How to Not Piss Off Your Prospects: Part Two

A Whackadoodle discussion on what happened when my early morning telemarketer called me back, and I offered to send him a link to the article he’d inspired. If you haven’t read it already, you should probably click here to read Part One before you read Part Two. An nearly true story by Lynn Marie Sager … Read more

Going into Sales? Learn How to Not Piss-off Your Prospects.

Inspired by real events, A story about an early morning wake up call in which I explain a Nine Step Sales Process one more time, along with why non-professionals give real sales professionals a bad name. My cell phone went off at 6:00 AM, and despite the fact that I had been up until 3:00 … Read more

How Can We Improve Our Influence?

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A Whackadoodle discussion about improving our influence, understanding motivations, and not getting manipulated by unethical others. We had just finished all her assigned homework, when she looked up at me with one last question before heading home. “So last time,” she began,” we talked about how to change the mind of someone who disagrees with … Read more

Reinforced Beliefs: Are They Limiting You?

A Whackadoodle discussion about Nun’s on the Bus, listening deeply, reinforced beliefs, and seeing past the limiting beliefs that your community might be reinforcing. By Lynn Marie Sager She came to our tutoring session with less energy than normal. Usually, she was bouncing off walls, full of stories, and excited to trade ideas. But on … Read more

How do I Question a Religious Fanatic and Open Their Mind?

A Whackadoodle discussion in which my student and I attempt to answer our first Dear Navigator question. How does one open the mind of a religious fanatic who has been radicalized? By Lynn Marie Sager “We finally got one,” she informed me as soon as I opened my door for our tutoring session. “Got one … Read more

Being Grateful for What I’ve Learned

A Whackadoodle discussion on Kailua Beach about being grateful while still fighting back. Including a thank you note to the Forty-Fifth President that may or may not be sent. A Whackadoodle discussion with Lynn Marie Sager I came up behind her as she sat bent over a picnic table scribbling away. I could tell from … Read more

GerryMander: A game you need to play at least once

I hear it all the time. What does it mean to gerrymander? How does gerrymandering work? What’s the problem with gerrymandering anyway? Well, gerrymandering is the practice of district map drawers to draw maps that ensure that their political party will always maintain a majority in both House and Senate. Gerrymandering is surprisingly easy to … Read more