9 ‘Do Now’ Strategies for Holiday Success

  Is your business prepared to optimize the holidays? With Halloween barely a memory, we have officially entered the holiday season. And if you haven’t already done so, it’s time implement your holiday strategies to make the most of this fleeting, busy and highly profitable time of year.   Whether your business relies on the holiday … Continue reading

Roadmap to Success: 10 Quotes About Having a Plan

Here are ten great quotes on the importance of having a plan:  “Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.” ― Gloria Steinem “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will … Continue reading

The Compound Effect

The Compound Effect Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Darren Hardy in person and listen to him talk about the compound effect.  While what he said was a bit of common sense, the way he put all his thoughts together created, as we say in ActionCOACH, a real BFO – “Blinding Flash of the Obvious”.His … Continue reading

Preparing Your Bait

The blog’s theme these last few post have been on gaining larger clients, or big fish.  You have been informed on how to have a big fish mindset, (https://ormondrankin.wordpress.com/2012/03/30/big-fish-mindset/) now let’s talk about the purchasing habits and procedures of your fish and then look into how to catch them. Here are four things your team … Continue reading

Big Fish Mindset

In my last blog, “Path to Success,” https://ormondrankin.wordpress.com/2012/03/27/path-to-success/ we started talking about prolonging your business by catching big clients, or “fish.” We are going to dig a little deeper by talking about a big fish mindset and how that will help your business develop an approach and find success. You can’t start catching big fish … Continue reading

Path to Success

Path to Success When your company is preparing to approach large clients, there are several factors that need to be taken into consideration. Let’s start by briefly evaluate three paths your business may be on and discover what it takes to get on the path to success, attracting the big fish. Here are three paths … Continue reading

It’s Worth Quoting: 50 Quotes for the Business Minded

It’s Worth Quoting: 50 Quotes for the Business Minded Our attitude is more than 50% of our eventual performance; so I like to use inspirational quotes to get the day started off the right way. Here is a sampling of 50 of my favorites. Enjoy, Ormond Rankin “When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.” Tuli … Continue reading