business

How to say "No" – TIP – BURNOUT

This is probably the most essential skill you want to learn when you feel burned out: it is simply the art of saying "no".The reason you might not use that skil...

Stay or quit? – ARTICLE

Suppose you face challenges with your current position.It can be anything:Your boss is a bully.There is no future in that position.You didn't get a raize in 5 y...

Business mastery! – ARTICLE

That's the whole idea, right?It is to master and tame your business.It means gaining a total sense of ownership over a few aspects:EnvironmentsBusiness skillsMa...

Energy breaks! – PORDUCTIVITY

I encourage you to have frequent short breaks throughout the day.Ideally, take at least a 5 min break every 1 to 2 hours.You can do some push ups or blend a fre...

LUNCH TIME! – PRODUCTIVITY

If you don't know this yet, I'll say it and spell it clearly for you:YOUR DIET INFLUENCES YOUR PRODUCTIVITY!A heavy lunch is a productivity killer!If you have a...

No household! – PRODUCTIVITY

If you work from home, no household during productivity hours!Keep laundry and cleaning for the week end or get a maid who will come AFTER hours!If you live wit...

Tame your email! – PRODUCTIVITY

Your email is one of the key places where you can get REALLY stacked.Enter your inbox as if you were entering a war zone!You are ready to destroy whatever stops...

Kill distractions! – PRODUCTIVITY

If you want to get things done, you need to kill distractions!Distractions are:Friends calling you and wanting stuff from you which is totally non-work related....

Cold calling power! – COLD CALLING

Ask yourself:Between 0-100% how high is my cold calling power!0% = It is impossible for you to make a call without freaking out100% = You fully master that skil...

What if you are shy? – COLD CALLING

Being shy is NOT a fixed state!Being comfortable with social interactions is a skill you can build up!You build it up through practice!You chat with anyone you ...

Cold calling anxiety – COLD CALLING

Of course it is a challenge.You call someone and interupt them in their work flow.Now, it's not like you are agressing or hurting anyone, right?What are you doi...

Know your stuff! – COLD CALLING

Prospects get convinced in no time when they realize you have top expertize in a field they need help with.EXPERTIZE is convincing.That's your main selling poin...

Measure results! – COLD CALLING

Another essential point: STATS!You need to have a clear record of what you did, what works, what doesn't!Why?Because if you get super good results with a certai...

Motivation and targets – COLD CALLING

Keeping motivated is one of the key challenges you can face, especially when you don't get the results you expect.When cold calling you might face loads of reje...

Make it practical! – STUDY STRATEGIES

Theories can be dry!Succesion of facts can be hard to digest.Now, a good way to remember facts is to see these facts into action.In other terms, turn a theory i...

Study SMART! – STUDY STRATEGIES

Studying smart means that the strategies you design are the best you can come up with.You need to understand how your mind works.Your mind needs rest and breaks...

Kill distractions – STUDY STRATEGIES

Here we go!One of the key challenges you can face with power boosting your career is studying!You REALLY need to study smart.The first step is to kill distracti...

Email emotion

Email emotionAdd emotion to your message!There are 4 types of documents:Those which have poor content, and no design quality. Good content but little or no grap...

Key start up questions

Key start up questionsIf you are a start up, ask yourself these questions:Skills Do you have all the skills you need to be successful with you business venture?...

How long before you start making profit?

How long before you start making profit?For a business to take off, you can often think 2 to 5 years. Do a reality check to see if you are not plain dreaming ab...

How can you limit your running costs?

How can you limit your running costs?By not spending what is not necessary.What do you truly need to create and market a product?Big companies can afford presti...

What are your marketing options?

What are your marketing options?Using the wrong medium could mean business failure. So, experiment with small steps and small investments at a time. Once you kn...

What is your target market?

What is your target market?Marketing in all directions is expensive and brings poor results. The ideal is to find out where your clients are and design your mar...