Break This Rule At Work

[powerpress] You’ve heard, “Don’t mix business with pleasure”. Those who were brought up in the sales industry 20 years ago were trained not to do business with friends. I like to break those rules because what has worked really well for me has been mixing business with pleasure and doing business with friends. We know all the psychology reports suggest we do business with people we like. That doesn’t mean they have to be like us. We have a lot Read More

Have Fun Building Relationships With Clients – Relationship Building With Kirsty Spraggon

It’s okay to have fun building relationships with clients (I promise). We can get so caught up in thinking what’s important everyday is the pile of emails. The Protestant work ethic is so engrained in us that unless work feels difficult and challenging, we don’t feel we are working hard enough. We worry that maybe we are having too much fun. If we’re out networking or spending time by the water cooler to chat with a colleague, we don’t see Read More

Compliments Are As Good As Cash To Our Brain – Client Relationships

Did you know that paying people compliments activates the same reward center in the brain as paying cash? I was walking past a bank and I see this sign that says, ‘Hi. You look nice today.’ It brightened me up and made me smile so much that I had to go back and take a photo. You can use this reward trigger in so many ways. Perhaps add one to a statement when you’re asking someone to pay money. Do Read More

Small Business Tips – JT Foxx – 3 Things To Build A Successful Business (Video)

[powerpress] Building a successful small business is not easy but JT Foxx is a Serial Entrepreneur, Top Wealth Coach and Radio Personality. He hangs around with some of the biggest entrepreneurs on the planet like Donald Trump and Stedman Graham. He was very succinct in how one can build entrepreneurial success. Here are some of my favorite tweetable moments: It’s not about success it’s about significance. #KirstyTV You can only help other people if you help yourself first. #KirstyTV People need to Read More