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The Impossible Question

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The Impossible Question

How often do you say (maybe to yourself) “That’s impossible!”?

How often do you hear “That’s impossible!”?

How do you know that?

General George S. Patton was known for his quip, “How do you know that?”

So let me ask you:  “How do you/they know that’s impossible?”

The Impossible Question

Today I want to share with you one of my most favorite questions:  (actually three versions of the same question)

Joel Barker in his...

The Impossibility Question

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Excerpted from Chapter 12 of Just Listen with the permission of the author Mark Goulston

Birds fly, but people can’t. You can’t record music. You can’t market a Pet Rock. And you certainly can’t become a multimillionaire by selling books on-line. Why? Because everybody says so . . . or at least everybody used to. Of course, that was before somebody did each of these things.

If...

DON’T JUST ACT INTERESTED— BE INTERESTED

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Excerpted with the permission of the author from pages 59-61 of  “Just Listen”

As the old joke goes, “You can’t fake sincerity.” You can’t fake interest, either, so don’t try. The more you want to influence and get through to discerning and successful people, the more sincere your interest in them needs to be.

Recently, I was having lunch with an...

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