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The year I ruined Thanksgiving

The other day one of my kids said to me, “Remember the year you ruined Thanksgiving?” I was a little taken aback because I had no recollection of that incident, so I asked him to explain. He went on to recount how I made a big Italian dinner instead of traditional turkey with all the […]

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I stepped into a time machine yesterday

Happy Friday. Yesterday, I had a unique experience of speaking in front of 50 magicians at an event my long-time student Brad Ross put on. Fifteen years ago this month, Brad attended one of my first “Bootcamps” for magicians, became a successful illusionist for Disney, and ended up buying my information business for magicians. During […]

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Mr. Fix It Strikes Again

I have been on a non-stop marathon tour. Two weeks ago, I was in AZ for a one-day launch with a client. I was in Nashville, where I spoke at a high-level mastermind meeting, I’m in West Palm Beach for a speaking gig, and tomorrow, Karen and I go to Orlando to check out the […]

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Italian dinner and wine pairing sales secrets

Tomorrow, I’m making an Italian dinner for four friends. A couple of our guests are vegetarian, so I’ll be serving meatless courses. Here’s the menu. (For the record, there is a sales lesson here.) Course 1: Cheese Trio with Truffle Honey (Pecorino, Parmesan Reggiano, Ricotta Bruschetta) Prosecco  Course 2: Cannellini and Escarole Soup with Garlic […]

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{Part 3} A devilishly clever method for attracting leads

Boo! Did I scare ya? Today, in the final part of our unnamed series about attracting clients, I’m going to share with you a simple tip that produces spooktacular results. I’ve mentioned the use of an oversized postcard to generate leads when I sold Magnetic Marketing. There is stellar sales copy written by Dan Kennedy on […]

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{Part 2} A frighteningly powerful system for attracting clients

Yesterday in part one of this unnamed series, I gave you a list of all the tools I used to sell Dan Kennedy’s Magnetic Marketing program like a man possessed. Today, I’ll lay out the complete system I used that is so powerful, it’s frightening. First, the offline components: I mailed an oversized postcard, packed with copy, […]

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{Part 1} The doggone truth you need to hear

Over the next three days, we’re going to talk about the truth of what it really takes to generate a lead and then turn that lead into a customer, client, or patient. There will be no sugar-coating of the process. You’re going to discover the whole truth and nothing but the truth. To illustrate the […]

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A 3 minute exercise for you today

I’m looking over the snow-covered Colorado mountains as I write to you today and thinking about how grateful I am. Yesterday, after speaking, I had the privilege of having someone telling me that my work has changed their life. Wow, what a  beautiful and humbling experience. Sometimes we get so caught up in sales, marketing, […]

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Video: When Salesmen Guilt Trip You

Let’s move into the weekend with a little bit of humor. Enjoy! Dave “Funny Friday” Dee P.S. Save the date! On Thursday, October 24th, at 3:00 PM ET, I’m doing a brand new, never seen before, training with an Emmy Award-winning director, titled,  “The NEW Way To Create A High-Quality Online Video Course, That People […]

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The missing link of lead generation

There is something that almost everyone misses when it comes to lead generation, and it costs them DEEnero and time. I’ll tell you what that is, first let me remind you that today at noon, I’m conducting a live webcast for folks who sell professional services. I’ll be talking about a complete system for attracting […]

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Add this for big profits with little effort

I just came back from my annual physical. I go to a concierge doctor, so there is no waiting. I check-in, and the doctor sees me. You’ve got to love that. Years ago, my doctor made the switch from seeing as many patients as he could to having a select group of patients pay a […]

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My “Dawn of the Dead’ experience

Have you seen the horror movie “Dawn of the Dead?” Well, last Friday night, when I took Karen to Perimeter Mall to do some birthday shopping, I felt like I was in the movie before the zombies showed up. The mall was dead. Nordstrom’s was a ghost town. The store even looked different. There were […]

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