9 Steps to Become a Thought Leader – And a Media Darling

Become a thought leader. So many people call themselves thought leaders… and they’re not. Here is a map of how to do it the right way from my close colleague and friend, and guest blogger, Susan Harrow. 1. Cultivate an opinion. Thought leaders have opinions. They shape a story. They position facts in a context. They make statistics come alive by interpreting them. … Read More

7 Thoughts That Speed Up Your Success

Recently I spent the weekend at a Big Name event in Las Vegas. It was fantastic. And I noticed something peculiar when talking to dozens of entrepreneurs. Some tell me what they do. Others tell me they have a company. The ones who tell me what they do – “I empower women to release their doubt and achieve the impossible”  … Read More

Why Your Leads are Ticked Off At You (A Guide to Lead Nurturing)

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The odds of making contact with a lead increases 100x if called within 5 minutes.  (Source: Lead Response Management Study) The chances of qualifying a lead are 21x better if called within 5 minutes.  (Source: Lead Response Management Study) Research shows that 35-50% of sales go to the vendor that responds first.  (Source: InsideSales.com) Only 1 in 50 deals are … Read More

6 Special Secrets of Bonding with Someone You Just Met

When I was a teenager in London, I saw the famous dancer Rudolph Nureyev in Swan Lake with his legendary partner, Margot Fonteyn. After the show I stood outside the stage door in awe. Finally this slight, red-haired Russian guy emerged. It was him! In my rush to bond with him, his brilliance, and the magic he had just made… I stepped on his foot. … Read More

5 More Amazing Techniques Showing How to Instantly Bond with VIPs

  Below are 5 more amazing stealth techniques to create an extraordinary bond in the first 5 minutes of meeting a V.I.P. you want to connect with.  These work great, not just for when you are speaking with a V.I.P.  These techniques are great, as they give you a blueprint that shows how to instantly bond with anyone. 1. Allow them to … Read More

How to Bond with a V.I.P. -Targeting is Key

  What do you do when you meet a V.I.P.? Networking can be nerve-wracking enough without getting dry-mouth when you meet a V.I.P. you’d love to work with. On or off-line. Below are 5 amazing stealth techniques to create an extraordinary bond in the first 5 minutes of meeting a V.I.P. you want to connect with.   1.  Do not treat your prospect as an … Read More

Surprise! Who doesn’t trust you?

I’ve been debating with my husband whether we should adopt a cat or a dog. He likes the mystery and idiosyncratic affection of a cat. (We’ve had two.) I’m ready for Dog Energy – passionate excitement every time I open the door. Either way, we’re ready for a new soul to love and trust. Which leads me to you, and … Read More

Your Money Map for 300K- How You Can Make Money

I spent 3 days at Lisa Sasevich’s “Speak to Sell” Event in Las Vegas. It was fantastic. Lisa is sublime at inspiration and sales. She’s so good that many women say, “I can tell she’s doing something to me, I just want to do the same thing!” Speaking of sales, do you have a Money Map for your business? It … Read More