Dealing with Stubborn People!

  I was observing some stubbornness in a friend — and, when I notice some undesirable behavior in another person, I’ve learned that it is often a reflection of something that I’m doing (or have done), and the best way to deal with the friend is to first understand myself… which got me to thinking about…

Business Contracts – What we learned from a lawsuit will help you!

Way back, being sued by a former employee who felt he should be paid for sales 10 years out into the future inspired the Sales Representative Agreement (just ONE of the 165 sample contract templates available here). We wrote it with a renewed sense of need. This sample Sales Representative contract alone could save you…

Don’t Read This! The Trouble with Negatives

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudice, and motivated by pride and vanity. ~ Dale Carnegie, author & teacher Sometimes negatives work to grab attention, but their literal meanings…