expectations: Stepping Stones to Earning More Referral - 07/01/15 08:54 PM
Stepping Stones to Earning More Referral
“The keys to success is to get out into the store and listen
to what the associates have to say. It’s terribly
important for everyone to get involved.
Our best ideas come from
clerks and stock boys.”
Sam Walton, Wal-Marts Founder  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Stepping stones to earning more referrals
 
Listen to your customers . . . . your peers . . . . and the consumers. Their insight will become the stepping stones to greater success and more referrals.
 
They will let you know what you’re doing effectively to attract their business … (16 comments)

expectations: Keep Your Expectations Centered - 06/28/15 06:43 AM
Keep Your Expectations Centered
“Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are
a good person is a little like expecting the bull
not to attack you because you
are a vegetarian.”
Dennis Whitey, Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Keep your expectations centered
 
When you keep your expectations centered your focusing on the core of what you want to accomplish. That vision of what your want to accomplish becomes crystal clear . . . . in your thinking. As a result your activities are focused on achieving your expectations.
 
A person without centered expectations . . … (8 comments)

expectations: The Little Known Secret of Excellence's - 06/22/15 06:23 AM
The Little Known Secret of Excellence's
“If you are going to achieve excellence in the big things, you
develop the habit in the small matters. Excellence
is not exceptions it is a prevailing attitude.”
Colin Powell, Former Secretary of State   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The little known secret of excellence's  
 
The little known secret of excellence's is not mystical . . . . It’s in plain sight for those who seek it out.
 
Excellence is the thin slice of difference between being good . . . . and being great. In business excellences will make the difference . … (20 comments)

expectations: Your Service is a Marketing Tool - 06/17/15 05:48 AM
Your Service is a Marketing Tool
“We’ve come around to say that Nike is a marketing
oriented company, and the product is our
most important marketing tool”
Phil Knight, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Nike  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Your service is a marketing tool
 
Companies like Nike effectively market their product . . . . and as a result their product has instant brand recognition.
 
As a sales professional . . . . your product is your services.
 
You will be judged . . . . based on the quality of the services that you deliver to your … (11 comments)

expectations: Your Customer Service is Your Business Advantage - 06/15/15 01:45 PM
Your Customer Service is Your Business Advantage
“Being on par in terms of price and quality only get
you into the game. Service wins the game.”
Tony Alessandra, Author and Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your customer service is your business advantage
 
Your service is the price you pay to get you into the door with your customers.
 
The quality of your service will keep you in the game . . . . or close the door behind you for future business opportunities.
 
When you want to win new business . . . . It will be the quality … (31 comments)

expectations: What You Finish - 06/10/15 08:30 PM
What You Finish
“People will judge you by the quality of what you finish
. . . . not by what you intend to do . . . . Or on
what your planning to do.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
What you finish
 
People will judge you not by what you start . . . . but by the quality of what you finish.
 
You can talk up a storm . . . . People are not looking for talkers they want results. People will judge … (16 comments)

expectations: It’s Not about Fitting in – It’s about Standing Out - 05/21/15 02:47 PM
It’s Not about Fitting in – It’s about Standing Out
“The reason they want you to fit it . . . . is that
once you do, they can ignore you”
Seth Godin, American Author, Entrepreneur,
Marketer, Public Speaker  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
It’s not about fitting in – It’s about standing out
 
It’s not a matter about fitting in . . . . winners stand out as a result of their commitment to succeed.
 
It’s not a matter about fitting in . . . . Its matter of living your life . . . . and pursuing your goals … (13 comments)

expectations: Lift Your Thoughts - 04/16/15 08:39 PM
Lift Your Thoughts
“We lift ourselves by our thoughts. We climb upon our
vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life,
you must first enlarge your thoughts of it
and of yourself. Hold the ideal of
yourself  as you long to be,
always everywhere.”
Orison Swett Marden, American Writer
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Lift your thoughts
 
When you lift your thoughts . . . . you raise the bar for your expectations.
 
Lift your thoughts for the future . . . . Create a vision for your life as you want it to be . . . … (15 comments)

expectations: Setting the Bar for Your Expectations - 04/01/15 08:13 PM


Setting the Bar for Your Expectations
“Achievement is largely the product of steadily
raising one’s level.”
Jack Nicklaus, professional golfer
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Setting the bar for your expectations
When you establish crystal clear expectations for your future . . . . You’re creating the foundation in your minds on how you will achieve your maximum potential.
Steadily raising the bar of your expectations and aspirations just a little higher . . . . and a little out of your reach cause you to stretch out of your comfort … (26 comments)

expectations: Specializing in a Target Market . . . . . - 03/21/15 01:23 PM


Specializing in a Target Market  . . . . .
“You specialize in something until one day
you find it is specializing in you.”
Arthur Miller, playwright
 
As I see it . . . . . . .   
Specializing in a target market
 
Become a specialist focus . . . . and specialize in a target market.
 
