Category Archives: Monday Motivational Minute

Can Work and Life be One Big Party?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday I turned up at an investor function expecting an upbeat and exciting atmosphere. There was the standard fare of cheese, dips and a drink, however, the atmosphere was dry with little conversation. The promoter … Continue reading

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You may be talking but what is the other person hearing?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday We were in the yard playing a game of backyard cricket with some friends when we were starkly reminded you may be talking but what is the other person hearing. My son, about six … Continue reading

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Why is it some people seem to win all the time?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday I was ready to make my first fortune in high school when I ordered a book in which the author promised they would reveal to me their secret of success, why is it some … 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 a trade show one of my friends called me. “Everyone is going terrible. I can’t believe we decided to invest in this show – and we have three more … Continue reading

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How do laughing, kissing and closing a sale differ?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday In the film “She’s the Man” Viola, dressed as a man, is coaching Duke on how to get a woman to like him. She says “If you can get a girl to laugh she … 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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Can Taking the Road Less Travelled Make a Difference?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday “I took the road less traveled and that has made all the difference” Robert Frost In his poem ‘The Road Not Taken’ Robert Frost spends most of the day contemplating a fork in the … Continue reading

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Overwhelm in business and sales can be disastrous if not treated immediately

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday Christmas and New Year have just gone and a new week is just around the corner. I survived all the parties and family gatherings & my list of things I have to achieve this … Continue reading

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Why Scars Make Life So Much More Interesting

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday Last week I had a few cancerous skin spots removed – one of them on my face. The doctor, when explaining the procedure, told me how much skin they needed to cut outside the … Continue reading

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