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Scott’s Thoughts: No Terms & Conditions

The man once dubbed “America’s rubber-faced fartsmith” by satirical news source The Onion, actor Jim Carrey had some sage advice to share at this commencement address for the graduating class of Maharishi University of Management on May 24th, 2014. The point that hit home for me was this quote:   “As far as I can tell, it’s just [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Cost of Yes

“Saying no to something is actually much more powerful than saying yes.” -Tom HanksAmerican actor and filmmaker. Is your default mode “yes”? For a lot of agents, building rapport is so important that “no” simply isn’t in their vocabulary. Eagerness to please, connect, and come across as a constant source of solutions can make “no” [...]

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