a valiant attempt at defining these

Jim Egerton      Monday, October 16, 2017

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