Monthly Archives: November 2011

Express Gratitude for the Small Things

Acknowledge Each Other Regularly Taking the time to thank your loved ones for their small acts of kindness goes a long way.  It’s a key to a good marriage, friendship or family. Certainly, one spouse may do most of the cooking and … Continue reading

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Sales Tip- Match Styles to Build Rapport

Pay Attention to Your Prospect’s Style In Neuro- Linguistic Programming, the concept of matching styles means that if someone converses with you in a quiet, low key manner, you respond in kind, matching vocal tone, physical gestures and body posture. If they sit … Continue reading

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Clean Up Your Emotional Junk

Release Your Anger Before the Holidays With the holidays upon us, it is easy to let family anxiety come between you and your spouse or partner.  Emotional “junk”  like anger, frustration, petty annoyances, can  build up in your relationships  when you are not … Continue reading

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What is Your Legacy?

You Never Know What Will Happen Me and Cinderella I was out of the country this past week on vacation and returned home to two sad events. Cinderella Hubbard,  (yes that was her real name) the woman who raised me, … Continue reading

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Look for the Best in Others

What You Think About Does Make a Big Difference In his new book, Social Intelligence, Daniel  Goleman writes about recent brain research: “One person’s inner state affects and drives the other person….We actually catch each other’s emotions like a cold.” The moresignificant the relationship is, … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Spammer

 Get Permission to Send Emails In today’s global market, smart businesses want to tap into the huge market on the Internet. Websites, ezines, blogs and webinars are just a few Internet vehicles for education and marketing. But where you may … Continue reading

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The Right Way to Ask for Referrals

Marketing Tip:  Suggest Groups and Connections When money is tight and you need new business, do three things. Continue to provide excellent service to your existing customers, far above what they pay for, ask how you can help them and … Continue reading

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Don’t Assume- ASK

Get Clear Information from Someone in the Know One of the hardest parts of any job is feeling like you are missing critical data you need. Sometimes that data is product and service-related and other times, it is personnel-related. Lately, it might … Continue reading

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