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Did the Wolf of Wall Street Commit Motivational Speaker Malpractice?

Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

jordan belfort, the wolf of wall streetDuring a motivational speech, the real Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort, discusses the Secret and the Law of Attraction.

He mocks the idea that you can just visualize success and calls the law of attraction bull shit!

I believe these statements violate the core principals of motivational speaking, read more to find out why! (more…)

What is the Wolf of Wall Street’s Cold Calling Success Secret?

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Wolf of Wall StreetThe Wolf of Wall Street is a very controversial figure because his fame was built on the creation of a criminal enterprise.

He got rich by defrauded investors and creating a cold calling army that amplified this fraud to epic proportions.

However, is there a cold calling secret that we can glean from this Wolf!

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Best Selling Author Mark Hunter Endorses The Million Dollar Rebuttal!

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

I am proud to announce that the best selling author and speaker Mark Hunter has endorsed my book about cold calling, The Million Dollar Rebuttal!

I had the privilege of meeting and hearing Mark speak at the last Zoominfo Conference and I was thoroughly impressed with his knowledge and experience with sales and marketing.

Make sure to checkout my cold calling book The Million Dollar Rebuttal!

Steve Jobs Proved that Cold Calling isn’t a Numbers Game!

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Cold Calling isn't a Numbers Game!Jobs believed so strongly that Apple II would change the world that he started cold calling VCs!

When you watch this clip from the Jobs Movie it seems to validate that Steve was playing the number game.

However, if you listen very closely to Mike Markkula he gives you the clue that proves cold calling is not a Numbers Game!

 

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Is There a Real Magic Word Like SHAZAM for Salespeople?

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

SHAZAMIn the upcoming movie SHAZAM the classic story of Billy Batson is retold. Billy, a troubled orphan, displays his inner goodness and is chosen to possess the power of Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury!

Billy simply has to say SHAZAM and is struck by lighting and imbued with superpowers. However, is there a real Magic word like SHAZAM for Salespeople? (more…)

The Pursuit of Happyness Proves Cold Calling Isn’t a Numbers Game!

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Cold calling is NOT a numbers game!In the epic movie The Pursuit of Happyness Chris Gardner accepts an intern position at a brokerage house to change his life.

In the process of trying to sell more accounts to win a job, he proved that cold calling isn’t a numbers game!

What is the ‘numbers game’, how did Chris disprove it and what are the implications for your business? (more…)

The ABCs of Cold Calling from Glengarry Glen Ross?

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Glengarry Glen Ross, Cold CallingIn one of the most memorable scenes in the movie Glengarry Glen Ross, Blake from Downtown reviews some cold calling basics, namely the ABC’s.

While Blake’s delivery is impressive, and the advice solid, he doesn’t actually give us a road map on how to Always Be Closing!

What does Always Be Closing actually mean and how can you implement this mind set in your own prospecting and sales? (more…)

Successful Chambers of Commerce Pay for a Keynote Speaker!

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Chambers of Commerce, Keynote SpeakerWhen it comes to Chambers of Commerce there are three types of organizational views about booking a Keynote Speaker.

Some Chambers sell their motivational speaking spots to sponsors, others look for a free professional speaker and finally the bold Chambers pay for top motivational speakers.

Which type of Chamber do you think are the most Successful? (more…)

Does El Chapo’s Rise Prove the 10 Thousand Hour-Rule of Success?

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Malcom Gladwell proved 10 thousand hours of practice were needed to become a breakout business Rockstar in his book Outliers.

Ever since I’ve read his book I’m am always looking for more examples to support his theory.

After watching Narcos on Netflix I am convinced El Chapo’s supports the 10,000 rule! (more…)

Would Honest Prospects Throw Cold Calling Agents Under the Bus?

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Bus, Thrown under the bus, cold calling, telemarketingMany companies that have tried cold calling have tossed this marketing method aside because too many prospects complained about agents being too pushy or deny having set a legitimate appointment.

Most businesses make this decision because they assume the decision makers levying these charges would never lie and throw cold calling agents under the bus, right?

Should they always be believed? (more…)


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