Dave Dee

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Guest Article From Karen: Confessions of a want-to-be vegetable gardener

Each spring, I excitedly run off to Home Depot to pick out plants for my summer crop. I have visions of an abundance of fresh vegetables and herbs. So much so that I bring baskets to my friends and neighbors. They are in awe of my gardening talents and praise me for their gifts. I […]

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How are you celebrating today’s momentus holiday?

Today is the perfect day for us to all come together and be one. Yes, my friend, it’s National Waffle Iron Day. It’s a day of pure joy and feelings of gratitude. Over the weekend, Karen and I celebrated our sixth wedding anniversary. I’m sure you’re aware that the customary gift is something made out […]

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Six years ago, I upped my game in a big bad kind of way

Six years ago today I married-up in a big bad kind of way. Today, Karen and are celebrating, so this is going to be short and sweet. Are you ready to take your game to the next level? A year ago, Inner Sanctum VIP, Mike Ski, decided to do just that. He joined the program, […]

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Why does a _______ have to do THAT?

Ah, the innocence of youth. Last night during dinner, (Yes, I am back on cooking dinner duty.), my stepson Jake who’s in medical school, asked, “Why would a doctor or lawyer need to learn how to sell? He was under the assumption that if someone had an advanced degree, selling wouldn’t be necessary. That’s okay […]

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Could one email change everything for you?

What is the first email you send to a new lead? Does it accomplish the following: Sets you apart from every other service provider in your market? Shows how deeply you care about the prospect? Lets them know that you understand their pain? It makes them feel like you know them on a deep level? […]

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Harcore lessons gleaned from door to door selling

You think you have a tough job? My stepson Zac is knocking doors this summer selling alarm systems in the hot Alabama sun. During his first week, he had some beginners luck and closed three sales in a week. Then reality hit hard, and he was shut out for two weeks. Did he quit? Helz […]

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It’s Taco Tuesday in Deeworld

It feels like it’s Father’s Day week. On Sunday, my son David made me delicious shrimp Po’ boys. Yesterday, my stepson Jake made amazing ramen for dinner. Today, Karen is making tacos. Wait a minute. She makes tacos almost every Tuesday. Hmm, so maybe that’s not exactly at Father’s Day treat, but it means it […]

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Gone Fishin’

I’m back in the saddle after a week off for some much-needed beach time. (I also need to get back into our home gym after all of the fried seafood and carbs I ate last week.) Karen I and watched some folks fish in the most chill way possible. They would cast their line into […]

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Because the night belongs to lovers

I’ve loved the Patti Smith cover of Bruce Springsteen’s song “Because The Night” since it was released in 1978. I just listened to it again before writing to you.  Hey, I know it’s nowhere near as powerful as Taylor Swift’s songs, but it’s held up pretty well. 🙂 Not only did I want to share […]

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Four words to set your sales on fire

When I was fresh off the turnip truck trying to sell radio advertising, my sales were abysmal.  Only the most motivated prospect would but from me. One day the vice president of the company was in town. She called me into her office and asked to hear my presentation. I didn’t have a planned presentation. […]

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Warning: A Psychic Octopus Is On The Loose!

Karen recently forced me to watch one of the worst Netflix series I’ve ever seen – The O.A. In an episode, a psychic octopus latched on to an angel living on earth to impart messages to her. No, I am not kidding or exaggerating. (Don’t even get me going about the “movements” that opened up […]

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Four minutes and ten seconds could change your life

Happy Monday, Kemosabe! I just completed my morning ritual. (You can watch a training I titled “The Motivated Entrepreneurs Morning Success Ritual” here.) In addition to mental, spiritual, and physical benefits, my morning ritual is a simple daily discipline that positively impacts the rest of my day. I encourage you to watch this four-minute and […]

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