How to Create Your Perfect Sales “Script”

Sales scripts don't work because they limit authentic connection between you and your prospect. Emotions play a vital role in the sales process. Knowing how to draw out emotions will land you more sales and you can do it effectively, without feeling slimy, and is natural and conversational.

Avoid These 2 Words if You Want to Be Influential

Become Your Most Influential Self! Don’t miss another update with a persuasive technique you can use today   We all have that one person who can really push our buttons. No matter what they do, they seem to easily (and perhaps purposefully) set you on edge. They always say something passive aggressive that makes your blood boil. They never listen to your ideas because they are always distracted on their phone. They always make the same mistakes and you have to keep cleaning up [...]

Advice for Highly Empathetic Coaches Who Struggle with Sales Conversations

Become Your Most Influential Self! Don’t miss another update with a persuasive technique you can use today Being a highly empathetic person comes with it’s own set of unique challenges. People may think that you’re too sensitive. If you’re not careful, you can easily take on the emotional energy of everyone you meet. This emotional shapeshifting isn’t healthy for you. It’s exhausting and can bring you to the brink of a breakdown. And yet, the emotional world of an empathetic person is vast [...]

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Why Being Wrong Makes You Right

Become Your Most Influential Self! Don’t miss another update with a persuasive technique you can use today Let’s just agree right away that people don’t like to tell you things… especially if they believe the information is sensitive. If divulging something could be embarrassing or put them at a disadvantage, they are definitely not telling you squat. You see this all the time in business. Want to know what someone’s budget is? Good luck. They don’t want to tell you because they’re hoping that they can get [...]

What’s Really Blocking Your Influential Thoughts

All my life, I’ve had this fear in the back of my mind. I’ve struggled with it, made my peace with it, and then looped back to wrestling with it once again. I don’t know if I’m normal or if I’m different. But I’ve always been afraid of people knowing this about me. So, of course, the rational thing to do is to post a blog about it on the internet where it will remain forever. Brilliant! And so, I’m about to reveal a potentially embarrassing fact about myself because I believe that through [...]

Your Influential Secret Weapon for Every Conversation

  It’s ok. I get it. We all want things quicker, faster, better. So, it’s understandable that when I give my keynote speeches on influence that someone in the audience will ask me, “What ONE tip or technique would you share to get someone to do what you want?”   Reading this you may think it sounds silly that someone would think that there is a single magical phrase that will get every human being to do your bidding, but I kid you not I get asked this All. The. Time.   It has [...]

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the CIA

Become Your Most Influential Self! Don’t miss another update with a persuasive technique you can use today   What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the CIA   James Bond. Everyone can quote how he takes his drink, name his signature car, and the letter designated to his boss.   The world of James Bond is fast, sexy, and alluring.   And, it quite possibly couldn’t be further from the truth.   Even so, James Bond will always hold a special place in my heart because he [...]