Relevant Leadership Blog

Interview W/ NY Times Bestselling Author – Jeffrey Gitomer

Here is a 20 minute interview with NY Times Bestselling Author Jeffrey Gitomer. In this interview we talk about Jeffrey’s book, The Little Green Book of Getting What You Want. Jeffrey shares some great insights into persuasion, presenting, & writing. To listen to the interview CLICK HERE Enjoy!

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Don’t Give Up On Your Dream

I love the sport of basketball and if you are a basketball fan like me you have probably been swept away by Linsanity! For those of you going “Huh?” – let me explain. Jeremy Lin who has now started 5 games for the New York Knicks has taken the basketball world by storm. His output has been amazing. The New York Knicks have won all five games. But Jeremy Lin’s story has inspired me and so many others to not give up on our dreams. Jeremy Lin didn’t receive a single scholarship offer to play basketball in college. Instead he

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The Growth/Death Analogy

Over the last few years, I have spoken to hundreds of thousands of people involved in every kind of business you can imagine. I’ve spoken to retail businesses, fast food, insurance, health care, direct sales, government workers, lawyers, and the list goes on and on. One of things that I have come away with is the Growth/Death Analogy. When it comes to growth, business are just like people. A business is either growing or it’s dying. There really is no maintaining. With a business there is always attrition – so there has to be growth just to maintain status quo.

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Activity Without Accomplishment

I love inspirational movies that are based on a true story. One of my favorites is a basketball movie called Glory Road. (I you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend it). There is a scene in the movie where the the coach (Don Haskins) is working with a player one on one and he says, “Do you expect me to react to all that head shake and body gyration? It is activity without accomplishment.” He was teaching him an important lesson in basketball but I think it has universal implications. How often are we guilty of activity without accomplishment? Are

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