You couldn’t sell a small business based on their advice alone. This will just overwhelm you and give you more things to think about instead of doing the bigger and more important things. Because January 1 is the day they are implemented.
Legendary rock drummer Carl Palmer says that either he or members of his band will meet with fans, just after his concert at the Canyon Club in Agoura, California on April 11, 2013.
And you realize that you are part of the time frame of these peoples’ lives. Not just of the music, but they actually saw you at a certain time, when they were doing something, and they relate you to that particular period of their life.
When he compares himself to all the agents working in his city, what is his competitive advantage? I learned years ago that successful agents sell differences rather than similarities. They maximize their strengths and manage their weaknesses. I had Tim do a complete SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) on himself. For more information on use of the SWOT analysis, read my book The Passionate Manager or The Passionate Agent.
Greg Lake, who had formed King Crimson and keyboard wizard Keith Emerson, who was still riding high in the UK’s Top 10 with The Nice, held a series of auditions, even auditioning the late Hendrix drummer Mitch Mitchell.
Do people understand the goals of the organization and why they might be asked to do more? People hate the unknown. accountants understand that as they get closer to April 15th, they’ll be a lot busier.
Obviously, you had to play a bit better back then. I’m not saying there’s not good players today, because with the advent of educational DVDs and CDs, and all the books, which are now available, and obviously with YouTube, there are some colossal, incredible players out there.
Is there a lack of face to face communication? Are people relying too much on email to deliver instructions? Does this result in a lack of understanding. Confusion leads to mistakes, which means it takes longer to get things done. Instructions are best conveyed in person.