In 1967 Barclays Bank installed the world's first successful automated teller machine. It's been a sales blockbuster for banks. People are three times more likely to withdraw money from an ATM vs. a human teller. And, according to National Cash Systems, ATM users spend more (20-25% more from convenience stores as an example).Read More
The Halftime Institute serves churches, non-profits, and faith-based business leaders. Chip DeClue, a coach for Halftime Institute, is encouraging his clients to not just survive, but to "sur-thrive." It's great advice!Read More
Some of the best remote "work from home" advice you'll ever receive is from Dr. Seuss!Read More
Jim Collins, in his NY Times bestselling book Great By Choice, shares the startling story of two expedition leaders. Roald Amundsun and Robert Falcon Scott began their quest in 1911 to be the first people in modern history to reach the South Pole. Collins writes, "For one team it would be a race to victory and secure trip home. For the second Pole team, all five members would perish." Both leaders were a near-perfect match. Similar ages (39 and 43). Comparable experience. The journey began within days of each other.
What separated these two men? It was simple. The choices they made in how to prepare for their journey.Read More
Recently a business owner that I coach called me to briefly discuss sales presentations. He had just finished reading a chapter in Mike Weinberg's Sales Management Simplified book about a sales rep. The rep was so good that Weinberg said he actually would have paid to listen to the sales rep's presentation! The owner humbly said, "Mine aren't that good but I'd like them to be. Would you consider writing a blog on this topic?"Read More