A body in motion stays in motion, a body at rest stays at rest. Sir Issac Newton discovered the law. Meridith Elliott Powell made it her business. If you want to be successful today, you have to keep moving. Gone are the days of long and involved planning sessions, training academies and skill development programs. You need to innovate and change while your business is growing. You need new ideas and new programs that work with your schedule. The kind that develop your team while your still producing, and the kind that provide cutting edge skills that both motivate and create results.
Give you next conference energy, passion and action! Whether you’re leading, selling, or building a new company, your success is directly related to your ability to build relationships and connect. MotionFirst can show you how to “Plug Into The Power of Connection with customized programs and keynotes all designed to make networking easier, relationships more valuable, and results flow straight to your bottom line.
Meridith’s experience has lead her to speak with organizations and companies of all sizes and industries, from small intimate audiences to those that fill an auditorium. Meridith is available for keynotes, workshops and breakout sessions
I was sitting having coffee with a colleague who was sharing how his cold calling sales efforts were just not working. He happens to be one of those rare human beings who does not mind making cold calls; he came up through the business doing them. In fact, jobs he held in the past required him to make cold calls — upwards of 50 or 60 calls a day. Yuck -- it gives me chills just thinking about it.…Continue
Just last week, one of my favorite clients received a major honor: She learned she is among just five associates in her Fortune 500 Company selected to present at the organization’s national sales conference. The event, which will be held in California this March, is attended by more than 3,200 sales professionals and their leaders from across the entire company. For any associate, this would be considered an incredible honor, but for my client it is a dream come true. Not so much the…Continue
Do you set goals? I have to admit, early in my career there was nothing — I mean nothing — I hated more than goals. I dreaded that time of year when corporate would send down, from on high, their expectations of what they wanted and expected us to do. The goals were always high, always confusing, and always late. By the time they decided what our goals would be, we were already behind when we received them.
Unfortunately, that is how many of us look at goals: Something to be…Continue
I woke up this morning glad to be back to my routine: coffee, breakfast, a little news and a workout! It felt good after the holiday to be back to normal. As I started the coffee, still waking up, the lead story on the morning news caught my ear; partly because it was refreshingly positive and partly because it was the type of story that just touches the heart and draws you in.
The news anchor was reporting about a veteran — a young soldier who had lost his leg and was training for…Continue