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Why do people really like you and do business with you?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday Current research tells us the average person thinks about themselves, and how the world impacts them as an individual, almost every minute they are awake.  Their brain is constantly monitoring the environment alert to … Continue reading

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Are you making room for success?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday It is 2AM and I can’t sleep. My mind is racing with ideas! Why is it the best ideas come in the middle of the night? Every night I spend time writing my ‘six … Continue reading

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Is High Energy Enough in Business and Sales?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday I was breaking up some concrete over the weekend. I was enthusiastic and very positive about the job for ten minutes or so and stopped for a moment. I looked at the whole job … Continue reading

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Can You or Can’t You? The evidence is in and the choice is up to you.

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday Usain Bolt was the talk of the London Olympics and with his world record and number of gold medals he is a deserved sporting hero. While I appreciated his win, I observed something which … Continue reading

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Can Work and Life be One Big Party?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday I turned up at a function a few weeks ago and offered the standard fare of cheese, dips and a drink. The atmosphere was dry with little conversation. I was surprised as it was … Continue reading

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Are You Valuable?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday I had just finished my degree and been hired by Honeywell as a trainee sales rep. I arrived late to a sales meeting. I felt the daggers from my sales manager as I walked … Continue reading

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Can you measure the results of a positive attitude?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday. After the first day of an industry trade show one of my clients called me. “Everyone is going terrible. This show is a waste of time and there are four more days to go!” … Continue reading

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Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation – why do they work against each other and which works better?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday Like everyone else I have followed the litany of disasters unfolding in various parts of the world. I was reading the newspaper the day after the Christchurch earthquake and as I read article after … Continue reading

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What can you do when you ‘hit the wall’ and nothing seems to be Working?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday Some Monday’s I wake up and no matter what I seem to do I just can’t get going. Other times I get to Thursday and my energy is just gone. I find being in … Continue reading

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The 5 Biggest Dangers of Christmas Networking?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday I have attended many end of year functions and observed some unusual behaviour. It is at these functions where the best and worst of a persons character can be on display. Faye Hollands, an … Continue reading

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