Archive for the ‘time management’ Category

How to Get Control of the Fires in Your Day

Do you ever feel like you spend your whole day putting out fires? It’s exhausting, frustrating, and leaves you feeling like you are back to square one when it comes to your day. You should never sacrifice your time for things that can wait. In today’s video, I am going to give you two ways to determine if it is […]

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How to Identify Your High Payoff Activities

It is difficult to identify worthwhile time investments. You find yourself second-guessing your choices and then kicking yourself for investing your time in something that didn’t pay off. Sales requires a lot of time, and time is money. You can waste it, invest it poorly, or knock it out of the park. That’s a lot of options- with only one that […]

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How this Southwestern Client Doubled His Referrals (Featured Interview with Jeff Goodman)

You are amazing with clients, you have a great product, your offer a great service, but you just can’t seem to ignite a fire in your sales- at least not like you should be. You feel powerless- why am I working so hard and not seeing the results I should be? You feel hopeless, and self-doubt starts to creep in. […]

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Why OHIO is Key to Better Time Management

Raise your hand if you have ever been completely drowning in your inbox. I am going to assume that everyone’s hands are raised. If they aren’t well, we all could use your strategy. Email, mail, social media DM’s you name them, they can own us. They own our time, attention, and schedule. Having many emails in your inbox isn’t necessarily […]

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Attention Pays with Neen James- Episode 238 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

Neen James is the author of Folding Time™ and Attention Pays™. In 2017, she was named one of the top 30 Leadership Speakers by Global Guru because of her work with companies like Viacom, Comcast, and Abbot Pharmaceuticals among others. Neen has boundless energy, is quick-witted and always offers powerful strategies for paying attention to what matters so you can […]

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Efficiency and Effectiveness

Efficiency and Effectiveness My father-in-law, Jack Grady, loves telling the story about when he asked his daughter (my wife Kyah) to vacuum the stairs. He recalls that an hour after her working hard at vacuuming she reported back to him that she was finished. Upon inspection, he found that she had missed several spots and made her do it again. […]

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Selling Systems: Self-Management Systems

Selling Systems Today I was doing field training with one of our Southwestern Consulting Market Managers (Neal Anderson) in Raleigh, NC.  Our first meeting was with a personal coaching client of mine whom I’ve been coaching for over 3 years named Bob Watral.  Bob is a former VP at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and has been in the financial planning […]

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The Art of Not Thinking: When Should You Be Thinking?

When should you be thinking? There are 3 times that are optimal for thinking. 1. The best time for thinking is during a scheduled time that you have set aside to plan out your day, week, month, or year. One of my Sales Management Performance Coaches (Chris Samuels) gave me a valuable piece of advice. He told me “Dustin, successful […]

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