Category Archives: leadership

Using “No,” “Not,” and other negatives better (Part 3 of Learning to Fish)

I’m going to give you two sentences to think about. “Please feel free to contact me if you have questions.” “Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions.” Those say the same thing, don’t they? Technically, they do. … Continue reading

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Persuasion (Part 1 of Fishing Lessons)

If you haven’t read Dr. Robert Cialdini’s, “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion,” you need to. I’ve heard talk about that this is a great book for sales and marketing people. Not true. It’s a great book for anyone who has … Continue reading

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Getting Involved

To start todays post, I want you to make sure that you do NOT think about pink elephants. Just don’t. And every time you do, I want you to make a mental note that you have. Research is really clear … Continue reading

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