What resources do you need to make your goals happen? What work do you need to put in to make your goals happen? What rewards will you reap from reaching your goals? Knowing the answers to these questions not only lets you know what you already have in your possession, but what is needed in the future to achieve your goals as well. [Read more…] about #127: Resources, Work, and Reward
In my experience, the qualified person who responds first to urgent emails gets the job, and the first qualified person who picks up the phone has a better chance of building trust with a client and eventually gaining them as a customer. This means that waking up early and being the first to respond is extremely important. When individuals say they will wait or are too busy to respond, in a world full of options, it’s easy for potential clients to move on. And the only way to fix this is to expand one’s day, meaning that waking up early can be just the fix you need. If you own a business, or are busy trying to pick up new clients, then this advice is for you.
If you’re having trouble with gaining control of your schedule, here are two reasons to be the early bird:
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All of us probably have some sort of goal for 2011. Whatever it may be, you can either celebrate when you reach that achievement, or you may not celebrate it at all. Not taking time to celebrate big achievements is definitely one of my struggles. Once I reach a goal, it’s on to the next one for bigger and better things. I know that I’m not the only one out there like this.
I get impatient. I get excited. I get bored. I need that next challenge and it is time to move on. So, just as a reminder, celebrate your accomplishments in 2011. Reward yourself and others for behaviors that you want repeated.
How will you celebrate your next big achievement?