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You are ten times BIGGER than you think

You are ten times BIGGER than you think This story illustrates ways in which you are ten times better than you think. You are a whole lot bigger. In many cases, up to ten times bigger. If you are anything like the man in this story, you might be 500 times bigger. I...

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You are ten times better than you think

I don’t know whether the mathematics can be proven. You might only be 5 times better, or even 0.5 times better. I don’t actually know how much better you are than you think you are. It’s just a catchy headline and speech topic I use. By the way, I am never in fear...

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SELLING: EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED (OR HAS IT?)

SELLING: EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED (OR HAS IT?)

You see an ever-increasing number of posts and promotions telling you that everything has changed about selling and business. The inference is that good old salesmanship is dead. They will tell you the pie-and-donut-long-lunch hour-timewasting-salesperson era is long...

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Why you should be a good speaker.

Why you should be a good speaker.

I have been on a life-long journey to be a good speaker, performing on stage or in class, since I was four years old, and on camera and other sound media since I was 26. I have had the odd unhappy response over the years but over all, I have loved it. Someone once...

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