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Are You Chasing The 7% In Sales?

One of my all-time favourite books on Selling is ‘How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling” by Frank Bettger.  It was written in 1947!  Yet, it’s packed full of real insights. One interesting point he makes, as a result of keeping detailed records of his activity, is the following breakdown of where…

Are Lego On To Something?

“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.” – George Bernard Shaw   As I’m the father to a 6 and 4 year old, I find myself seeing plenty of animation movies (not that I really need an excuse).  In…

Success Analogy: Being Busy In The Gym Doesn’t Mean Results

Over the past year, I’ve used the facilities of a local gym/leisure centre close to me. As you’d expect you start to notice people who train regularly at the same time as you. There’s one guy who seems to be there all of the time. He is pretty consistent and dedicated. But what I find fascinating is that he has put on a lot of weight (fat) since he’s been going to the gym.

Golf Insight for Business & Life

Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration:   “I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp, in-focus picture of it in my head. First I see the ball where I want it to finish, nice and white and sitting up high on the bright green grass. Then the scene quickly…

One Of The Most Powerful Business Questions I Know

One of the things I collect are great questions.  I discovered in my late twenties that if I forced myself to answer great questions really honestly, I’d get a great answer that would help me improve my career, life or even sport performance.  And being honest…:)  sometimes it’s hard to answer certain questions honestly, because…

Is Impossible An Opinion?

Here’s an interesting quote to consider: “Impossible is an opinion, not a fact.” This was shared with me this morning by a teacher in CBC Monkstown, Dublin, Hugh Fitzmaurice.  I’d been asked to speak to transition year and some 5th year students about the power of their mindset. I shouldn’t have been surprised when they…

2 Key Traits of the Successful (Inluding Katie Taylor)

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” – Calvin Coolidge, 30th President Of The United…

Anchorman Wisdom

“A wise man once said nothing” – Will Ferrell (American actor and comedian) Have you ever had a moment where you opened  your mouth and said something that you immediately regretted? We all have. But maybe there’s times we don’t regret but we actually should say nothing… There is no doubt that in my mind…

How To Add 30 Days Of Real Value To Your Year

“Nothing is so dear and precious as time.” – French Proverb. I was working with a client when they pointed out that one of the changes our work had made to her working life was that it had added 30 days of ‘Strategic Rock Time’(Important/Non-Urgent Time) to her career and life.
How?