Put your full energy and efforts into growing that niche into an unstoppable business force . . . . to where you are seen as an expert in your niche and in your field.
 
As an expert … (14 comments)

expectations: Continue to Raise the Bar of Your Expectations - 03/06/15 02:54 PM
Continue to Raise the Bar of Your Expectations
“Achievement is largely the product of
steadily raising one’s level.”
Jack Nicklaus, Professional Golfer
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Continue to raise the bar of your expectations
 
When you establish crystal clear expectations for your future . . . . You will create the foundation in your thinking for your goals . . . . and what you expect to achieve in your future.
 
When you continue to raise the bar of your expectations you elevate your vision for your future and for … (7 comments)

expectations: Hope Becomes Internal Inspiration - 02/28/15 02:38 PM
 
 
Hope Becomes Internal Inspiration
“For he who has health has hope,
and he who has hope,
has everything.”
 Owen Arthur, former Prime Minster of Barbados
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Hope becomes internal inspiration
 
Hope is your expectations for your future . . . . as you want it to be. That hope will help you through challenging times in your lives . . . . and keep you focused on achieving your goals.
 
Continued thinking about your hopes creates a pattern of positive thinking . . .  .and expectations … (8 comments)

expectations: Determination Will - 02/14/15 06:01 AM


Determination Will
“Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in
spirit of the roadblocks that lay before you.”
 Denis Waitley, Author, Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Determination will
 
The secret of determination . . . . is formed within your choices.
 
Determination is a choice . . . . of seeing things through to a successful conclusion no matter how challenging the circumstances may appear to be . . . . or they becomes.
 
Choose to visualize a successful outcome . . . . see … (10 comments)

expectations: Success Doesn’t Happen - 01/05/15 03:02 PM


Success Doesn’t Happen 
“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of
high intentions, sincere effort, intelligent direction
and skillful exclusion; it represents the wise
choice of many alternatives.”
Willa A. Foster  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Success doesn’t just happen
 
Success is the result of . . . . quality on-purpose activity.
 
Quality is a philosophy . . . . It’s a commitment to excellence in your life . . . . in your actions . . . . It’s also in the … (7 comments)

expectations: Thinking Your Way to Greater Success - 12/09/14 01:53 PM
 
Thinking Your Way to Greater Success
“When you change your thinking you change your
world and in your world you change your life.”
 Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Thinking your way to greater success . . . .
 
The foundation of a full and productive life is based on the quality of your thinking. Focusing on the positive will change your actions . . . . and produce greater results.
 
Thinking your way to success . … (8 comments)

expectations: Positive Thinkers Live the Life of Their Expectations - 11/11/14 08:29 PM
Positive Thinkers Live the Life of Their Expectations  
“The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the
world around him positively and draws back
to himself positive results.”
Norman Vincent Peale 1898 - 1993, Minster and
Best Selling Author  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Positive thinkers live the life of their expectations
 
A positive thinker lives the life of positive expectations . . . . They take that expectation to the next level and will invests their time and efforts to achieve their expectations.
 
They tend to … (13 comments)

expectations: Faith is Your Strength - 11/11/14 02:28 PM
Faith is Your Strength
“The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the
beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.”
George E. Mueller, Associate Administrator of the
NASA Manned Space Flight
  
As I see it . . . . . . .
Faith is your strength
 
Faith will give you the confidence to create bold goals . . .  and to pursue them with determination to achieve them.
 
Your faith will be the self-assurance to try . . . . and to pick yourself up after a setback to push forward … (8 comments)

expectations: Who You Hang Out With - 11/01/14 08:14 PM
Who You Hang Out With
“It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out
associates whose behavior is better than yours, and you
drift in that direction”
Warren Buffett, American Entrepreneur and Hathaway CEO
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Who you hang out with
 
Who you hang out with will have huge impact in the direction that your life moves in.
 
Associate with people that will have a positive influence on you . . . . and that will encourage you forward to be … (12 comments)

expectations: Your Service is a Reflection of Your Attitude - 10/31/14 06:41 AM
Your Service is a Reflection of Your  Attitude
“Your attitude determine the degree of excellence of
service you perform.”
Jeffery Gitomer, Author, Consultant, Professional Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your service is a reflection of your attitude
 
The quality of your business is first established from the vision you have for your business . . . . and values you bring to the business every day.
 
The quality of your services is determined by the quality of your attitude.
 
That attitude then becomes the … (5 comments)

expectations: Learn to Expect . . . . Not to Doubt - 10/08/14 08:56 PM
Learn to Expect . . . . Not to Doubt
“If you expect the best, you will be the best. Learn to use one of
the most powerful laws in this world: change your mental
habits to belief instead of disbelief. Learn to expect,
not to doubt. In so doing, you bring everything
into the realm of possibility.”
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale 1898 -1993, Minister, Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Learn to expect . . . . Not to doubt
 
A person that believes that they … (11 comments)

 
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