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27 06, 2018

3 Steps To Turn Sales Call Into Results

2018-06-27T12:18:23+00:00June 27th, 2018|Ability, Selling|0 Comments

Be honest – have you ever (even now) felt reluctant to make sales calls? There are only a few people who join the sales profession who are not anxious about making sales calls. Typically, the thought of cold calls is not something people get excited about! Over 30 years I have seen people lose their words, sweat, panic and hide from [...]

30 06, 2016

What Do All Successful People Have in Common?

2016-06-30T22:15:43+00:00June 30th, 2016|Ability, Advancement, Choices, Success, Thinking|2 Comments

I am delighted to have Mark Cole write a guest post for Keep Thinking Big. Mark serves as the CEO of all five Maxwell Organizations: The John Maxwell Company, EQUIP, The John Maxwell Team, The John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, and Maxwell Motivation. We often see thinking as a natural process, one that requires little effort and is best left unstructured. Or [...]

26 04, 2016

Insights in how strategic thinkers think and the questions they ask.

2016-04-26T14:29:33+00:00April 26th, 2016|Ability, Growth, Leadership, Leading, potential, Training|0 Comments

What type of thinker are you? Are you a strategic thinker? When was the last time you challenged the way you think? The way people think will determine their leadership. Have there been times in the last 90 days that you have become frustrated in the way you decided to think, when dealing with challenges and opportunities? Would you like to upgrade [...]

17 03, 2016

How managers and leaders can create the best teams.

2016-12-29T13:33:32+00:00March 17th, 2016|Ability, Advancement, Boldness, Connecting, Leadership, Training|1 Comment

Talent development is the best way to ensure greater engagement, it reduces stress, increases staff morale, motivation and inspires teams to go the extra mile. With great leadership talent does not come and go rather it comes and grows. Companies, organisations and teams don't suffer because their teams are strong, effective and forever engaged in the mission of their companies. Having [...]

4 03, 2016

Leaders are encouragers

2016-03-06T15:03:51+00:00March 4th, 2016|Ability, Connecting, Leadership, Success, Team Management|0 Comments

Encouragement often costs nothing but delivers huge dividends…..far better than the stock market! We all love to be encouraged. Encouragement and appreciation is often the fuel that keeps us growing and going. Great leaders have a desire to encourage growth in those they lead. Recently in Slovakia I trained a number of people from 30 companies on this importance of a leader [...]

16 02, 2016

How do you learn as a leader?

2016-03-06T15:07:07+00:00February 16th, 2016|Ability, Advancement, Leadership, Leading|0 Comments

Why should leaders need to learn? What should they be learning? How do you learn as a leader? What have you learnt in the last 7 days about your ability to lead others? Having researched a number of people who lead at different levels, I have noticed that the most effective leaders have a fascination with learning. They are eager to [...]

14 01, 2016

The New ABC of Selling

2016-02-22T12:15:31+00:00January 14th, 2016|Ability, Communication, Connecting, Estate Agents, Listening, Selling, Training|0 Comments

For many years I've heard the term ABC when it comes to selling -Always Be Closing. Over the years I’ve taught this very thing to many sales people. However, like you I have noticed that there is a change happening in how: We purchase What makes us want to purchase and How often we purchase We must realise we are living [...]

30 12, 2015

3 Steps to Help You Deliver Well In 2016.

2016-01-18T11:58:21+00:00December 30th, 2015|Ability, Choices, Dreams, potential, Success|2 Comments

As we come to an end of another year, many people will be reflecting on the past as well as considering what 2016 may hold for them. I know many will be considering New Year resolutions for 2016, however the average person finds it hard if not impossible to always keep the resolutions they want. As you look towards 2016, I [...]

21 12, 2015

The 3 Keys Successful Leaders Use To Unlock Work-Life Balance.

2016-02-16T08:06:31+00:00December 21st, 2015|Ability, Advancement, Future, Growth, Leading, Success|0 Comments

I am delighted to have Kevin Kruse to be a guest on my blog post. Kevin has huge experience and insight when it comes to leadership and management. I am sure you will enjoy this guest post which was written by Kevin Kruse,  an entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author. His latest book is 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management. Why do so many [...]

4 09, 2015

Take Your Giant Leap Forward in 90 Days.

2015-10-30T10:20:52+00:00September 4th, 2015|Ability, Beliefs, Dreams, Leading, potential, Success, Training, Training Course|0 Comments

Do you feel the pain of; Being stuck  Feeling frustrated Busy but not productive Distraction overload Lack of clarity However your desire is not to remain bound by these and other areas that hold you back. If so this 90 day programme is for you because you will walk a path that will draw out the genius within you. Say goodbye [...]

17 07, 2015

What makes a winning team?

2015-12-30T16:06:30+00:00July 17th, 2015|Ability, Communication, Growth, Leadership, Leading, Team Management, Training, Training Course|0 Comments

What are the key ingredients needed to develop winning teams and a winning environment? The desire of CEO’s, HR’s, Managers and team leaders is to have not just a collection of people working in an organisation but to have ‘winning teams’. Winning teams by their very nature are progressive, enthusiastic, eager to press and not settle for the status quo. They realise [...]

6 07, 2015

Why do some leaders go from strength to strength, whilst others struggle?

2015-12-30T16:09:21+00:00July 6th, 2015|Ability, Leadership, Leading, Success, Team Management, Training, Training Course|0 Comments

Why is it that some leaders go from strength to strength, whilst others seem to find it more challenging? Intentional leaders know what it takes to grow in their leadership. So what does it take? How are you letting your leadership skills grow? How and should leadership be designed? First of all we must realise that the role of a leader [...]

16 06, 2015

Where will you be in the next 5 years?

2015-12-30T15:54:42+00:00June 16th, 2015|Ability, Advancement, Boldness, Communication, Connecting, Future, potential, Success, Technology|0 Comments

So where will you be in 5 years time? The world we live in is fascinating and full of opportunities. Advancement in technology in just the last 5 years has been mind-blowing. Technology and access to information as well as the ability to communicate with vast numbers of people at the same time has paved the way for future opportunities that [...]

2 06, 2015

How to gain control of your time and your life.

2015-12-30T15:50:00+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Ability, Bold, Choices, Growth, Leadership, Leading, potential, Success|0 Comments

Do you ever feel there are not enough hours in the day to accomplish all you need to do? Does it feel that time is in control rather than you? We all have the same time allotted to us in life, but why does it seem that some are more in control of their time and thus their life while others struggle? [...]