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Sit back relax and learn the top ten best advice for being successful in business.
How to conduct a meeting.
How to present yourself and your company in the best way.
How to ask questions and what questions to ask.
“What is the missing link between a promising businessperson and a successful one? Mentoring – Giving people advice on how they can best achieve their goals. If you ask any successful businessperson, they will always have had a great mentor at some point. If you want success then it takes hard work, hard work and more hard work. But it also takes a little help along the way. If you are determined and enthusiastic then people will support you. If you are looking to make your way in business, find a mentor. If you are in a position to share the skills you have learned, give something back by becoming a mentor yourself” Richard Branson.
Chris Do’s refreshingly insightful Business Consultant Keir McLaren is on the show sharing anecdotes of his life as a businessman, discussing his views and insights on the successful businessperson’s attitude, actions and mindset.
If you’re not willing to change no one can help you. 4:47
What do you talk about in that first conversation with entrepreneurs? 6:26
This idea that I’ll take a job for no money so later the guy can come back and give me more money..It’s never gonna happen. 8:52
None of us are very good listeners. Listen to the client. 9:50
What’s the worst answer you get get on a sales call? Yes, no or maybe? 11:12
Funneling a Conversation. Having Goals. 11:49
“Meet and Greet” meetings are stupid 14:20
Has it ever happened that you meet with a potential new client and you never got to “the Ask” and the meeting just fizzled out? 16:15
When talking to a client, the way you show you’re a pro and the method with which you work, is by ASKING QUESTIONS: 17:41
There is a way to ask for what you want without coming off as a crass “used-car salesman” type. 18:47
Stay out of the results.19:51
You need to have a re-tellable story 23:29
Link Mentioned On the Show:
The Good Enough Revolution article from Wired Magazine: http://www.provideocoalition.com/from_wired_magazine_the_good_enough_revolution
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