If it’s been a while since you’ve looked at your Peter Drucker books on your shelf, you might consider dusting them off. In this video, I share some great quotes and thoughts on how we can be effective accountants.
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We need to recognize who we are. We are very valuable!
In sales it’s said that people only buy from those they know, like and trust, which is kind of stupid because you have to know and like somebody to trust them. Nobody’s ever said, “I don’t know that guy, and I kinda hate him, but for some reason, I trust him.”
People are definitely not going to buy your coaching services if they don’t trust you. To be an effective coach, people have to trust you personally and professionally. Read more
We want to be Objective Truthful Contrarians for those we lead!
How you manage your time is how you win!
Several years ago I got a last-minute call to headline at a comedy club. The scheduled performer backed out or maybe caught hepatitis, I can’t remember which. So I was the replacement, and it was one of the oddest shows I’ve ever had.
The audience was acting weird the whole time. There were periodic bursts of laughter followed by long stretches of nothing. My delivery was good. My timing was good. Everything was fine, but the audience’s reaction was just so strange. Most of the time they weren’t giving me anything. Every once in a while I’d get a good laugh and I’d think, “I got ‘em now!” But then they’d go back to unresponsive. Read more