Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Nuggets of Knowledge | 0 comments

                Here’s to the Bucket Lists – mine and yours. As you know, I enjoy good quotes.  One of my favorite is an Oscar Wilde quote: “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” This quote challenges me to live more, laugh more, and say YES to the possibilities. I have a number of things on my bucket list.  I want to stay open to making new friends,...

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Change, Change, Change

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Nuggets of Knowledge | 0 comments

                        “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old but on building the new” – Socrates Now that I am in my “late 60’s” – how can that be?  I don’t know.  I feel like I went to work one morning and when I came home, I was over 60 years old.  Where did the time go? Now I am closer to 70 than I am to 60 and I am...

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Beat Workplace Stress with These Seven Awesome Tips

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Nuggets of Knowledge, Running a Business | 0 comments

                The American Institute of Stress reports 80% of workers feel stressed on the job.  We are working longer and harder and as a results stress is one of the biggest factors in accidents, absenteeism and employee turnover.   As an entrepreneur what can you do? Bottom-line:  Be Proactive.  Offer programs to reduce stress and improve your teams overall health. Here are a few ideas to...

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The Power of ACTION

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in Nuggets of Knowledge, Running a Business | 0 comments

                  In our life action gives us results. Nothing else will. Taking action is the single most important step in reaching goals, getting fit, having clients, having fun and learning new things.   Action is a noun, indicating an act of will or the process of getting a thing done . Taking action turns impossible into possible, it’s exciting when you turn plans into action.   If...

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7 Essentials for Your Sales Presentation

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Nuggets of Knowledge, Sales & Marketing | 0 comments

                  “Don’t sell life insurance, sell what life insurance can do.”  –Ben Feldman In your initial interview with your prospect, ask enough questions to determine if this prospect actually has the problems, needs, and/or wants that your product or service solves. If she/he does, then make a sales presentation. The Goal of the Sales Presentation is to show how your product meets...

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The Power of Questions

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Nuggets of Knowledge, Running a Business, Sales & Marketing, Time Management | 0 comments

    The questions we ask determine our lives. This is a profound statement, don’t you think?   Your business will flourish when you ask questions. What market do I serve best? What strategies will reach my customers? What do I do best? How can I improve my products?   Your relationships will flourish when you ask questions. How can I be more supportive? What is really needed here? What am I assuming? Where can we...

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