Professionally Speaking

What justifies a price we are willing to pay?

Personal Trainer rates
i asked Charles for this yesterday.


What justifies a price we are willing to pay?

  • Expertise?
  • Trust?
  • Comfort?
  • Style?
  • Reputation?
  • Results?
  • Exemplification?

All that plus this:

How badly does the prospect want to change?

And if they are pro-change, where do they what to land?




On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

This website is about our career health. To leave this site to read today’s post on my home health website, click here.


Being Brave

The text came in last night that i had hoped wouldn’t

Disney management Consultants
It took eight hours of incline peddling to reach the mountain pass.


The photo above is from my Honeymoon. It was a 17-day trip with $200 dollars in our pockets. We covered 600 miles. Not most 20-somethings’ vision of a Honeymoon.

.think .differently

Thinking, and more importantly doing, differently wasn’t learned at Disney, it was glorified.

The text came in last night that i had hoped wouldn’t.

We are somewhere close to being 100% apart on cost.

i am rationally realistic that i must begin to accept that walking away is a distinct possibility.

It will be a last resort.

But here’s the interesting thing, it will not take much longer to reach this decision.

Part of my brand is offering a value that is remarkably easy to take for granted.

My product holds a rare position in the management consulting business advising marketplace.

If a client can’t see it intuitively, it is likely to be a deal breaker.

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Book Publishing

There is absolutely no way in heck we can afford this price

Wordcamp Orlando presentation
What’s next? Basking in the moment.


The amount of time and money invested in bringing Mid Life Celebration: rethink • reprioritize • recommit to life would make a strong person weak.

Yet it was done anyway, to help those feeling weak, strong.

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