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7 Steps to a (Clear, Easy, Effective) Sales Process

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Ordering a meal – in Asheville – is exhausting.

As a cultural hub for all things alternative, the restaurants there are particularly creative, and getting through the ordering process is an experience.

Would you prefer soy or almond milk? Gluten free? Vegan or vegetarian? You want beef? Of course. We serve local, grass-fed beef, with organic veggies on the side. How about a craft beer with that?

Oh my gosh, I think. Maybe I should just grab a granola bar….

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How A Mistake Led to My Best Year Ever

Remember that story about Peter walking on water?

As I remember it, the story goes something like this.

Peter was on a boat, bouncing along on the stormy, wind-tossed waves of a great big lake. The weather was rough, and he was spooked.

He sees his friend, Jesus, walking towards him on the water, and now he’s really spooked.

But Jesus calls out and tells him to quit worrying so much, to just step over the edge of the boat and come on over. On the water that is. As if it were nothing.

And he did.

Peter clambered right on over the edge of that boat and just started walking. I’ll don’t think he even took his life vest. :)

It’s fun to imagine what he must have thought…
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Chaotic Vibrations Will Keep You Broke

Erasing Money - Images Money“Goodness! You must have one heck of a block about this…”

That’s what my friend, a financial coach and advocate, said to me one day when I told her about the latest hit to my budget.

Just weeks earlier, I was on top of the world. My income had practically doubled overnight, I’d finally found a rhythm and gotten clear about my business, and life was coming together in a beautiful way.

Then, in no time at all, a series of events brought me right back to the status quo. With a weird combination of natural disasters, fender benders and financial snafus, I’d ridden the roller coaster from just getting by, to flying high, back to…

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