Our televisions were filled with scenes normally reserved for Hollywood and make-believe: gun wielding SWAT teams, military Humvees bristling with weaponry, shots fired, suspects killed and apprehended. A terrible tragedy that started with bombs ended with bittersweet triumph. A job well done. A commitment for justice met.
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Think about a recent sales experience where you did not get the deal. In retrospect, could you have gotten that “No
thanks” because you asked the wrong questions that unnecessarily limited the conversation? The right questions, at the right time, asked in the right way are the essence of being…Continue
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After two hours of singing, dancing, and acting, the cast of Newsies was still smiling, as were my wife, Holly, and I. They had just delivered, and we had just watched, one of the best shows we've seen on Broadway in the past decade.
Did one or more cast members dance out of step, flub a line, or sing slightly out of tune? Did the crew miss a cue, misplace a prop, or misdirect a…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on April 15, 2013 at 9:13am — No Comments
A year ago my son Benjamin wrote the following poem. This wasn’t at school nor was it for an assignment. While in our hotel in NYC, he grabbed a scratchpad and jotted this down in a matter of minutes.
I’ve always been of the opinion that our children were sent here to teach us more than we have to teach them. I hope Ben’s poem teaches you, inspires you, and propels you into action today. I know stumbling across this over the weekend did just that for me.
Go and Live Your Best…Continue
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The longer you talk, the more people tune out. Replace pitches (one-way communication) with Provocative Launching Questions (two-way communication) if you want to engage people and capture and keep their interest.
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A few days before arriving here in Copper Mountain, Colorado for our Spring Break ski trip, I asked my sixteen year old son if he thought he still remembered all of his skills. “It’s been five years Ben,” I said. “How do you think you’ll do?”
“Are you kidding,” he said. “All I gotta do is pizza and french fries.”
For those who don’t know what Ben was referring…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on March 25, 2013 at 9:48am — No Comments
Healthy boundaries are your gift to yourself and the world. This nurtures you while being a role model to others.
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How is it that 115 cardinals at the Vatican can choose a Pope in just 24 hours, yet, in Washington, DC, congressional leaders and the President can’t seem to find a way to compromise on spending and budgets in a way that serves the American people. The answer is priorities. When something is a priority, people always find a way to get it done. While not everyone is happy or even agrees with the choice of Pope Francis, the leaders of the Catholic Church made a nimble choice that allows…Continue
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Salespeople are often perceived as being suave, slimy, slippery, and scary. This creates a tremendous opportunity to create a different experience for every buyer, and be more memorable as a result.
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Many of us have experienced the departure of a negative co-worker or manager from a company. Always, there is a collective sigh of relief as the removal of this cancerous presence breathes new life into the organization. No longer drained by the unhealthy distractions and toxic interactions, the team is free to focus on the business at hand instead of shielding and protecting themselves from the next wave of negative fallout. It’s little wonder that we often see a surge of productivity and…Continue
Scott shines a light on some of the reasons why individuals fail to follow through, and simple ways to overcome them.
Added by Scott Wintrip on March 8, 2013 at 10:28am — No Comments
Who is more credible in a sales conversation? The customer, at least in their own eyes. So, this begs the question: Why are salespeople the ones always trying to do the convincing? Let customers convince themselves to buy.
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Scott shares the heart of the matter – the importance of personal and professional integrity.Continue
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An April 2012 Oklahoma City television news interview gone viral has now reached tens of millions of people across the globe who've heard Sweet Brown’s famous words:
“Ain’t nobody got time for…Continue
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Scott suggests ways to align your organization with belief, choice, and action to make your organization a place where people want to stay and work.…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on March 1, 2013 at 1:22pm — No Comments
Thanks to those who attended Revolutionary Recruiting at the Staffing Industry Forum. I promised 20 more potential Points of Gravity for enhancing your company’s gravitational field in the market. Here those are:
Added by Scott Wintrip on March 1, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
No matter what a customer promises, when you lower your price they’ll never pay more for the same services. Once you go down, you can’t go back up.
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