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Doug Wagner
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1 Day Workshop Sales Pipeline Optimization and Improvement You can’t grow your business significantly until you master sales in a way that works for you, your business, and most importantly your future customers. The trick is creating a bridge from need to value. Once you master lead conversion, you can... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Manifast News & Events
Thanks D. Shannon. It applies to so many parts of life indeed.
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About The Speaker Series The last event sold out and was a resounding success. The Speaker Series is intended to create a friendly environment for speakers, business experts and entrepreneurs to share their business lessons with like minded entrepreneurs, business owners and business leaders. There will also be lots of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Manifast News & Events
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Are you interested in increasing sales? Sales are the lifeblood of any business. If you don’t have enough revenue you can’t sustain your business let alone grow. This sets the frame to being it is all about you. But sales are not about you at all; so this mindset is... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Manifast News & Events
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Are you 100% happy with your sales? When times are good almost anyone can sell with some success. However, when times are a little more challenging or downright tough, you can find that the results from those skills you thought were working are... not so much. Let's face it, without... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Manifast News & Events
Thank YOU Brenda. Happy you found the post valuable.
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Sometimes lessons come from places you don’t expect and still impact you many years later. About 22 years ago, I was 28 and taking horse riding lessons. I rode English and if you are familiar with the style, the saddle... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Doug Wagner @ Manifast
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About The Speaker Series We are happy to be launching the brand new Manifast Speakers Series on Monday 13 April. The Speaker Series is intended to create a friendly environment for speakers, business experts and entrepreneurs to share their business lessons with like minded entrepreneurs, business owners and business leaders.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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Are you tired of being forced to raise chickens and grow vegetables in your garden every year to make ends meet in your business? Whether you attended "3 Essential Skills to Dramatically Improve Sales" or you are attending one of our sales workshops for the first time this is brand... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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Is your business set up to support you during challenging personal times or will it become an additional burden out of neglect; robbing you of income when you need it most and even potentially everything you've invested in it? Peter’s... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Doug Wagner @ Manifast
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Date Moved Are you interested in increasing sales? Sales are the lifeblood of any business. If you don’t have enough revenue you can’t sustain your business let alone grow. This sets the frame to being it is all about you. But sales are not about you at all; so this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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It is very easy to get into the habit of drifting from your strategic plan through inattention or chasing the shiny blue ball. We use all sorts of justifications for this but in general, it is better to complete the existing strategy than to change it constantly without thinking. Before... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Manifast Now
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Most entrepreneurs and business owners can pick and set goals. The problem is that without a concrete plan, the likelihood of achieving that strategy is greatly reduced. "However, the bridge between setting a goal and realizing that goal is the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at Doug Wagner @ Manifast
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1 Day - Sales Pipeline Optimization You can’t grow your business significantly until you master sales in a way that works for you, your business, and most importantly your future customers. The trick is creating a bridge from need to value. Once you master lead conversion, you can afford to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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Sales are the lifeblood of any business. If you don’t have enough revenue you can’t sustain your business let alone grow. This sets the frame to being it is all about you. But sales are not about you at all; so this mindset is dangerous. Most business owners think that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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Sometimes we set goals based on realistic but incremental accomplishments. Do more of the same except a little faster. Add 100 subscribers to our newsletter this month. This means hundreds of personal touch points; in person, on the phone or... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Doug Wagner @ Manifast
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Sales are the lifeblood of any business. If you don’t have enough revenue you can’t sustain your business let alone grow. This sets the frame to being it is all about you. But sales are not about you at all; so this mindset is dangerous. Most business owners think that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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As a business owner or entrepreneur, are you: Growing as fast as you want? Staying focused? Consistently implementing your plan? Pulled in too many directions? Getting the results you really want? Whether your goals are significant business growth, increasing profits or just making your business more manageable it all starts... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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Arsheen Dhalla had a vision to create an organization that would make a positive impact. The Daraja Foundation is the result of that vision. Daraja means “bridge” in Swahili. Which is embedded in their mission: “To build bridges between communities and work globally to improve living conditions, education and healthcare.”... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at Manifast Now
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“Sometimes we try too hard and it is like squeezing an uncut orange, the juices go everywhere.” I've written about forcing creativity before. But I turned it around and it was actually creative at that time. It doesn't always happen... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Doug Wagner @ Manifast
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I had the privilege of being a guest on the Money and Success show on WebTalkRadio a while back hosted by Anne C. Graham. How to keep your team focused on the destination and actually reach it was the topic we started with along with Manifast. Click here to listen. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Manifast Now
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Most business owners have great ideas about where they would like their business to be; the vision. Yet they have a hard time getting that nasty four letter word done so that they can achieve the results they really want. Sometimes it is motivation. Sometimes it is carving out the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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The event is being postponed. Introduction and Pizza Meeting To celebrate the revitalization of Calgary Small Business Networking Meetup Group we are holding a networking event at our location. Let's connect, learn about each other's business ventures, ideal clients, needs and of course... network. We will also be looking for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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Most business owners will look back at 2014 and wish they had done some things differently. They might have even done okay but still think they could have done a lot better; something held them back from reaching their full potential to: Grow sales and revenue Drive more profit Create... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at Manifast News & Events
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How did your business do in 2014? Most business owners would admit to having at least a few things they would like to have done better. Some people would really like to kick things up a notch. Whether your goals are business growth, increasing profits or just making your business... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at Manifast News & Events