Zone_GraphicSpend time in "The Zone" every day working on your business not just in your business (Michael Gerber). Here you will find FREE audio, video, articles, links, and downloads that will stimulate your thinking and teach principles for building more effective business systems and processes. HAVE FUN!

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Do You Ask Enough Good Questions?

Posted by Ron Carroll on May 20, 2010 11:08:00 AM

When you meet with customers or staff, one of the best things you can do is ask questions--good questions. Questions show genuine interest and respect for the ideas and opinions of others. If you listen carefully, people often reveal information that will improve your business systems and your bottom line.

Questions are also the best way to teach. In the words of a professional trainer, "To tell is to preach. To ask is to teach."

Chet HolmChet Holmeses, a well-known marketing and sales teacher uses questions very effectively. Check out his three-page article, Creating Great Businesses. Chet gives an example of how he helped one business implement nineteen important improvements, all stemming from a single question.

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By the way, a great technique for using questions to uncover the root cause of business problems is applying the 5-Whys Analysis. You can learn how to apply this easy and effective method using the link below. 

5-Whys Problem Solving Tool

Tags: Systems Thinker, Article

The Irresistible Offer: How to Sell Your Product or Service in Three Seconds or Less

Posted by Ron Carroll on May 13, 2010 3:33:00 PM

The Irresistible Offer"The Irresistible Offer: How to Sell Your Product or Service in Three Seconds or Less" by Mark Joyner has remained one of the Top 10 best-selling books on marketing since it was published several years ago. It is $15 at Amazon.com with a 4 ½ star rating after 97 reviews.

The publisher is now giving it away as an ebook, and I am passing it along to my totally awesome customers.

Here are a few of the book's rave reviews:

"If you only buy one book this year, buy this one." (Scott Lovingood, Liberty Tax Service)

"I've read every book on marketing printed in the last 150 years. This is the first breakthrough in over 50 years." (Dr. Joe Vitale Best-Selling Author of Over 30 Books)

"A masterpiece. A must-read. A treasure trove of marketing wisdom." (Dr. Mani Sivasubramanian, Heart-Surgeon and Philanthropist)

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Tags: eBook, Marketing Systems

10 Easy Steps to Grow the Perfect Business!

Posted by Ron Carroll on Apr 22, 2010 1:38:00 PM

Grow Perfect Business
There are a lot of books and articles available on how to start and succeed in business. However, this 36 page ebook, a precursor to Box Theory™, provides small business owners a unique perspective and ten big ideas for creating a remarkable organization.

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Tags: Business Startup, General Business, eBook