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Yes, You Can Be Creative

If by chance you are not creative, or you feel you do not have a creative bone in your body, I am here to tell you that you CAN become creative—if you remove yourself from your current comfort zone.

Yes, I am giving you permission to get up, get out, and make more of the right people glad they know you. For some of you, this will prove to be a real stretch. For others, it will take a certain degree of discipline. For a few, it will be “a piece of cake.”

The first thing you must do is to rid your vocabulary of much of the negative self-talk you are currently feeding yourself. Nothing positive will ever come from you beating yourself up. There truly is no future in it.



Here are a few phrases that need to be exorcised from your current self-talk:

  1. I’m not a creative person.
  2. I was taught to follow all the rules.
  3. It is impolite to ask too many questions.
  4. I am not different.
  5. I always stay between the lines.
  6. There is only one way to get this done.
  7. I don’t want to appear foolish.
  8. I want to be practical.
  9. I must remain serious.
  10. I don’t want to tarnish my image.
  11. That’s simply not logical.
  12. That is not practical.
  13. It’s never been done before.
  14. It can’t be done.
  15. It didn’t work for them, so it won’t work for me.
  16. That sounds like too much work.
  17. I can’t afford to make a mistake.
  18. It will be too hard to administer.
  19. I don’t have the time.
  20. I don’t have the money.
  21. Yes, but…
  22. Play is frivolous.
  23. Failure is final.


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There probably are more phrases worth eliminating, but I think you are beginning to get my message. I don’t care how you do it, and I don’t particularly care when or why. I am just strongly suggesting that you open yourself up to becoming more creative when it comes to building YOUR business.

In short, I want you to adopt my 12-Word Marketing Plan:

Get up; Get out: And make more people glad they know you.


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Mike Marchev is always looking for a few more proactive travel professionals to join his Sales and Marketing Club.

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