Book Quote of the Week 67

“When it comes to deals like this, or any negotiation really, the key is to display passion, know-how and determination. Get to the point quickly, be persistent and consistent and don’t rely too heavily on prompts, statistics and certainly not PowerPoint slides.” Richard Branson

Book Quote of the Week – 064

Productive Failure: Rather than simply answering a question, it is beneficial to be challenged and even fail. Failure provides an opportunity to analyze a problem from different angles pushing us to understand it’s deep underlying structure and to hone the transferable skill of problem solving itself. Brad Stulberg / Steve Magness

Book Quote of the Week – 057

“The most effective persuaders are the least obvious. Almost everyone is savvy enough to put his or her guard up against the fast-talkers — pushy salespeople, aggressive con artists, and egotistical leaders. the people who often get through to us, however, are more subtle. they seem likable, honest, and trustworthy.” Robert Levine  

Book Quote of the Week – 050

Peter Diamandis Peter has a set of rules that guide his life. His 28 Peter’s Laws have been collected over decades. Here are some favorites: Law 2: When given a choice…take both. Law 3: Multiple projects lead to multiple successes. Law 6: When forced to compromise, ask for more. Law 7: If you can’t win,Continue reading “Book Quote of the Week – 050”

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“Decisive, swift talkers are actually no more sure of their facts than are their more hesitant counterparts. But, more important ant, they create the impression of confidence and, as a result, are perceived to be more expert, intelligent, and knowledgeable.” — Robert Levine

Book Quote of the Week 044

“Important people have the ability to turn off their phones because the world can wait for them.” — Jason Calacanis

Book Quote of the Week -42

“Tell ten people, show ten people, share it with ten people; ten people who already trust you and already like you. If they don’t tell anybody else, it’s not that good and you should start over. If they do tell other people, you’re on our way.” – Seth Godin