These were to preach, heal the sick, raise the dead and cast out demons. It seems like the more effort they put in, the more the business seems to stagnate. Look at the newspapers and business journals in every city that interests you.
We are all required to do more and more with less and less. This is taking its toll on our productivity, our health and unfortunately on family life. This is a great pity because over 20 years of doing face-to-face time management workshops I’ve found that many of us are making easily avoidable mistakes that cost us dearly in time – and money.
12. Interest on late payments (State the specifics of the late payment penalties, including interest charged. This is not too much information, as many clients do not think in advance about these issues. By stating it clearly, the client can see that all aspects of payment agreement have been thoroughly looked into and will be less likely to complain later).
Unsuccessful agents rely too heavily on their words to make the sale happen. Successful agents understand it is a combination of words and behaviours. If you as the agent are talking more than 50% of the time in the interview, then it is likely the customer will not trust you and your brand will be a negative one.
So you see things that you normally wouldn’t see with the naked eye. It’s definitely a new art form. It’s a hidden art form, and that’s basically how it’s constructed.
But too often, a team starts to become like a bottle of pop that’s been shaken. When you open the bottle to fill a glass, all of the pressure inside causes the soda to spray everywhere. Suddenly you’ve got a mess to accountants clean up.
If someone has to be at that meeting does it have to be you? Could you find someone who could go in your place? It could be a colleague – and you’ll help her out with something. It could be a junior colleague who would find the experience exciting and a chance for personal development Naturally you’d brief them properly and inform the Chair.
You must have all these weapons in place. If you do not, another company will sue you and take all you have. The Tax authority can ruin you if you do not have the best accountants and auditors. When you lack a public relations team, an innocuous sounding rumor will destroy your company. So, you must have all these weapons in place and they will ensure your greatness.