Author Archives: directimpact

Fighting the enemy

The battle these days seems to be between my ears. We all have a villain and hero within. As Darren Hardy said, I need to strengthen the hero and weaken the villain. It’s hard to be both the hero and … Continue reading

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Permission

I heard some great advice today, “If you want to achieve greatness, stop asking for permission.” One caveat, this does not apply to my kids!

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Living to 100+

I have been listening to one of my mentors, Darren Hardy, and he shared 4 keys to living to 100. Movement- Need to keep those body parts moving daily. Purpose- Need a purpose that keeps you looking forward. Downshift- Need … Continue reading

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Sales Advice- Earle Nightengale

I started watching Earle Nightengale’s Direct Line on You Tube. His advice for salespeople overcoming an objection-“I know how you feel, others have felt the same way, until they found that…”

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Let The Light In

There are many times I get caught up in trying to make everything perfect. Trying to spackle all the holes so to speak. I now know everyone has cracks and that is how the light gets in.

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Money

Reading a lot about money lately and trying to unlock the tight grip I seem to have on it at times. Reading through the bible, I received some wisdom. Such as, it easier for a camel to get through an … Continue reading

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Against the Grain

If you want to be successful, you have to avoid following the crowd and do things the crowd what not think of doing. Another way to look at it is to become successful at the things others do not like … Continue reading

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Letting Go

One of the most difficult things about being a parent is letting your kids make mistakes. I often can see the mistakes my kids are making in advance and it kills me not to stop them. This is especially true … Continue reading

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Becoming a Winner

My son is just starting his summer job selling pest control services. He needs to  reach small reachable goals early and build on that. Early success will breed confidence. In addition, seeing yourself making a sale in your mind is … Continue reading

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Risk to Leadership

I heard a great quote which plays into my beliefs- “If you want to achieve greatness, stop asking for permission.” I would also add that we need to Dare to Differ with the status quo in order to make a … Continue reading

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