listen: The Weight of Your Words - 11/20/17 01:55 PM
The Weight of Your Words 
“Deliver your words, not by number but by weight.”
Proverb  
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
The weight of your worlds
 
People remember you by your worlds . . . . Pick your words carefully . . . . and deliver your words by weight . . . . not by numbers.
 
Speak with a purpose . . . . when you have nothing constructive to say. Listen to the other person . . . . to what they are saying . . . . and you will gain insight to the other person as … (18 comments)

listen: Listen With a Purpose - 03/15/17 02:16 PM
Listen With a Purpose
 “Some people talk . . . . and some people listen with
 a purpose. There is a big difference
between the two.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Listen with a purpose
 
The person who is talking . . . . will hears very little of the conversation. WHY . . . . because they are either talking . . . . or thinking about what they are going to say next.
 
As a result the talker will miss what is being said . . . … (7 comments)

listen: When You’re on a Listing Appointment - 02/27/17 06:18 AM
When You’re on a Listing Appointment
 “When you’re on a listing appointment . . . . The only
listing that’s important at that moment is the one
you’re your working on to list at that moment.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
When you’re on a listing appointment
 
That listing is your most important listing to you at that moment . . . . Be prepared for the listing appointment . . . . be on time . . . . Look professional . . . . and be … (13 comments)

listen: The Power to Persuade - 02/11/17 01:03 PM
The Power to Persuade
 “The most important persuasion tool you have
in your entire arsenal is integrity.”
Zig Ziglar 1926 – 2012, American Author, Salesman,
and Motivational Speaker
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The power to persuade
 
People will listen to you . . . . when they trust you.
 
People will do business with you . . . . when they know you have integrity.
 
People want to put their business relationship on a solid footing . . . . With a business profession that will look out for their best interest in the transaction one that trust . . … (12 comments)

listen: Let Your Words Fall . . . . As Soft as Snowflakes - 02/05/17 08:27 PM
Let Your Words Fall  . . . . As Soft as Snowflakes
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.”
Mother Teresa, Humanitarian     
   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Let your words fall . . . . as soft as snowflakes
 
Let your words fall on the listener ears . . . . as lightly as snow flakes falling in the night . . . . and your words will be absorbed as they were meant to be.
 
Your words once spoken can never be recalled from the listener’s mind, they will be … (9 comments)

listen: Intuition is . . . . Doing What's Right - 11/29/16 10:59 PM
Intuition is . . . . Doing What's Right
“Your intuition is your sixth sense . . . . It’s your gut
feeling of what’s right . . . . and what’s wrong.
It’s your inner voice telling what to do . . . .
 and what not to do.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Intuition is . . . . Doing what is Right
 
When it doesn’t feel right  . . . . it’s you intuition speaking to you . . . . It’s to your best interest … (9 comments)

listen: The Purpose of Asking Questions is to Learn - 10/03/16 07:58 AM
The Purpose of Asking Questions is to Learn
“Ask questions to learn . . . . and gather information.
 Listen to Understand . . . . and gain knowledge.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The purpose of asking questions is to learn
                              
An excellent way to learn and gather information is to ask questions . . . .  Do it with an open mind . . . . and listen to what is being said. When you consistently ask question with an open mine you become a learning … (10 comments)

listen: Let Your Advice . . . . Be Soft - 09/18/16 07:35 AM
Let Your Advice . . . . Be Soft
“Advice is like the snow; the softer it falls, the longer it
dwells upon and the deeper it sinks into the mind.”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772 - 1834, English Poet,
Literary Critic and Philosopher
   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Let your advice . . . . be soft
 
People don’t like to be lectured to . . . . or to be criticized. When you’re giving advice keep this in mind . . . .  Appeal to their softer side . . . . and your advice will have greater … (5 comments)

listen: Your Life is . . . . an Echo of Your Choices - 06/30/16 01:14 PM
Your Life is . . . . an Echo of Your Choices
“Life is an echo – what you send out comes back.”
Chinese Proverb   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your life is . . . . an echo of your choices
 
What you send out into the world is returned to you in like kind  . . . . . and your life becomes an echo of your choices . . . . and beliefs.
 
How you see your world will be determined by the view from the path that you had chosen to travel. Your view is … (15 comments)

listen: Your Life is an Echo of Your Choices - 06/27/16 01:31 PM
Your Life is an Echo of Your Choices
“Life is an echo – what you send out comes back.”
Chinese Proverb   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your life is an echo of your choices
 
What you send out into the world is returned to you in like kind  . . . . and your life becomes an echo of your choices . . . . and beliefs.
 
