What’s Stopping You?

Guess what happens when Alan is irritated? He broadcasts a podcast. Would you like to know what’s stopping you? how about: Hunt for perfection Fear of failure Fear of success To hear the other six reasons click on the arrow below to start playing the podcast. and now also on iTunes Click Here for entire podcast series table of contents © Alan Weiss 2008. All rights reserved.



One Comment, Twenty Answers

“We’ve cut back on all consulting in this economy.” • That’s what a lot of my current clients first said to me. • I don’t blame you. The key is which ones you retain. • You don’t grow through reducing. • Have you replaced the external expertise you’re losing with internal resources? • But I’m not talking about paying for consulting, I’m talking about investing in results. Are you now ignoring ROI? • Let’s not even talk about a fee …



The Inexpensive Way to Be High Quality

I’m astounded by the number of people who consider themselves to be professionals in solo practice who simply don’t realize they are acting like amateurs. They are of better quality and intent than their actions represent. Here are some simple ways to create more profound impressions: 1. Read the instructions. I have people contacting me for instructions about how to register for something which are right on their screen in my email. This isn’t situational behavior, so they’re probably ignoring …


Alaina

We visited Alaina Marie today uptown at Columbia Presbyterian in The City, where she is currently doing nicely. You should be able to see her with us here. Tomorrow, we’re going downtown to St. Vincent’s to see Gabrielle Victoria, where she, too, is doing pretty well. You can follow progress and leave comments here: http://danielleandjan.blogspot.com/ We’re all very appreciative of the prayers and goodwill extended to us. The girls are now almost six weeks old! We’re not out of the …


Demons

When I was conducting a workshop in London last year, a woman in the program asked if I’d meet with a friend whom she thought could really use my coaching. She said he was struggling professionally, and she urged him to see me. After a day’s work, I don’t like to have business meetings, I never “sell” my mentoring, and I certainly don’t audition. The danger is that people will try to use an hour or more of my time …


Zero to $300,000

I’ve been asked to run a program to help people get to $300,000 in revenue per year quickly in consulting and related professions. I will run it for two days, January 14-15, here in the Providence area. Two full days, 9 to 4. Dinner the first night on me for the first 10 registered, which means I have your credit card or check in hand (do not assume I have your credit card info). I will not charge anyone until …


Consultants Wanted

We have an opportunity for a few successful consultants/trainers to sell a leading hiring and leadership development tool to CEOs in Florida. Predictive Index is a leader in the industry with clients such as Exxon Mobil, Marriott and Hershey’s. Since 90% of our clients renew each year and we offer a generous commission, this is the ideal way to significantly grow your business. You can learn more about this opportunity at: http://predictiveresults.com/AboutUs/newconsultants.asp or contact Steve Waterhouse at 904-269-2299 x102 or …