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Being Brave

Fun and totally worth it

i wasn’t 100% committed until Steve and Stacy, Mt Reynolds experts with 12 summits, came into my space 500’ from the 9,152’ summit. Was minutes away from finishing lunch and descending from 8,700’ when they said they’d take me safely to the top.

Fun and totally worth it.

What?

Writing this riff.

The Board (and you) will have decent, even logical, reasons why my price is too high. (And i have decent, logical reasons why it’s a bargain.)

Quite often, out-of-shape and overwhelmed professionals who start the new year off with a gym membership remind me of Board members.

How did they become so toxically unhealthy as they grew their professional careers?

How?

And are any of their reasons (read excuses) good enough to count?

Anyone who’s smart and experienced professionally, yet physically inactive and non-vibrant is suspect.

Why?

How smart can you be to ruin your health?

How smart are you if you neglect the temple housing everything keeping you alive? Organizationally, that’s like neglecting your corporate culture which is the temple housing everything keeping your organizational alive.

Stereotypically, short-term, quarterly focus supersedes the long-game strategy.

Yes, you win short-term. You make more money and inch ever closer to the next bonus, promotion, or accolade, but you do this by ignoring your health. How is that a brilliant, long-term move?

Playing to win or playing to not lose? Even if you succeed at not losing, you still lose.

Winning requires burning the ships.

All in.

If you are not all in (95% is not all in), you are not all in.

Not being all in is not committed.

Not committed is poison.

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No really

Nothing happens until a sale is made

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Will Google search for Disney Keynote Speaker or Jeff Noel yield the new headshot photos?

Nothing happens until a sale is made.

Spent yesterday afternoon in Disney’s Magic Kingdom, sharing wisdom, insight, and transferring enthusiasm to two management consultants from Jakarta.

Selling is the transfer of enthusiasm.

We shall see.

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If Disney Ran Your Life

Selling is solving

Apple sold me on their solutions.

Selling is solving.

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Video Sharing

This video on selling basics is better than i thought

Habits and rituals.

That’s how you operationalize or destroy organizational culture.

It works in sales too.

i’m not skilled at selling for people’s money.

i am skilled, however, at challenging others to .think .differently

And the cool thing is this…

It never feels like work.

And the bonus…

It inspires me to maintain an insatiable appetite to learn and teach.

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Video Sharing

Is this in your heart?

Not recommending you watch this 19-minute TED Talk. However, if you enjoy laughing, artistry, and a final crescendo, it could be time well wasted.

 

 

You have to believe in your heart that your client is better off by purchasing your product.

Absolutely.

i do.

Period.

Go.

 

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