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How To Get People To Like You!

Sales and communication expert, Tim Shurr, reveals how to make people like you more by being “others-focused” and asking questions about them. Facebook.com/timshurrma twitter.com/timshurr http://instagram.com/shurrsuccess https://www.linkedin.com/in/timshurr  

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Is Your BS Keeping You Stuck?

  Your beliefs about yourself, others, and the world around you determine whether you will succeed or fail in life. Positive thinking is not enough because you won’t believe what you’re telling yourself. It’s like cutting the top off of a weed. You need to get to the root system or the weed will just keep growing back! In this video, I’ll teach you how to uncover self-limiting beliefs and upgrade them so you can fully become the brilliant human being that you are!   Want more? Click here.

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4 Leadership Tips From The Final Four!

Tim Shurr has been following the Final Four and selected 4 principles that we can apply to our daily lives and goals. “I’ve been listening to the coaches in the press conferences to see what they were talking about…I always appreciate listening to the leaders of the teams. I was very impressed.” Tim Shurr, MA   4 Leadership Principles From The Final 4! 1) Play Your Game! It’s easy to get caught up in what those around you are doing and trying to play someone else’s game is usually not a good idea. Never lose sight of the big picture and develop massive focus when it comes to working your gameplay! (Reference: Duke played their game and eventually won the championship!) 2) Attract Top Talent! This is done by creating great cultures where people thrive and feel supported. Keeping A players is a must, yet you must also recruit rising…

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#1 Trait of Successful Sales Managers!

#1 Trait of Successful Sales Managers!” By Tim Shurr, MA The most influential sales managers have learned to be more transformational than transactional in nature. They realize that you “manage” things and “lead” people. General Schwarzkopf once said, “Tanks and planes don’t move themselves. It’s the people that make things happen. You manage the equipment and lead people.” What’s the most effective way to lead others? By relating to them as people, rather than as obstacles or situations that must be dealt with in order to meet deadlines. Precision Management expert, Tim Shurr, MA, says, “Make people feel listened to, appreciated, and validated for their efforts and they’ll do just about anything to live up to your expectations!”  The secret to being a successful sales manager is to be “others-sorted.” This, by far, is the #1 trait of a successful sales manager and it’s what separates the best from the…

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4 Most Common Forms of Dysfunctional Communication

Productivity expert, Tim Shurr, MA, shares the 4 most common forms of dysfunctional communication and the #1 way to get your message across to others! Plus learn what kind of a communicator you are! This can be a very eye opening segment and potentially help you reflect on your actions.

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3 Ways To Become Wise!

3 Ways To Become Wise Wisdom is the ability to make sound judgments and choices based on experience. So what does it take to cultivate wisdom? Tim Shurr explains! Cultivating wisdom is a deliberate choice that people can make regardless of age and intelligence. Here’s how to develop it: 1. Don’t Jump To Conclusions.  Aim to understand, not judge! 2. Look Beyond What’s Best For Yourself.  Seek out Win-Win situations. 3. Focus on purpose over pleasure.  Control over instant gratification. That cookie might taste good now, but being thinner and healthier will feel good for years!

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5 Ways To Create “Job Happiness!”

5 Ways To Improve Job Happiness 1. Take personal pride in your work! (Be self-validating) 2. Get active! (Take a walk at lunch.) 3. Validate other employees. (Look for ways to lift others up and you’ll be lifted naturally.) 4. Teach people how to best motivate or manage you. 5. Turn your car into a supportive spa. (Set the tone for the day or unwind before getting home.)

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