Do What You Don’t Feel Like Doing!

Last week I posted something to my social media that got a lot of likes and comments so I decided it would be the focus of this week’s blog post. Early one morning, when I was very tired, I wrote: “Poor night of sleep, awoke at 2:30, decided to get out of bed at 3:30. […]

A Special Gift for You!

When I began publicizing my book, Influence PEOPLE, I offered a gift to anyone who bought it on pre-sale. The gift was a 15-minute training video on something not covered in the book: pre-suasion. Pre-suasion is a term Robert Cialdini introduced in his NY Times best-seller Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade. It’s a fascinating read, […]

I’m Sorry

Last week I wrote about the importance of saying, “Thank you.” It’s always appreciated and might make someone’s day. This week we’ll go to the opposite end of the spectrum to focus on, “I’m sorry.” Saying you’re sorry is hard but it can also make someone’s day a little brighter and make you more influential […]

Thank You!

Thank you! Sales of my new book, Influence PEOPLE: Powerful Everyday Opportunities to Persuade that are Lasting and Ethical, are going great! On Amazon the book hit #1 in the Casualty Insurance category, was in the top 10 in Insurance and cracked the top 50 in Sales & Selling! It’s so important to say “thank […]

Influence is all about PEOPLE

When it comes to influence it’s all about PEOPLE. After all, you can’t persuade things. No matter how persuasive you are, you can’t persuade your lawnmower to start on a hot summer day and cut the grass. However, if you’re good you might persuade your spouse, significant other or child, to start the lawnmower and […]