Who invented the perfect sales presentation? Tommy Hopkins? Zig Ziglar? Benjamin Franklin? Benjamin Franklin? Maybe, he pretty much founded the oldest insurance agency in America and insurance companies led the way in early sales techniques. Nope. Not them, and not Thomas Watson of IBM, and not Dale Carnegie. Fats Waller. Who? Fats Waller. Thomas Wright Waller, born 1904, died 1943 in his landmark musical “Ain’t Misbehavin’” from 1929, wrote the… Read More »Daily RICHual #22: Who invented the perfect sales presentation?
Today is President’s Day. Presidents day happened when whoever the holiday makers are decided that it was impractical to celebrate Lincoln’s birthday on the 12th and Washington’s on the 22nd. Now we celebrate ALL of them. They got their job as a result of Article 2 Section 1 of the Constitution. It says, “The executive power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.” There have… Read More »Daily RICHual #21: Happy President’s Day
Okay young man or lady. I want to talk about your attitude… HA! Nothing good ever started with THAT one at the beginning of a sentence. Your attitude is the expression of what you believe about yourself and the world around you, and…how you feed those beliefs every single day of your life. While there is no manual on having a better attitude, here are 3 things you can do…..
Long, long ago, someone in a meeting in Beaverton, OR raised his or her hand and said, “I’ve got it, Just THINK about it.” Immediately the group idea expander said, “NO, Just DO it.” And so they did. That slogan has been used billions of times by billions of people who either want to take action or want to get someone else to do the same. We, as a society,… Read More »Daily RICHual #19: Just THINK About it?
I came across a book yesterday. It was written by Benjamin Zander, who if you don’t know was the world famous conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and called “The Art of Possibility.” It concerned (partially) leadership and our role as beings on the planet. Zander said, “Every single interaction between two human beings is always a matter of leadership.” At the age of 45, after 20 years of leading… Read More »Daily RICHual #18: Sales and Leadership
Al Gore’s invention of the internet has changed a lot of things in this world and nowhere, maybe, more than marketing. Technology has given us a plethora of ways to get consumer’s attention. In the old days, two fellas, leaned over the fence and utilized the greatest marketing ever: WOMM. They talked about the new preacher, the guy who opened the new fillin’ station, and that lady who took over… Read More »Daily RICHual #17: Word of Mouth Marketing – Still the best!
Buying a house is the American Dream. And while it has always been a complicated process, with the growth of technology and the addition of third partyplayers vying for the FTHB’s money, it is even more wild today. One of the biggest obstacles in the FTHB process is the fact that the internet and ”Real Estate” shows have created a “fantasy” environment for newbie buyers
Often in class or in a consultation or coaching, I’ll get asked about Blogging. Blogging, I say, is a great way to inform, promote, and answer, especially if you like to write. People want to know stuff AND they look for credible sources to obtain the most relevant info. Most sales peopleanswer questions all day. The problem is they answer them one on one. Let me explain:there was a time… Read More »Daily RICHual #15: Why Blog? Roseann Roseannadana Knows
The Bible says, “Judge not, lest ye be judged.” When most people contemplate that Biblical quote, they think of judging others and while that may have been Jesus’ intent, I think there is someone else we ought to be careful about judging: ourselves. Don’t get me wrong, judging others is a relationship and attitude killer. Judgment is the brother or sister of comparison, envy, bitterness. And I have no room… Read More »Daily RICHual #14: Judge Not
Yesterday we covered deadlock in a negotiation So how do we end deadlock without having to walk away from the deal? Every situation is unique, but here are 5 methods to help help construct the way out of deadlock.