Lanes and lines help you appreciate your goals

Like a lot of men in their mid-forties I need to keep fit and keep the pounds off and up to now I've been running around the countryside that surrounds our house here in Gloucestershire, UK. But constant running can cause serious damage to your health, noticeably the knees. So I took up lane swimming in our local baths.  Swimming up and down the lanes for an hour, that way you don't bump into people or crash into the sides too often.  Pretty boring but did you know you can…

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9 Attitudes of Motivated High Performers

Attitude Rules OK! It's often been said that salespeople need three components to thrive - knowledge, skills and attitude.  We're all guilty of focussing far too much time and energy on the first two - knowledge and skills, neglecting the pursuit of the right attitudes.  All three oil the gears of a top performing salesperson, but attitude is the highest grade oil. Attitude is the most important attribute of top performing salespeople, without doubt but the wrong attitude can be heavily damaging.  Here are 9 attitudes that all top performing…

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Customers will strive to avoid pain

Have you noticed how many diet products there are on the market right now?  Even Tesco's Supermarket  is promoting its online diet. And have you noticed how they are marketing it to people. Are they focussing on losing weight, trimming inches or are they focussing on a new you, a slimmer figure? Research from Minnesota University in late 2008 has shown that the buying public are more concerned with trying to avoid pain when buying products or services than anything else. In fact, over 80% of the people they interviewed…

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