An Interview with Rory Vaden I had a lot to share in a recent interview with Rory Vaden, a leader from the Daily Discipline Blog. Here are a few highlights of what we covered: - Why your kids, your spouse, your team members, and your customers aren't listening to you. - How to get anyone “on board” with your ideas in the first few seconds. - Find out if you are a “Relator” or a “Bottom-liner” and how it impacts your influence - Why being a great leader requires you to be a great influencer… - If someone is to be uncomfortable in the sales
You know the old saying, “We can’t live with it and we can’t live without it?” Well that certainly applies to change. None of us can quite get our heads wrapped around how we feel about change. Sometimes it’s AWESOME. New places to visit. Exciting new job. Intriguing options. Plateaus to overcome. Limitations to conquer. End of boredom. Beginning of excitement. But then there’s the other side to change. You know – that gut feeling that tells us we are in over our heads. Brain freeze. Anxiety. Anger. Attitude that says “what was wrong with the way we used to do it?” Unknowns. Loss.
by Motivational Speaker Connie Podesta Being a professional motivational speaker is such an awesome job--but sometimes something happens at an event-- that even for an old seasoned pro like myself--makes me so glad I do what I do. First of all, Colorado Springs is one of my all-time favorite places, especially when it gets me away from the 100 degree heat of Dallas. The event audience was mostly guys who sell to small, family-owned businesses. One of the topics I was asked to touch on was....social media! So I started by telling my story "Texting Harry" which is also the title of one of my