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Stop Stopping

Most people initially struggle in sales because they’ve been taking orders their whole life. When you were young, you did what your parents told you to do. Sure, you may have bucked up a time or hundred, but immediately you’d back down from rebelling once they slapped you back with one of those, “When you have your own damn place and pay your own damn bills, then you can do whatever the hell you want to do…but until then, you better do what the hell I tell…

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Added by Marsh Buice on December 20, 2018 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Whoa-mentum Days (WMd's)

You're gonna have your whoa-mentum days- those days where no matter how hard you worked, the wheels wobbled and maybe even flew off and you skidded into the end of your day saying, "Whoa!"  Whoa-mentum days jack you up mentally and the next day you have the choice to either carry yesterday's whoa-mentum forward, by thinking…

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Added by Marsh Buice on October 16, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

What's the 1 thing?

After losing 70 lbs many people ask me how I lost the weight and although I was excited to tell them all of the thoughts and methods that went into my no pill, no surgery weight loss, I found that I would lose them in mere seconds. At first, they were eager to hear, but when I exploded into my passionate ordeal, their eyes would glaze over with information overload.…

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Added by Marsh Buice on October 10, 2018 at 6:30pm — No Comments

You're w-w-welcome

Like 230 million other parents who didn't feel like cooking tonight, I decided to grab my kids something to eat from McDonald's. When I drove around to the speaker, I noticed the guy taking my order stuttered and immediately my heart bled for him because I used to stutter too. I stuttered so bad that my sister used to have to interpret what I'd just…
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Added by Marsh Buice on October 3, 2018 at 3:53pm — 2 Comments

Failure does define you

When you’re at low water mark in your life, people try to rescue you by saying that the failure you’re experiencing doesn’t “define” you. And I get it; the idea is to try to isolate the failure-to treat it as a one-time event and not a life without the possibility of parole kind of sentence.

You had no…

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Added by Marsh Buice on September 27, 2018 at 8:34am — No Comments

The Benefits of Thinking Small

When a cadet rings the bell and quits in BUDS Training he's gone instantly. Others say it's almost as if they guy just vaporized into thin air, but actually he is still around for weeks to come, it's just the other men aspiring to become Navy SEALS don't see him, but the instructors do. The instructors keep the guy around because they want to talk to him- not to…
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Added by Marsh Buice on September 19, 2018 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Without If, there'd be no need for What...

If everyday you woke up and weren’t tired….



If you were never sick…



If you never suffered the death of someone close to you…



If you never hit life’s walls- the sudden loss of a job you gave nearly half of your life to, the forced bankruptcy because the economy tanked, the 15 year ride or die marriage ending in divorce, watching your car get repo’d while you hold on to your 5 year old son for comfort, and/or the foreclosure of the only home your children…

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Added by Marsh Buice on March 19, 2017 at 11:04am — 2 Comments

"I want to see the No..."

Someone's always coming by the dealership selling "plate lunches." Good ole', waist-busting southern cooking such as Smothered Chicken with rice and gravy or Fried Fish and Crawfish Etoufee-these plates are so loaded down with food, you can literally hear the Styrofoam cracking when they hand it to you. 

Most vendors sell their dinners the same…

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Added by Marsh Buice on March 11, 2017 at 2:34pm — 5 Comments

Help them win

My 13 year old son has not had the best relationship this year with math. In short, math has kicked his butt so much so that he's almost given up. Last night I saw him sitting on the couch just staring at his math worksheet. Watching him out of the corner of my eye, he kept staring at it, but never would put pencil to paper. Noticing this, I sat down beside him…

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Added by Marsh Buice on February 23, 2017 at 11:44am — 3 Comments

This is your 1 photo op

Esquire Magazine writer Cal Fussman recounted a story about a reporter who had the opportunity to travel with the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali in the prime of his career. Running late and nearly sprinting through the airport to get to the gate in time to catch a flight, Ali looked over to see a woman nervously fumbling to find her camera so that she could snap a…

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Added by Marsh Buice on September 20, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Averages not singles

The guy who demands that you lose thousands to sell him a vehicle...

The lady who you can never satisfy in service-even at no charge...
The 3rd baseman who "used to be in the car business" just blew your deal....
The guy who snaps and goes off on you because simply because you Up'd him...
The couple you worked with…
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Added by Marsh Buice on January 11, 2016 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

How Cinematic Are You?

Alan Wenkus, the screenwriter for the movie Straight Outta Compton (the story of N.W.A., the group that pioneered gangsta rap) was recently interviewed on…

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Added by Marsh Buice on September 7, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Conditions Got You Here Not Circumstances

"Circumstances don't make the man, they merely reveal him." James Allen
Wrongfully, we blame our circumstances for the reason why we're  not having a good day, month, marriage, or life, but circumstances are the end result- it was your conditions that started it all. You don't suddenly go bankrupt, it was the day to day conditions of…
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Added by Marsh Buice on August 31, 2015 at 11:33am — No Comments

Thank You Mr. Vic

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Added by Marsh Buice on May 28, 2015 at 2:17pm — No Comments

They're Matters, Not Meaning

Showing up today matters. …

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Added by Marsh Buice on May 12, 2015 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

It's Painful...

It's painful....

  • It's painful to have the last 4 customers in a row tell you NO.
  • It's painful to have a deal slip right through your fingers-they agreed to everything only to have a family member show up and queer the deal. 
  • It's painful to believe a customer is…
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Added by Marsh Buice on April 2, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Give Sound bites, Not Insight

 Have you ever noticed that all head football coaches seem to say the same thing at a press conference? When boiled down, they invariably say something like "They're a good team; we have our work cutout for us; we'll be ready to play."  That's it! It makes you wonder why there are press conferences anyway-they give no insight into the challenges,…

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Added by Marsh Buice on January 10, 2015 at 9:14am — No Comments

Your Autosuggestion Has A Virus

If you've ever sent a text message or an email from your smart-phone, chances are you've had a run in (or 10) with the power of Autosuggestion. In an effort to save you time in today's hectic pace, computer programmers have programmed your phone to anticipate what you are about to say. Unfortunately, the programmed suggestion brought you the wrong…
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Added by Marsh Buice on January 9, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Dyslexia Of Your Goal

"Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal." Friedrich Nietzsche German Philosopher…

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Added by Marsh Buice on December 31, 2014 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Not EVERYTHING Is Disciplined

Maybe you think you're disciplined...

 You may be one of those who never skips a workout-no matter how pressing the day may be; always saves money-even when you've had a bad month, rises early-no matter how late you stayed up, or after losing 50 lbs, you vow to never indulge in anything that's been dipped, drizzled, battered, or fried again. Sure, like…
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Added by Marsh Buice on December 8, 2014 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

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