Business Breakthroughs

CMO SHORT: Let me teach you, not tell you, a story...

Effective leaders use common tools to move their companies to greatness. In order to move a company to greatness, a key factor is in the word MOVE. Leaders must engage their people at a different level that elicits passion and the desire to not just follow but charge up that hill on their own account,…

Bad Behavior in Your Company Stops Here

Written by Chet Holmes, Business Application by Amanda Holmes By some sort of miracle I found this article my father, Chet Holmes, wrote about “How to Raise Near Perfect Children.” I’d never read it before, and being one of his children it was truly delightful to find it, for my own selfish reasons, but then…

Four Ways Fact-Finding Plus Analysis Equals Big Results

Amid the uncertainty of recessions, post-recessions, tax reform, healthcare, mobile technology, off-shoring, re-shoring, local, state and federal elections… Business leaders today find themselves at the mercy of an ever-changing marketplace, shaped by evolving technology, sophisticated consumers and an unsteady economy. Compounding that relentless progression are information outlets that constantly pump out new data. If business…

The Power of Point of Purchase

Once you convert a prospect to a client or customer, it's time to further increase your revenue and profits by offering them additional products and services at the Point of Purchase. In my experience coaching hundreds of business executives the TIMING is critical for effective up-sells and cross-sells. If timed correctly, a point of purchase…

A Look Under the Hood | Decision Making Q and A...

The WorkSMARTERBetter™ webinar team sat down with Chet Holmes International’s VP of Business Growth, Bill Sifflard, to get his professional opinion on where business leaders go astray when it comes to decision making. Bill has spent decades under the hoods of hundreds of businesses, figuring out how to restore them to optimum performance. We wanted…

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…

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About Business Breakthroughs International

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