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Old 10-13-2011, 02:00 PM   #61
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I have read several of those and would add to your list "The Millioniare Next Door" by Stanlet & Danko . It will change your prosective of the wealthy.....I got a condo on Fort Myers Beach to pay for...lol
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Old 10-13-2011, 02:04 PM   #62
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I have read several of those and would add to your list "The Millioniare Next Door" by Stanlet & Danko . It will change your prosective of the wealthy.....I got a condo on Fort Myers Beach to pay for...lol
Do you ever rent it out or are you there all year?
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Yes I rent it out during the winter months.
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I think alot of whether a book is really good or not depends on whether your ready for the information.

In my case, I read the "The E-Myth" by Michael Gerber in 1990 having just gone bankrupt in my business. So, I guess you might say I was ready for it.

After reading it, I contracted with their consulting business and thats when I transitioned from not only being an electrician, but also a business person.

To this day, 21 years later, I still refer to his material and have participated in his E-Myth Mastery Program as recently as last year.

Other books to read:

Anything by Ellen Rohr or Frank J. Blau Jr. is good for finances.

Anything by Zig Zigler is good for motivation as well as Tony Robbins, Dale Carnegie, Jack Canfield and host of others I can't think of right now without being in my home office and reading them off the book cases.

Anything by Jay Conrad, Seth Goodin, Roy H. Williams, Sanders, Adams Hudson and a bunch more I'm probably forgetting is good for marketing.

Anything by Zig Ziglar, Deep Sussman, Dale Carnegie, David H. Sandler, Tom Hopkins and buch of other people I can't remember right now for sales training.

I like Jack Welch, Lee Iacocca and Bob Prosen's books too.

Lots of good reading material out there and alot of it you can get in audio format and listen to it in your truck or car.

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Thanks a tone. iTunes has quite a few audiobooks available.
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The way you approach a situation can have a profound affect on the outcome. Keep your mind open and stay positive. "Never" is not a good way to look at anything. Tony Robbins can explain these ideas. You can't argue with success. People that "make it" don't like being told what to do. The wiseman always says "tell me more".
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Who moved my Cheese by Spenser Johnson I read it just before going out on my own.
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Yeah, hem and his pale haw great story/lesson.
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More like Who Cut The Cheese
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It makes for a much more pleasant viewing experience plus you dont have to sift through all the stupid childish posts.
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It makes for a much more pleasant viewing experience plus you dont have to sift through all the stupid childish posts.
Does that mean you have ignored yourself?
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I have read several of those and would add to your list "The Millioniare Next Door" by Stanlet & Danko . It will change your prosective of the wealthy.....I got a condo on Fort Myers Beach to pay for...lol
Cool, I might have worked on it. If it was built in the mid seventies.
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Also Think And Grow Rich by Napolean Hill and The Dynamic Laws of Prosperity by Catherine Ponder. Sales books by Tom Hopkins too. Also "out of the bucket". Great stuff....

Flyboy thanks for the contractorselling.com link. I signed up and am considering sending someone to the training. The site has a lot of good information and a very usable flat rate book.

We were considering joining Nextstar but that site is a far less expensive option for what seems like similar programs- at least as far as the sales training piece. I'm not sure about operations though. It is a great site and I'm finding it very valuable. Thank you for sharing it.
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Cool, I might have worked on it. If it was built in the mid seventies.
No it was built in 1999 I would recommend anything later than late 90,s post "Andrew" codes are way higher!! I love steel reinforced concrete for florida lol!
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