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“Please help me”

It’s easy to ask for help. (Unless, of course, you’re trying to reach tech service at a mega corporation that wants your money but doesn’t want to talk to you.) Yet people resist asking for help. Perhaps it’s because they … Continue reading

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Does it make sense to sell without making profit?

Some people like getting advice. Others hate it. They’d rather work it out on their own. As for me, I ask for advice and ask often. That’s why when I finished the manuscript for How to Close More Business in Less … Continue reading

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Blog Posts for Sale: Save Half

In some countries, there’s no such thing as regular price or sale price. Everything is negotiated. Buyer and seller haggle back and forth until both agree. But here in the U.S., things are different. We don’t haggle. Instead, we shop … Continue reading

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The world is going survey happy

Practically everywhere I turn these days someone is handing me a survey. Last week alone I must have received three surveys from servers in restaurants. These are the kinds that ask us to go online, enter a number, receive a … Continue reading

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What do you like best?

Way back when – when I first began providing marketing services – I remember proudly walking into a client’s office one day to present a marketing campaign concept that my team and I thought would be right on target. We … Continue reading

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Asking for advice: It’s a real game changer!

Many years ago, I discovered a highly effective technique that allowed me to open doors and obtain a one-on-one audience with a number of prominent and influential people in key positions. I am convinced that these were people with whom … Continue reading

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