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If You Really Want It, Don’t Back Away

COME TO PRINCETON IN OCTOBER AND BECOME A REFERRAL MASTER If you’re a financial or insurance professional, join me on Saturday, October 19th for an all-day Mastering Client Referrals Workshop. Boost your year-end sales and start 2014 on a roll.  For details, take a look at https://sandyschussel.com/mcr-workshop Register by Friday to take advantage of the Early Registration Discount.  Or call me at (609)…

Rejection Therapy

If you fear rejection—in your telephone conversations, or when you ask a prospect to engage your services—you’ll definitely want to spend just 24 minutes viewing the TedX Talk given by by Chinese-American entrepreneur Jia Jang. Jang talks about the fear of rejection that almost caused him to give up his dream of creating his own…

Take Mighty Swings

Baseball fans know that most of the great home run hitters also have unusually high rates of strikeouts.  The most revered of these players, Babe Ruth, once advised a fan: “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.”  But most of us are too afraid of striking out to swing hard enough…

DIAMONDS in Your Own BACK YARD!

Russell Conwell, the founder and first president of Temple University, is best known for his famous inspirational lecture, Acres of Diamonds. At the heart of that lecture was a story about Ali Hafed (now available on my Free Resources page!), a farmer who sold his land in order to go hunting for diamonds all over the…

Go (or DRIVE) the Extra Mile

In early December, my younger daughter, an actress, had a brilliant idea for a New Year’s marketing campaign.  “What if I could send casting directors and producers a little moving image of myself somehow—like, they could open a box and there, my reel would appear, before their eyes?  Like Princess Leia in her holographic message,…

Ask a Thousand People!

My friend and colleague, Julie Blake, recently related this story to a group of coaches to which we both belong.  She was talking with her son Josh on the way back from YMCA winter camp: Josh: Mom, I asked a girl to dance with me at the camp dance. Mom: What did she say? Josh:…

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