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My Unabridged Reaction To Someone Denting My Car…

Simple question for you… What would your reaction be in the very first moments after seeing a nice big dent in the side of your car? Would you freak out; scream, maybe throw something? Potentially… (I’ve witnessed a reaction like that.) Would you shrug and let it go? Probably not. The most likely scenario is …

The Roots Of A Sales Professional

I bet that you’ve never thought about the sales lessons you can learn from a tree… Yep. Just a good ol’ tree. Well, I’m going to fix that today by showing you three sales principles that a strong, sturdy tree also demonstrates. Let’s go! 1: Strong set of roots (aka — principled). We all know …

Post #3: Cross The Finish Line; Or DIE Trying!

Woah… I can’t believe I’m on post 3 already! This has been an incredible little experiment so far. Currently, I have 16 minutes until the hour is up on this “three posts in under an hour” challenge. Even though this deadline is only in my mind, I feel such an urgent pressure to accomplish my …

Post #2: Quit Chewing In My Ear!

Let’s talk about distractions for a minute… I’m currently working on my “three posts in under an hour challenge”, and at the table right in front of me, there is a woman that is eating an apple; creating more noise than a freakin’ lawn mower. I swear that her finishing this apple will instantly boost …

Writing Challenge #1: Three Posts In One Hour

A few posts ago, I talked about discomfort, and how feeling discomfort can lead to growth. Today I decided to give myself an impromptu writing challenge to stimulate growth by causing a little bit of anxiety and discomfort. My challenge today is to write three quality posts and to finish them all in under an …

Counting My Money In Public

Today was binge-cleaning day. Similar to spring cleaning, but it’s the dead-middle of fall, and the weather was crap, so I couldn’t go outside… As I was feverishly moving through my apartment, cleaning everything in sight, I stumbled across an old wine jug that had a whole slew of random change in it. My lucky …

Lessons From A Leaking Roof

Life doesn’t like to let up sometimes… Earlier today, I got a call from Amanda (my wife) that the ceiling in our kitchen was leaking. What a great phone call to receive… If you’ve been following my daily posts, then you know that I just finished dealing with a major car issue. So this was¬†great …

Clearly I’m Not Listening To You

Today I took an Uber to get to the repair shop that was working on my car. Being that it was only a 15 minute ride, you would expect it to be pretty uneventful; and it was. But after three minutes of being in this driver’s car, I knew it was going to be an …

A Shameless Stroke To The Ego

Here’s what a customer had to say about my business: “I just wanted to take a moment to thank Jerrod and his team very much for the outstanding customer service. I am thrilled with your work and the whole experience. I will definitely be using (and recommending) your services in the future. Thanks again!!” I …