How to Sell Your Ideas Without Being “Salesy” – Part 3

Over the years in my speaking and coaching career, I’ve been asked thousands of questions by thousands of people. But there is one question that I have been asked more than others: How can I get people to do what I want them to do? In the last two issues of the Tuesday Tip, I’ve given you several strategies that …

How to Sell Your Ideas Without Being “Salesy” – Part 2

When parents are raising their children, they often dream of what their kids will become … a doctor, a lawyer, a pastor, or whatever. I suspect very few of them dream of the day their kid will become a salesperson. That would probably sound a bit sleazy to a lot of parents. But the fact is, everyone who gets ahead …

How To Sell Your Ideas Without Being “Salesy”

As organizations change, as they inevitably will, especially after the pandemic, some people are getting revised job descriptions that include some sales responsibilities. And some of the people are fighting back, saying, “I didn’t sign up for this.” But the fact is, everyone is a salesperson and that includes YOU. As the author, Robert Louis Stevenson, put it, “Everyone lives …

How to Grow an Engaged, Productive, and Happy Workforce

You might ask: “Is it possible to achieve these three things in your workplace?” Researchers say yes! And when you learn how to do that, the results are impressive. One of the leading researchers on this topic is Harvard professor Shawn Achor. He says when you learn the strategies of growing an engaged, productive, and happy workforce, sales go up …