Posts Tagged ‘Business Development’

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say it That Counts

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The most important and most effective sales and business development tool at your immediate disposal is underutilized and unperfected. That amazing tool is your voice. Whole-body communications is exercising the mind, voice and body muscles in sync. In order to be understood you need to be able to deliver informative, effective, and emotionally engaging presentations. […]

Master the Art of the Pitch

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

How do you emotionally connect with your audiences? Pitching is the new catchphrase for business development/sales.

How To Connect in Our Digital World

Monday, October 26th, 2015

The Richness and Complexity of our Digital World The complexity of this wonderful, digital, social media world has made it easier and at the same time more difficult and time consuming to connect with someone else. How to connect in our digital world just became multi-layered. Long gone are the days when there were only two […]

Why Storytelling Works for Educators

Monday, October 26th, 2015

StorySelling works! Educators need to learn how to continually connect with their audiences in the classroom to get the students more deeply involved in the material. Storytelling works for educators. Storytelling, or StorySelling, tools make content relevant. Mastering the art of StorySelling is explained here in Forbes/Entrepreneurs. Learning through stories is how our minds naturally work to […]

It is not what you say, it is how you say it that counts – Lesson Two

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Continuing our series on ‘It is not what you say, it is how you say it that counts’.  If you missed the first lesson, here it is. The most important and most effective sales and business development tool at your immediate disposal is underutilized and unperfected. That amazing tool is your voice. Whole-body communications is […]

Can you make a silk purse from a sow’s ear? Can you make “rainmakers” out of lawyers, CPAs, bankers and financial advisors?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

You can you make a silk purse from a sow’s ear. Can you make “rainmakers” out of lawyers, CPAs, bankers and financial advisors? I believe you can, however, not overnight. I appall attorneys when I tell them I plan to take a one day course in law and then begin to practice as a lawyer. […]

How to succeed in business with a different ROE and ROI

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

So what is my take on a different ROE and ROI for business success? Maximizing your Return on Expertise – ROE – requires the skills to know how to increase your Return on Interaction – ROI. In this case think of Expertise as personal Equity, and Interaction as an Investment of time spent effectively communicating […]

Whole-Body Thinking Make Cents $$

Monday, September 7th, 2015

On one hand, the quest for innovation by companies, organizations and individuals remind me of the story behind the movie “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” We know the ark is out there somewhere, it not easy to find and the path to get there is increasingly dangerous. On the other hand, the path to innovation […]

StorySELLING is the path to a win/win

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

If you are trained as a homogenized biz dev or sales person it is time to move out of your comfort zone and stand out. On the other hand, if you are not trained it is time to stand out. In fact, to survive in this brutal, highly-commoditized, global economy you have to stand out […]

The 3C’s for A Great Leader

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

The mark of a great leader necessitates three critical skills. I call them the 3C’s. The 3C’s will make a marked difference in a leader’s personal lifestyle as well as the success of their business or organization. In so many ways the “old ways” don’t work anymore. Ever so slowly, and I do mean ever […]