You most likely already have all the skills you require. I bet we’ve all heard of poeple who sold their companies for millions and then start a new business from scratch. So you see things that you normally wouldn’t see with the naked eye.
Branding is not a familiar concept to agents from the East or from the West. Another way to consider branding is the agent’s personal style or reputation. One other reason to consider branding is that the agent is indeed the primary representative of the company. Your personal brand is the image that comes into the customer’s mind when they think about you. Let’s spend a few moments considering why people or organizations would brand themselves.
Most successful people ask questions about many things. They don’t pretend to know it all. In fact, they don’t attempt to know it all. That is why they surround themselves with attorneys, accountants and so on.
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 clean up.
There is no doubt that we humans are suffering from information overload at work and in our social lives. We’re suffering from over-choice and struggling to make sense of all the data pumped at us all day, every day. I know from hard experience that you’ll find the following eight suggestions brilliant!
What I did was, I played the rhythm for “Tarkus,” and then I immediately looked at the color construction that was being filmed, or that was being photographed. So then I could immediately recognize it as the piece “Tarkus,” because I know what the shapes are.
Later this year, Palmer will release a DVD entitled Decade, The 10th Anniversary Tour, celebrating ten years of live gigs of ELPs Legacy. The upcoming DVD that will have drummers studying Palmer’s moves, was filmed live at MusikFest in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on October 16, 2011.
He advises that you take a skeptical approach, and says he never actually expects deals to go through. This isn’t negativity, he says. It simply allows him to retain the option of walking away, keeps him from putting too much effort into making the deal happen. If you have to try too hard for it, then it isn’t a good deal. You have to be willing to walk away from any piece of property.