Think Daily for Businesspeople Messages
If you “know someone” who “knows you”, it has a huge impact on whether they or people they know will work with you in the future.
Network. Get to know lots of people. Be friendly. Make sure they know what you do. Help them before you need help. Expand the number of people you know. Touch base once in a while. Call just to say hi. Send a card (old school).
Be a player.
There are different ways to think about things….here’s one -
We can guess that federal government workers are paid more than private sector workers. But can you guess by how much?
67% more. Are you competing with the federal government for the best workers, with money they confiscated from you in the form of taxes?
Is that a fair fight?
What are you trying to make better in your business? Sales of a particular product? Lowering the cases of ________? Reducing the cost of __________? Increasing how many _________you get?
What gets measured gets influenced. Post what you are measuring on a white board/flip chart for every team member to see. Make it fun; have a contest or award around it’s accomplishment or improvement.