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12 Indicators of Relationship Decline

The CEO of a Fortune-100 company I was advising got an unexpected call from the CEO of their largest technology supplier. The technology company CEO said he was going to be in New York City the following week and wanted to meet up to review the relationship. They scheduled the day and time, and my […]

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Eight Strategies to Grow Your Business in Any Market Conditions

One of my clients, a global consulting firm, wanted to build a relationship with a Fortune-50 company in the Midwest. This company never used consultants, and my client had virtually no preexisting relationships with their management. However, my client was determined to win them over. They asked a senior partner to spend most of his […]

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Keep Your Clients for Life – It Starts With Clients Day 100

Why do some client relationships slowly diminish and die, while others thrive for years? A key secret to keeping clients for life has to do with treating old clients like brand-new clients. You can learn how to do this in the last chapter—Day 100—of my newest book, It Starts with Clients. Check it out here: https://amzn.to/2V7z0lG. […]

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Your Week 14 Challenge: Become a Person of Interest to the C-Suite

This is your final challenge in the 100-Day Client Growth program. Congratulations on finishing! This week, you’ll work on becoming a person of interest to senior executives. To complete this week’s challenge, be sure to read or listen to Week 14: Become an Irresistible Person of Interest in It Starts with Clients (pages 217-228 in the hardcover version). (If you […]

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Your Week 13 Challenge: Develop a C-Suite Relationship

You’re in the home stretch of the 100-Day Client Growth Challenge–just one more week after this! This week, you’ll apply strategies to help build a relationship with a senior executive by adding more “value for time” in your meetings. To complete this week’s challenge, be sure to read or listen to Week 13: Build Senior […]

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Week 12 Challenge: Create a Personal Promoter

I hope you’re enjoying these weekly challenges, and have been able to apply the clients-for-life strategies to growing your relationships. If you have any examples of progress you’ve made–client relationship successes large or small–please share them with me. I’d love to hear from you, and will confidentially highlight these examples in future emails (write me […]

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Week 11 Challenge: Bring Big-Picture Thinking to Your Clients

I hope you’re enjoying these weekly challenges, and have been able to apply the clients-for-life strategies to growing your relationships. If you have any examples of progress you’ve made–client relationship successes large or small–please share them with me. I’d love to hear from you, and will confidentially highlight these examples in future emails (write me […]

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Nine Reasons Why You Lose Clients – And What to Do About It

The playwright Oscar Wilde defined a gentleman as someone who “is never unintentionally rude.” Likewise, you never want to have a client relationship end unintentionally and without a sound reason. Unfortunately, relationships often avoidably come to an end. Clients usually just vote with their feet and don’t explain to you why they are not giving you any […]

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