How Successful People Think: Don’t Be a Hero, Talk with Your Peers

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“Shared thinking is stronger than solo thinking.”

How Successful People Think by John C. Maxwell, page 95

You are undoubtedly familiar with the phrase “two heads are better than one.” This is today’s message.

More and more people are following their dream of starting their own business and becoming their own boss. Although this sounds like an admirable achievement, it soon become evident that you bit off quite a mouthful.

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Because of the mass appeal travel is one of the hottest selections.

What most people fail to realize is that selling travel is more difficult than simply writing tickets and making reservations. It has become more important than ever to become well-versed in the marketing process.

Among other considerations the fact that there is more “noise” in the world with people trying to be heard, so much so that it has become extremely difficult to capture people’s attention, if for only a fleeting moment.

The result, more often than not, is one of frustration, self-pity, and loneliness. That is why it is more important than ever to team up with one or more like-minded individuals to pool not only your energies, but your creativity.

As most of you know, I communicate with two of my competitors on a regular basis. Stuart Cohen and Nolan Burris are my go-to people who happen to be classified as my direct competitors. In a sense, we use each other. I like to think that I help them refocus, re-energize, and recharge their batteries as much as they help me.

I’m certain that you are a smart individual. But this does not excuse you from the need of collaborating with other people’s ideas, experiences, and crazy thoughts.



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