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If you commit to making a daily victories list, you can regain your swagger at the shop!

How to Regain Your Swagger at The Shop

If you commit to making a daily victories list, you can regain your swagger at the shop!

The year was 2012, and I was frustrated. I was frustrated by the fact that I couldn’t move “Jack.” Jack is a shop owner who was failing to achieve his profit goals. He and I would
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Look in the mirror and start with yourself.

How to Achieve Relentless Success at Your Shop

Look in the mirror and start with yourself.

In his book, Relentless, From Good To Great To Unstoppable, Tim Grover tells the story of how he became the personal trainer of choice for professional basketball players in the NBA. Back in the late 1980s, Tim
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Are you a shop owner looking for the silver bullet?

How To Become An Unstoppable Shop Owner This Year

Are you a shop owner looking for the silver bullet?

Have you ever attended a training class looking for “the silver bullet?”  I thought about this as I recently watched a documentary on legendary football coach Vince Lombardi.  Lombardi is considered to be the greatest coach of his
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Don't be upset by the results you didn't get from the work you didn't do.

How To Profit From Your Biggest Problem

Don't be upset by the results you didn't get from the work you didn't do.

The San Antonio Spurs are one of the most successful franchises in professional basketball.  They’ve won five NBA Championships and have the highest regular season winning percentage in league history. With all their success, the Spurs still
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The influential leader uses a flexible approach that's tailored to the person receiving the communication.

The Surprising Secret of the Influential Leader

The influential leader uses a flexible approach that's tailored to the person receiving the communication.

Jimmy Johnson was the head football coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1989 through 1994.  He had a reputation for being a no-nonsense, disciplinarian who was tough on his players. Falling asleep during one of his
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Change your focus

Getting The Best Performance From Your People

Change your focus

A shop owner named “George” was meeting with his General Manager, “Ed.” Normally, they would have their Monday one on one meetings at George’s office, but this particular day was different. George decided that a
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Build up the momentum that's required to knockout your competition

The Secret To Building Momentum At Your Shop

Build up the momentum that's required to knockout your competition

In 1995, Mike Tyson was released from prison after serving a three-year sentence.  His promoter Don King was eager to help him regain his title as boxing’s Heavy Weight Champion of the World. For his first fight,
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Playing to your strengths and committing to daily improvement will help your break through your limiting beliefs.

How To Break Through Your Limiting Beliefs

Playing to your strengths and committing to daily improvement will help your break through your limiting beliefs.

How do you break through a limiting belief about yourself?  Reflecting on this question, reminded me of a story I read in John Maxwell’s book, The Five Levels of Leadership. Maxwell writes about of a young lawyer named Herb, who
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The inside secret to finding fulfillment

The Inside Secret To Finding Fulfillment

The inside secret to finding fulfillment

You just had ten forklift drivers respond to your State Inspectors ad. Your $$3,000 Google  Adwords campaign only generated a $30 oil change. Your new “A” Technician that started on Monday still hasn’t come back from his
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