4 Pillars of Leadership From Darren Hardy:
Character- Infrastructure. There are a myriad of attributes.
Awareness- Insights/EQ. Self Awareness and Other Awareness.
Courage. Initiative. 1st of virtues. The will and confidence to get out of the herd.
Communication- Influence. To connect and move people.
From a Brevet Group study-
91% of customers say they’d give referrals. Only 11% of salespeople ask for referrals.
Make small changes each day to produce big results.
I read an article by Keith Lubner and he shared that we need to avoid ambiguity and be clearer in our communication. For example, “I need a response by Tuesday at noon.” I am going to start giving this a try.
You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great! Zig Ziglar
An old Chinese proverb- The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are able to succeed.
Also, the darkest hour is just before dawn.
People complain a lot about traffic in the DC area. From a business perspective, there is no traffic jam when you hit the extra mile marker.
I need to work on becoming a better listener each day. If someone makes me laugh, I listen more intently. With that said, I need to work on my humorous stories.
The report card for a successful conference is not who you met. It is rather, the prospects who you continue to meet with after the event.
“If you want to look good in front of thousands, you have to outwork thousands in front of nobody.” Damian Lillard.