In the early hours of March 6, 1836, the Mexican Army began their final assault on the Alamo. Facing insurmountable odds, those brave people entrenched at the Alamo stood their ground and faced down the invading Mexican Army. When the day was done, every American in the Alamo was dead. Historians report that between 182 … Continue reading The Alamo Mentality
It's not a rhetorical point or even a question but rather a statement of fact. I am, in fact, a bit of a pain in the ass. Why? It's simple. I awoke recently and realized that I am far more than the sum of my parts and that I've been giving the proverbial lip service to … Continue reading Why I’m a Pain in the Ass
On my way to the office this morning, I was listening to one of the books in my audio library - If You're Not First, You're Last, by Grant Cardone. In his book Grant writes, “You will never create a powerful, solvent, prosperous, and abundant economy with an attitude of arrogance. You better have your best game … Continue reading Are You Hungry for Business?
One of the biggest hurdles I find with sales professionals is the lack of connection with their responsibility and what it takes to fulfill that responsibility. Simply showing up isn't enough. It requires that you wrap your mind completely around the responsibilities you have in order to create the right level of action necessary to succeed. … Continue reading Your Duty as a Sales Professional
This past week, the Democrat challenger to Jim Inhofe, the incumbent US Senator from Oklahoma, complained that Senator Inhofe won't agree to a pre-election debate. It got me to thinking...the Senator's plan of choosing to not debate is the right strategy. If you're the dominant player, why should you debate? Just like in politics, in … Continue reading Just Like in Politics…If You’re Dominating, Don’t Debate