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To call or email? Which is best for sales?

written by Brenda Abdilla, CPC on 04/04/2012

CEOS and company owners often complain to me that they just cannot get their sales reps to pick up the phone and call their customer rather than relying so heavily on email. Members of the sales team tell me their bosses are out of touch and that prospects prefer email and rarely check their voicemail. So who is right?  

A Visit to the Great Wall

written by Lawrence McGinnis on 03/27/2012

A few years ago Marilyn and I visited the Great Wall of China with Jack Huang. What an experience!  

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How Being a Coach Can Make You Healthy & Happy

written by Tony Husted on 03/13/2012

There are many benefits to being a professional coach, from the financial aspect to the personal satisfaction of seeing others reach their full potential. It is exciting to complete the extensive life and business coach training required for such an influential profession, plus the continual drive to learn more everyday keeps a coach motivated.

Commitment Transforms a Promise into Reality!

written by Teresia LaRoque on 03/07/2012

Whether you are committing to taking The Art & Science of Coaching, getting married, losing weight, taking your parenting skills to the next level, or building your coaching business, consider creating a commitment pledge and get real with your commitment.

Fear and Fun in Singapore

written by Erickson Coaching International on 03/01/2012

We arrived at the Singapore airport, going to Beijing. Marilyn and I have all our luggage in one cab. We got to the airport early, the airline says that Marilyn’s Chinese visa has expired. We thought it was handled when her Russian and Brazilian visas were handled - it wasn’t. They won't let her on the plane. We can’t go to Beijing.  

Introducing Global Sorority

written by Erickson Coaching International on 02/27/2012

What do you get when you put together two creative Erickson coaches with a passion for improving the lives of young women in the world? A project that will not only impact the lives of a 100 young women around the globe but also impact the lives of many in their communities.

Celebrate Your Expertise

written by Brenda Abdilla, CPC on 02/24/2012

Discover why you need to celebrate your expertise. Being self-critical may help us move toward improvement, but only for about two seconds—the two seconds it takes for us to realize that we are not where we want to be. After that, it is pointless to dwell on how we got there or how slow our progress has been. It’s better to focus on something more helpful-something more concrete.

Are you Ready to Rocket to Success?

written by Brenda Abdilla, CPC on 02/15/2012

Surpass your limitations and break through to an entirely new realm. Is there an area where you are not okay with merely taking it to the next level? An area where you want to blow the doors off past successes and crush your numbers, develop completely new markets, end a nasty habit or succeed in spite of impossible odds?


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