Tony Robbins made a guest appearance on NBC’s “TODAY” show, America’s #1 morning TV show. In this interview with Matt Lauer, Tony discussed what it takes to thrive, not just survive, in today’s economic down times.
A mentor is really more of a trustworthy, caring role model than a person with specific qualifications. Still, to be a good business mentor, they fill the needs that you are lacking in your ability to run your business, and must be able to advise you.
Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium.
There is more and more proof that what you think and believe will come true. Even in the 1960’s proof was there in the famous “Psycho-Cybernetics” book …
Over the last 12 months I have noticed a steady increase in the amount of articles and blogs covering my favorite topics.
I ran a marathon 30 years ago. While training, my wife, Diane, started casually jogging with me at the end or beginning of my runs. A few weeks before the marathon she ran a half-marathon with me.
When I was just starting out, a creepy old guy (about my age – mid-50s) told me life had a built in problem. He said “The problem with life is this.
Which of these words are you using to run your business? Here’s a way to remember them – “Try” to strike them from your vocabulary, “but” if you “can’t”, you can “settle” for only using a few and make a “goal” of getting rid of the rest “later”, when you’re “alone” and nobody’s watching.
If you are hearing rumors or getting signs that the company is in trouble and your job is in jeopardy, it may be too late to save it. You should have been selling yourself, and making yourself indispensable from the first day at that job.
Market Focused owners are just that – focused on what the market wants. They poke around and find holes in the way customers are being served and create companies to fill that need.
You’ve got your business plan in place, and you have the money to get started. Now you need to build an organization of employees that know their jobs, understand the business goals, believe in what your doing, and can work together as a team to have your business running smoothly.
If you are considering taking in a partner, make sure you are able to deal with a different set of possible problems. But there are tips that can help you when you are working with a business partner.
If you have decided to go into business for yourself, do not jump in without some careful thought. You need to come up with a plan, and then you need to present it; either to a loan officer, potential partners, or to the buying public.
Your Guiding Principles are more important to your business than anything you sell.
Customer service means many different things to different people. We all have our personal expectations of what we want or expect from those we do business with.
There is more involved in customer relations than simply making a sale or handling a complaint. If you seem to be having problems keeping customers, you more than likely need to work on improving your customer relationships.