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Developing Alliances And Value With Cooperation In Business

forming alliances and business cooperationHaving worked in the construction industry in the past, I understand the value of alliances and business cooperation. Even though I worked as a sub-contractor to the main developing contractor as an electrician, it’s vital to coordinate and program the work together as a team. Of course, the main contractor sets out the schedule, but communication is paramount to keep everything running smoothly with a successful outcome.

If one thing goes “out of kilter” it can create real problems for the project and is generally unnecessary in my experience. It may be as crazy as one “ego” against another, which is against all the principles which I was encouraged to work in. Business cooperation and building alliances between trade company representatives who work on any project, from the smallest to the largest, is key. “Getting on” with your work mates, no matter what trade they are in, is the obvious way forward for anyone. The value to the customer also improves because of the way the job has come together and completed efficiently.

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Having Laser Focus Drives Your Passion.

passion is driven by focusIt’s actually quite obvious that without focus, it doesn’t really matter what your passion, there is no substance to carry that passion forward. Focus drives passion in such a way that it helps you to define goals. Goals need laser focus and passion needs to create the goal, so each is intertwined to be sure. Knowing what your passions are should therefore help to create the focus you need to reach your goals and be happy in your life. And that happiness is because you’re doing what you are so passionate about.

Certainly lots to think about.

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A Disciplined And Consistent Person Will Make It.

you need to be a consistent and disciplined personOne thing that I’ve always looked at in my business is consistency. Being consistent also requires discipline and it’s always a goal of mine to be the most disciplined person I can be in my business. That doesn’t mean I don’t have fun and take things too seriously – far from it! It means that I have the right attitude to stay the course and move forward.

Even though this is a goal of mine, I must admit that it’s not always been easy sticking to it. We humans Continue reading

A World Full Of Infinite Opportunities

there are endless and infinite opportunities available to all of usThese days, if you have a vision, there are infinite opportunities to make a real difference. It doesn’t matter if it’s a business idea, or something else, the chance of helping people and providing an endless supply of opportunity for them to make their mark is better than ever!

Despite this, a lot of people believe that abundance, wealth, or chances to succeed in life are very limited.  What is even worse Continue reading

Discovering Your Road To Success – Part 4 of 4

Your success road is centred on youWelcome to part 4 of discovering your road to success. We are reaching the point where I will be recommending you read or listen to some great material that has influenced me and has helped me on my success road.

Some of the books and resources I will discuss will mention the power of God and the spirit, but there is always room for that in its context. You may not be religious, but you may realize Continue reading

Six Steps To Successful Selling – Step 6 – Objections

successful selling - dealing with objectionsIn the final step of the 6 steps to successful selling we will go over dealing with objections. But first, a brief summary of what we have already discussed.

If you have been following the series, you will know that step 1 is all about building trust and rapport with your prospect. Step 2 is about asking relevant questions. Step 3 finding out everything you can about your prospect’s values and buying preferences. Step 4 about matching the product to the customer and step 5 about going into a “conditional close”.

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Learn The Game, Then Be The Best Player.

Play the game and be the bestHere we are at part 10 of 10 in the series of articles covering the principles of the great Albert Einstein.

I will be talking about learning about your niche and then going out and crushing it!

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” ~ Einstein

This statement can be based on so many things in life, ranging from sport to business. The best teams mostly win the most prizes, but this doesn’t mean that the team is full of the very best players. There is more to a team than just being the best individual. This, of course, doesn’t mean that the best teams cannot contain the best player of all. That could be YOU in your chosen field as long as Continue reading

Persist With Perseverance And You Will Make It!

perseverance and persistence

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Bold statement, but something I believe in.

Welcome to part two of ten lessons the great Albert Einstein lived his life by. On this subject of perseverance he said: “It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

When this was discussed and shared in the mentoring group I am a member of, the statement made was that “perseverance is priceless”, which it absolutely is. When you are looking to make improvements in your life and business, you need to persevere towards your goals, but if you can add persistence in taking the right actions Continue reading

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