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Why Only This Week?

This is the week that we celebrate Thanksgiving, and on Thursday many of us will spend time with family and eat more than we should.

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Can I Get a Little Respect

I think that we all would agree that respecting others is an admirable quality to possess.

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Expressing Anger!

Anger is an emotion related to how you think about having been wronged, offended or denied something with a tendency to react though retaliation.

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How to Respond to Negative Events in Your Life

When a problem occurs, we have a few choices of how to respond. We can dwell on the problem. We can fret or become angry, which leads to more bad things.

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Change and Transition

Change and transition are two very different things. Change is an event, while transition is the personal process of working it all out.

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Negative, Underperforming Technicians!

The boss almost gave up on one of our plumbers, Mike. His average invoice was terrible at $400. He made excuses and blamed his circumstances.

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Are You Being Triangulated?

As leaders, we are extremely vulnerable to being triangulated and it’s very unhealthy for the unity of a company.

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Comcast Call a Good Example of What Traditional Sales Training Teaches

Recording of man’s attempt to cancel Comcast service is a good example of what traditional sales training teaches.

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Don’t Look At The Trees Because You’ll Run Into Them If You Do

I was reminded the other day about this quote from Alice in Wonderland: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” asked Alice. “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. “I don’t much care where—” said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which […]

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