WANT TO INFLUENCE OTHERS? START USING THIS WORD

WANT TO INFLUENCE OTHERS? START USING THIS WORD

3 minutes Want to influence – It’s simple, common and very effective. Let’s say you’re trying to sell something… say, a comfy chair. You’d probably encourage your prospective customer to sit in the chair. You’d point out the chair’s features: great frame, reputable manufacturer, durable fabric, etc. But by forgetting to use one of the most persuasive words in the English language, you’d run the risk of blowing the sale. What’s the magic word? “Because.” To understand how “because” can influence others, I invite you to spend Continue

BE MEMORABLE BY CREATING YOUR OWN PERSONAL CONNECTION STORY

BE MEMORABLE BY CREATING YOUR OWN PERSONAL CONNECTION STORY

3 minutes Be memorable – Have you ever been forgotten by someone you’ve met before? If so, then you know how much that can sting. How can they forget you, when you remember them? To ensure this doesn’t happen to you, Amanda Marko, a strategic communications consultant, says to always be armed with your own “personal connection story.” Basically, it’s a personal story or anecdote you can use immediately after you’ve met someone new that illustrates who you are and what you do in an Continue

4 WAYS TO LOOK LIKE AN EXPERT WHEN STARTING OUT

4 WAYS TO LOOK LIKE AN EXPERT WHEN STARTING OUT

3 minutes 4 ways – When you’re first starting your business, you want to project competence and gravitas – after all, no one wants to be your guinea pig. But the truth is, you probably don’t have that much experience yet. This will obviously change as you gain more knowledge and have a few years of working under your belt. (Further down the road, you’ll be able to cite dozens of case studies and marquee clients, proving your know-how beyond a shadow of a Continue

7 STEPS TO BECOMING AN EXPERT IN YOUR FIELD

7 STEPS TO BECOMING AN EXPERT IN YOUR FIELD

4 minutes 7 steps – Whether you’re a one-person consulting business or a 250-person manufacturing operation, you’ve spent years developing the knowledge that made your company a success. Why not maximize the return on your knowledge by leveraging it gain authority, or even celebrity status in your marketplace? Once you are seen as an authority, or expert, in your particular field, it can open up the door for higher paying jobs and other business opportunities like speaking engagement that can grow your business and Continue

5 ACTIONS TO REACH MILLIONS OF PEOPLE

5 ACTIONS TO REACH MILLIONS OF PEOPLE

7 minutes 5 actions – Imagine if you could reach millions of people. It’s very easy if you know what you’re doing. The fact is that great influencers never stop branding and promoting. They are always marketing themselves, using every detail in their business to add value to those who want them most. If you want to reach millions of people, you need to create unstoppable content and promote yourself endlessly. To reach the masses, you must have a strong desire to do so. You must also Continue

10 LAWS EVERY MILLIONAIRE MUST FOLLOW

10 LAWS EVERY MILLIONAIRE MUST FOLLOW

8 minutes 10 laws, you must follow the laws if you want to be a millionaire. Many people from all over the world ask me for general advice on how to become a millionaire. They come from all backgrounds, ages, religions, and skin colors. In general, they see money as the resource to help them reach their highest aspirations. However, most people don’t want to earn a million dollars. Instead, they want to spend a million dollars. They think that mere money will make them happy, failing Continue

5 WAYS TO DRAMATICALLY EXPLODE YOUR INCOME

5 WAYS TO DRAMATICALLY EXPLODE YOUR INCOME

6 minutes 5 ways – Why do people settle for an extra few thousand dollars each year? Mike gets excited when his boss gives him a raise from $70,000 per year to $75,000 per year. He immediately plans his 10-day vacation with his wife overseas. Total cost: $5,000. He’s excited and delighted at this opportunity. After all, his wife has been begging him to go on a European tour for years–and this is the perfect time to please her since the kids just left for Continue

HOW TO BECOME A MILLIONAIRE IN UNDER 5 YEARS

HOW TO BECOME A MILLIONAIRE IN UNDER 5 YEARS

8 minutes How to become a millionaire – If you wanted to, you can become a millionaire in under five years. I was able to do it sooner than that, but it wasn’t that easy. There have been many sacrifices to make and obstacles to overcome, but I was determined to make it happen. Dealing with adversity was my greatest teacher and it allowed me to build the type of resilience that helped me walk through the fire. How to become a millionaire Dealing with Continue

10 POWERFUL HABITS THAT WILL MAKE YOU A MILLIONAIRE

10 POWERFUL HABITS THAT WILL MAKE YOU A MILLIONAIRE

9 minutes 10 powerful habits – Being 21 years old, I was ready to take my life to the next level, but I felt stuck for three reasons: I lived at my parents’ house, I had an $8-per-hour job, and I was enrolled in an never-ending MBA program. Deep down inside, I knew I had to escape. However, I wasn’t going to run away from myself, which was something I always did. This time, I was determined to make a change and I was Continue

THE ONLY 5 WAYS YOU CAN BECOME RICH

THE ONLY 5 WAYS YOU CAN BECOME RICH

6 minutes The Only 5 – There are many definitions of what it means to be rich. Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. Truthfully, the rich can be poor and the poor can be rich. For example, being rich could be a family of five who lovingly share their small piece of bread in a third-world country. Conversely, another family of five may live in a 12-bedroom home and still have strife over an unlimited first-class feast! Continue