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Get and stay motivated by setting priorities
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to establish priorities and make lists to help you get and stay motivated.
Not feeling motivated? Get rid of the negative
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to recommend getting rid of negative things and people in your life, especially when you're not feeling motivated.
How to network when you're just not feeling motivated
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to offer two suggestions on how to turn yourself around when you're not feeling motivated, including the impact of other people.
How soon should you disengage from a prospect?
Don Cooper joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how long you should engage with a prospect before you cut them lose, including how to do it.
How do you decide when a prospect is not going to buy?
Don Cooper joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the signs to look for when a prospect is taking too long to buy and when it's time to just disengage.
Don't miss a chance to make your own luck
Rob Jolles joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what it looks like when you take every opportunity to make your own luck.
What it looks like when you make your own luck
Rob Jolles joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what it has looked like when they realized that the lucky breaks they were getting were coming from their prior preparation.
Is there a process of performance behind your luck?
Rob Jolles joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the principles of luck, including whether there is a performance process behind the luck you find.
Are you falling behind with technology?
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to talk about what to do when you start feeling you're falling behind with technology, and how to catch up with mobile computing.
Are you planting enough seeds in the marketplace?
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why future success will depend heavily on how many seeds you plant in the marketplace today.
How will unwinding the Fed's QE affect the economy?
Paul Merski joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the Fed's plans to unwind their monetary easing in a way that does not spook the stock market and derail the recovery.
What does a positive GDP report do for the economy?
Paul Merski joins Jim Blasingame to report on the new GDP report that shows the Q2 resutls at 4%, and what that means for the rest of the year.
Putting a community banker on the Fed Board of Governors
Paul Merski joins Jim Blasingame to report on proposed legislation that would require a community banker to be one of the Fed's five governors.
Who do your prospects listen to about your business?
Jim Blasingame reveals that prospects are 60% more likely to believe what strangers say online about you than believe your marketing messages.
Saying "no problem" to customers is a big problem
Jim Blasingame reveals why saying "no problem" instead of "you're welcome" or "thank you" is the equivalent of a business death wish.
Facebook helps you opt-out of targeted advertising
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on the way Facebook will allow you to opt-out of targeted advertising.
Do you know who's targeting you online?
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to explain what it looks like when companies target you with stalking ads after you leave their websites, including how to find out which ones are doing it.
How to use a retargeting strategy with online ads
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to explain what online retargeting is and whether you should use it in your digital marketing strategy.
How to be in reality what you appear to be
Beverly Inman-Ebel joins Jim Blasingame to recommend several tips and best practices to help you behave at work in a way that is consistent with your personality.
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