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"Barbara Corcoran Interview: No Such Thing As Life Balance"

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 6:39am 4 Comments

"The Sales Moment; Issue #184

Do you think it is possible to find balance between work and family?

In my recent interview with Shark and Real Estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, I asked her how she deals with prioritizing her busy schedule and family time. She told me that she pursued a balanced life for…

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"The "R" Factor"

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 6:05am 2 Comments

Last week I sat in meetings with a few dozen salespeople. Many of them were at the top of their game earning a six-figure income year in and year out.

As I often do in these situations, I observed them to determine what they are doing that other salespeople are not. There were no similarities in appearance, background and personality. Some were articulate. Some were not. One guy in particular could never be identified as a salesperson; however, he is one of the top salespeople in the…

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Just Cruisin'

Posted on September 7, 2012 at 7:36am 3 Comments

Fall is almost here and before you know it we are going to be shoulder deep in the Christmas season! Along with that season, comes some pretty cold weather, especially here in TN. Personally, I can’t wait until February. Why? Because that is when my wife Lesa and I take our annual escape to the Caribbean! Every year we join Dan and Joanne Miller for their 48 Days Cruise. This year’s theme is Wisdom Meets Passion.…

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"Mile Wide...Inch Deep"

Posted on January 9, 2012 at 7:50am 2 Comments

This phrase has been used to describe a characteristic of people who may be impressive at first, but after you get to know them, they are found to be shallow and unimaginative. In another instance, it could describe a person’s knowledge or intelligence. They may know a little about everything but nothing substantial about a given topic.…

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"Selling Ice To Eskimos"

Posted on July 12, 2011 at 6:40am 7 Comments

This phrase falls in line with a multitude of sayings people have created to portray a great salesperson. I understand this is considered a form of flattery and is meant to say that a person has mastered the art of persuasion, but have you ever considered that this may be a negative statement about a salesperson?

Wiktionary describes “Sell ice to Eskimos” as (idiomatic), To persuade people to go against their best interests or to…

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"Loy, first of all, let me apologize for the delay in getting back to you. Yes, I did do inside sales and made the transition to outside sales. I loved it and continued to do it my whole career. Mainly because I love the face to face contact. I like…"
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Profile Information

How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
Through my relationship with and following Dan Miller.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
I work in sales, speak train and coach individuals on communication and sales through Marrs Coaching.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
Build Marrs Coaching to a full time enterprise and control my time and destiny.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
My wife and I would like to travel more.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
I thrive in relationship situations and have made a living in sales developing and maintaining solid customer relationships. My profile describes me as a Motivator. I enjoy speaking to an audience or working one on one. I also believe in the individual. We all have our own unique gifts.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://www.marrscoaching.com
If you have a product or service to promote (now or in the near future) this is your shot to state it! Say all you'd like:
Personal and Small Business Sales Training and Coaching. Personal Career and Life Coaching

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At 5:29am on September 7, 2012, Rose Gauss said…

Hi Pierce,

I hope you have a wonderful day!!!!

_Rose

At 4:26pm on July 6, 2012,
Group Leader
Joel Boggess
said…

Hi Pierce,

Thank you for helping us zero-in on our new look. We sincerely appreciate your willingness.

-joel

Hear our podcast with Michael Hyatt.

At 3:44am on December 5, 2011, Mitch Kriegh said…

Thanks Pierce,

So I am thinking you are very close to the Franklin area?

At 7:47am on November 20, 2011, Archie Winningham said…

You're the man, Pierce! Have a very blessed Sunday, my friend.

-Archie

At 12:48pm on November 14, 2011, Martha Dominguez said…

Hi Pierce!

I'm very glad to share and learn about you.

At 6:04pm on June 29, 2010, DebraCreates Lynn Crabtree said…
Thank you Pierce,
I know i will be contacting you to work with you about my dreams but first I have to get my ducks in a row, ie relocate.
Are you a part of free agent academy?
Again I am so glad I got to meet you!
Shalom,
Debra
At 5:50pm on June 29, 2010, Henry Matlock said…
Pierce,

I am glad we met and I am looking forward to learning more about the cruise.

All the best!
At 9:42am on March 9, 2010,
Group Leader
Pierce Marrs
said…
Cliff,

Cliff,

Thanks for the welcome! I talk with Andy about you all the time. I spoke to Dan the night after you had spent the day at The Sanctuary working on his stuff and he was excited. I look forward to getting to know you.

Let's talk soon.

Pierce
At 8:57am on March 9, 2010,
Group Leader
Cliff Ravenscraft
said…
Pierce,

Just wanted to thank you for joining the Podcast & New Media group here on 48Days.net. I've been hearing your name a lot when I talk with Justin L. Andy T, Dan & Kevin M., & Chuck B. So much that I almost feel like I know you.

I look forward to connecting with you at various times throughout this year and turning the feeling into a reality!

Blessings!
Cliff
At 12:24pm on March 3, 2010, Shaun Golden said…
Hello Pierce,
It was a pleasure to meet you on the cruise! So great to connect with so many like-minded individuals. I'm new to 48 Days, but I'm feeling like family already. Thanks for the friend add. Many Blessings!
Shaun
 
 
 

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