Author: Jamie Waters

Who loses out if you fail?

I went out for a run today and while I was having a break at the top of a huuuge hill – decided to ponder the days events and I started thinking… who loses out if I fail? I started talking about doing what you want to do in life… you are in control of your own destiny and when we accept that, magic things happen (for those who embrace the fact anyway!)I closed by offering one of the biggest lines of wisdom I’ve taken from Mark Hoverson; Who loses out if I fail or don’t produce? In the...

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How To Cultivate Confidence When You Weren’t Born With It

When walking into a room, you need to own it. In life and also in business.People like and respect confident people more, it’s just a fact.  Working on self confidence is one of the most vital things you could do. Every time I read an article about what women need to do to get ahead in the male-dominated tech world of VCs and startups, I cringe. The prescription feels simplistic, but this is not a simple problem. Fiona Murray’s recent Boston Globe Magazine piece, “Playing by the Rules,” recommended wearing a uniform, speaking confidently, networking and watching sports to get ahead....

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How To Sell Absolutely Anything At Full Price

This is brilliant advice.  How to sell absolutely anything at full price…When you look at your own company/sales conversations – are you doing any of these? Price is the amount of money your customer pays for a product.  Value is what your customer perceives the benefits of that product to be, and the emotional connection he/she has to the product, the employee, and the company, in relation to the price. How retail associates handle and present products to her/his customer adds – or reduces – the perceived value. This is true whether the products are drills, luggage, or diamond rings. I’ve seen a...

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7 Ways Rich People Think Differently Than The Rest Of Us

I know we hear the phrase ‘money doesn’t grow on trees’Well, it does, actually. You just have to plant the trees, nurture them in the early days, protect them from the elements and saboteurs and outside influences… But providing you look after them in the right way.. They’ll turn into strong, long lasting money trees. It all starts by planting them. I’m sure you agree that people are about the same at their core. Most of us care about deeply about our family. We all want to be happy, healthy, and safe. That’s the case no matter how much money you...

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Here’s The ‘Secret Sauce’ That’s Making Facebook More Addictive Than Ever

Facebook keeps getting more addictive. Here’s how. We all know by now that Facebook isn’t cool. And yet somehow it’s more popular than ever. On Wednesday the company announced that its growth continues to surge—not only in terms of the sheer number of Facebook users, but in terms of how much they use the site. On any given day, Mark Zuckerberg said, 63 percent of Facebook’s 1.28 billion users log into the site. And the proportion of users who log in at least six days a week has now surpassed 50 percent. How is it possible that Facebook keeps getting...

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