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5 Reasons to STOP Multitasking in Your Business

Emails, social media, blogs, news and texting can have a devastating effect on productivity if they are mismanaged. According to several studies, an individual can handle several tasks simultaneously if the projects are simple and handled without thinking (walking and talking on the phone for example). This is does not apply to tasks that require a certain level of reflection and concentration. With multitasking, individuals shift from one task to another (task-switching).

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Introducing the 10x Business Owner’s Mastermind Group

Recently, I wrote and article on The Benefits of a Mastermind Group and How to Choose the Right Mastermind Group For You, and I received some great feedback from people looking to join a mastermind themselves. With this, and the piles of content I have to give and limited time in each day…

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How (and Why) to Write an Awesome Sales Plan

As a business owner, you probably already have a business plan, marketing plan, and hopefully and One-Page Plan. So you may be wondering: why would I need another plan just for sales? A sales plan summarizes an individual sales campaign or effort, and is not

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The 7 Fundamentals of Sustainable Growth

When it comes to business, most of us are focused on growth. We read books, watch webinars, attend meetings, and more to get tips and tricks for more growth. However, there’s a huge piece of the growth puzzle that many of us are overlooking: making sure our business can sustain growth. I’ve seen dozens of businesses collapse due to overlooking this. It’s like building a skyscraper with no foundation.

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How to Choose the Right Mastermind Group For You

You will never achieve your full potential in business alone.

This is a statement I truly believe, and one which is not often discussed in business classes, magazines, or blogs. While there’s certainly a lot to be said for bootstraps and self motivation, the truth is, no one can go it all alone and expect to achieve great success in business.

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The Benefits of a Mastermind Group

There is always a synergy of commitment, excitement, and energy when people work together, and this is what a mastermind group is all about. A mastermind group is a peer-to-peer mentorship project that helps members find solutions to problems they face. The concept was launched by Napoleon Hill in the early 90s, when he wrote about how people can work together to grow richer. According to Napoleon, there is power in coordinating efforts and knowledge among others of your industry.

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6 Key Foundations of Selling

No matter what business you are in, creating sales is not some sort of automatic or instinctive process that just happens all by itself. Selling takes effort, and it also takes a plan and faithful adherence to long-established practices that have remained valid for centuries.

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How Your Sales Team Can Get More Leads, Customers, and Sales

The top three challenges faced by today’s leaders are identifying good leads, getting responses from prospects, and converting those prospects to sales. These three tasks are the life-blood of any thriving organization. After all, when sales are good, everything else is good.

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How to Turn Your Idea into a Business in 2018

Most of my posts, podcasts, and coaching relate to those who already have a business started, but I wanted to take a moment to address another type of inquiry I receive quite often: “how do I turn the idea I have into a business in the first place?” I figure this is an excellent time to address this, as there’s no better time to start a new business than in the new year.

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How to Supercharge Your Marketing in 2018: Part 2

Now that we have the description of our perfect client in place, we also know who to go to.

See, there are really two phases of marketing. The first phase is the guessing part. We guess at who we are targeting and how. But now, we have the “who” part down. What we need is the “how.” This is where your current wow clients come in again.

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