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Decisions Decisions: knee jerk vs no brainers

Decisions…decisions…decisions!  Is it making knee jerk decisions, no decisions, or insanity that destroys a business?  And, how can your business avoid… or, at the very least, plan to avoid the potential catastrophe? Every day we make hundreds of decision from what to wear, to what to eat, to what to buy and what to sell?  Businesses…

What characteristics create a successful business executive?

What kind of executive do you want to be? What are your morals, and how hard are you willing to fight for them? Having the honor and challenge of walking into my father’s company over the last year, it’s been like getting to know the businessman behind the father. I understood what the company stood…

Coffee is for Closers

Top leads go to top closers. The others have to earn their stripes. Sharpening their chops on whatever comes their way. No business can afford risking great leads on average or below average salespeople. Definition of a lead At the most basic level, a lead is a potential customer who has reached out to you…

12 Gifts to Get You Going in 2014

Chet Holmes® had a theory about conducting business in the spirit of always giving. He believed that his success in business constantly stemmed from this sentiment, “Always give away your best stuff for free. That’s the only way they’re going to come back for more.” (#chetism) So in continuing this CHI tradition we are sharing…

Dream, Do, Dominate

Businesses gauge growth and profitability on an annual basis. That means that January 1st has special meaning. It is a fresh start filled with hope and powerful aspirations for the coming year. We, at Chet Holmes® International™, want to share with you our intentions for 2014. Simply put, we see our pillars of education-based marketing and integrity-based selling…

The ‘Mighty Mouse’ Approach to Customer Service

Customer service is defined as the assistance and advice provided by a company to those people who buy or use its products or services.  The attitude of a business towards its customers or clients need to permeate the entire culture of an organization to be effective, and is critical to portray a consistent image of…

Finding the Breaking Point that Closes the Sale

As a marketing professional, I’m always trying to address our client’s pains through our education-based approach and marketing messaging. To provide something of true value they can use that day or another that brings them relief or better yet a breakthrough. But with all the noise and clutter out there, those pains become lost in…

The Top 3 Most Costly Sales Mistakes

As a consultant who has worked with over 60 companies in the last 6 years (and run businesses for 15 years prior to that), spotting (and ultimately fixing) the holes in sales organizations is a predictable process. Business is all about patterns. And when you have a process to detect existing patterns, mold those patterns…

Stop Hand-Holding Your Staff

How much could you grow your business if you weren't busy hand-holding your employees? Don't miss the FREE bonus at the bottom of this post!  __________________________________________ If you have employees, you already know that one of the most costly, time-consuming aspects of owning a business is managing your people. So many hours spent – just…

9 Killer Ways to Break Ahead of the Competition

Figuring out how to deliver true differentiation and VALUE in the marketplace starts with being known as the educator. In essence, acting as a “consultant,” who educates the marketplace on what they didn’t know, that they should know, about how current trends are influencing businesses. There are very few resources out there today that do…

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Business Breakthroughs International (BBI), a privately held company, is a joint venture by highly publicized thought leaders, Tony Robbins and Chet Holmes®, for the...