How you see your world will be determined by the view from the path that you had chosen to travel. Your view is shaped by the events of your life’s journey . … (5 comments)

listen: Listen Your Way to Success - 05/02/16 11:25 PM
Listen Your Way to Success
“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who
do more listening than talking.”
Bernard M. Baruch 1870 - 1965, Wall Street Legend
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Listen your way to success.
 
Successful people are professional listeners . . . . and listen their way to success.
 
Successful people listen to the person that’s speaking with empathy . . . . until they know and understand the person better then the person understands them self.
 
Through their listening skills the professional knows their customers as a person . . . . and discovers … (11 comments)

listen: Listen to Good Advice . . . . Then Use it - 04/05/16 01:32 PM
Listen to Good Advice . . . . Then Use it
“Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.”
Publilius Syrus 100 BC, Latin Writer  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Listen to good advice . . . . Then use it
 
Good advice is hard to come by. When you receive it you should listen to the advice with an open mind. Consider all the facts and take the advice that applies and use it.
 
When you find a person that can offer you good advice . . . . you have found a mentor. Someone that can be … (15 comments)

listen: In Asking Questions - 12/16/15 09:23 AM
In Asking Questions
“He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.”
Danish Proverb  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
In asking questions
 
Never hesitate to ask questions . . . . and never fear the answer.
 
In asking questions . . . . you will receive information that you did not have before the question was asked.
 
In asking for the sale . . . . the customer is far more likely to say yes then not asking the question.
 
Asking questions is the key to becoming a lifelong learner and in acquiring knowledge. When you ask questions . . … (10 comments)

listen: Listen to Your Customers - 11/29/15 06:15 AM
Listen to Your Customers
“To satisfy our customers’ needs we’ll give them what
they want, not what we want to give them.”
Steve James, Actor, Stunt Man  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Listen to your customers
 
When you listen to your customers . . . . you build a bridge of understanding . . . . and rapport. In that understanding you’ll discover the true needs of your customers.  
 
Knowing and understanding your customer’s needs . . . . become the stepping stones of successful business relationships.
 
In understanding your customer’s needs . . . . you are better … (7 comments)

listen: It’s Better To Ask Questions - 07/20/15 08:21 AM
It’s Better To Ask Questions
“It is better to ask some of the questions
than to know all the answers.”
James Thurber, Author, Cartoonist
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
It’s better to ask questions
 
A question that goes unasked . . . . has very little . . . .or no value.
 
Asking questions . . . . and incorporating active listening leads to . . . . understanding . . . . Understanding leads to knowledge . . . . and knowledge leads to the answers. 
 
It’ better to ask questions . . . . and to proactively listen to … (13 comments)

listen: Stepping Stones to Earning More Referral - 07/01/15 01:54 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)

listen: The Art of Communications - 04/29/15 11:27 PM
The Art of Communications
“To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection,
we are able to attain in the art of conversation.”
Francois de La Rochefoucauld 1613 - 1680, French Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . .  
The art of communications
 
Listening is the foundation to having an intelligent . . . . and proactive conversation. 
 
To listen is to learn . . . .  to listen is to communicate . . . . To communicate is to exchange information . . . . ideas and concepts . . . .  To listen is to understand . … (12 comments)

listen: Reaching for the Stars - 12/18/14 09:51 PM
Reaching for the Stars
“I’d rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a
could be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I’d
rather be a has-been than a might- have-been,
by far; for a might have-been, has never
been, but a has was once an are.”
Milton Berle 1908 - 2002, American Comedian and Actor
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Reaching for the stars
 
I rather be me . . . . with a vision and a dream for my future.
 
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listen: Who Your Were Meant to Be - 11/26/14 05:27 AM
Who Your Were Meant to Be
“A coach is someone who tells you what you don’t want
to hear, who has you see what you don’t want
to see, so you can be who you to have
always known you could be.”
Tom Landry 1924 – 2000, American Football Coach
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Who you were meant to be
 
Within each of us is the special person . . . . that person is who you were meant to be. That person is waiting there to be … (7 comments)

listen: If You Don’t Understand Me - 10/26/14 10:38 PM
If You Don’t Understand Me
“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness
was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what
I wanted to be, when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They
told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told
them they didn’t understand me.”
John Lennon, English Musician, Singer, Songwriter,
Founding Member of the Beatles
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
If you don’t understand me
 
If I make you comfortable being in my … (12 comments)

 
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