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Mini Gift Guide For The Tech Traveller Business Person In Your Life – Guest Blog by Mitch Joel

tech travellerNormally, I shy away from gift guides. This year is different.

I consider myself a tech traveller. I travel about 150,000 miles per year (for some that’s insane, for other that’s called “February”). With that, I am always super specific about the gear that I travel with. Because I never …

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Who is Your Pete? B Cellars Attention to Customers

B Cellars Extraordinary Customer Experience“Welcome to B Cellars,” she said with a huge smile.

 

It was one of those insanely hot days in Napa, in the middle of summer, and we were greeted with her kindness and a cold drink and informed our guide Pete would be with us shortly.

 

This …

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Creating a ‘Library Hotel Experience’ – The Difference is the ATTENTION to DETAILS

I love to travel. That’s not a secret. I also like to travel like a brat. Also, not a secret.

 

Recently I surprised one of my dearest friends Lesley with a trip to New York City. She’s a professor at Elon University and previously taught students to read. Her …

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Impactful Sales with Exactly What to Say

impactful sales exactly what to sayWhen it’s your job to create impactful sales moments, serve customers and lead the teams that do, you’ll want to invest less than 60 minutes to read this book and gain thousands of hours of more influential conversations, Read Exactly What to Say by Phil Jones.  I promise it …

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Put a STOP Sign on Speakers Going Overtime – (FAIR WARNING: Rant Ahead)

allotted speaking timeRecently I sat in the audience of professional speakers in Orlando to watch a talented speaker (and friend) deliver a fantastic speech called ‘Be Re-memorable’.

He’d worked on this speech for nine months. How do I know that? Because I was there the day he got the call and he’s …

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Presenters Learn from Peloton Instructors: Pay Attention

Peloton instructorsIt’s no secret I am obsessed with my Peloton. If you don’t believe me, read this blog I wrote a little while ago.

 

This workout is beyond the stationary bike. It’s a community of people with 26K+ people in the Facebook group, and loyal fans that trek across the …

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Close the Deal with Same Side Selling Strategies by Ian Altman

same side selling strategies

Are you tired of playing games with your customers?

Does it sometimes seem like you and your client are working against each other?

Is it time to develop selling strategies that break through sales barriers?

As a coach and keynote speaker, I’m always on the lookout for ways my clients …

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The Perfect Introduction in 6 Words or Less: Give Attention to Get Attention

clay hebert the perfect introductionI am constantly looking for people or brands that are truly paying attention to what matters, whether it is the brand they’ve built, the community that they serve, or maybe it’s a product they’ve created. Meet one of the smartest guys I know, Clay Hebert.

Clay has trained senior …

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Set Yourself Apart as a Successful Speaker: Speaker Lab Podcast with Grant Baldwin

 

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Pay Attention to Your Influence. Influence Redefined – Book Review

Buy this book to be influential Monday to Monday

I have smart friends. When I received my copy of Influence Redefined: Be the Leader You were Meant to Be by Stacey Hanke, I squealed with delight.

Stacey is a dear friend, my accountability partner, an awesome speaker and one of …

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