An Independence Day gift for you, grasshopper

I’ll be celebrating the Fourth of July in Monterey, CA before hopping on a plane to go back home. It has been spectacular here! Although, the vino is a little too good if you know what I mean. Before I leave for a day of fun in the sun, I wanted to give you a gift. It’s a Psychic Sales …

My meeting with an 85-year old sales SUPERSTAR (A must read)

I had the coolest conversation yesterday with an AMAZING woman.   I’m in Monterey, CA with Karen’s family for a wedding. Last night I started talking to Sheila and discovered that she was a retired realtor. Her husband, Gerry of over 54  years, quickly spoke up and said, “And she sold over 700 homes.”   WHAAAAT? Say, again. 700 homes! …

A super-cool hypnotic sales technique and a confession

A super-cool hypnotic sales technique and a confession Last night I had an excellent eleven-course dinner with a wine pairing at L’Auberge in Carmel. The service and food were impeccable. Your fearless leader had a great time and mucho vino. As a result of this indulgence, I’m feeling a bit lazy today – heck, I am on vacation. So, I’m …

The cloudy skies of Carmel

Ah, I wax poetic. The wife and I drove through Pebble Beach on the famous 17 Mile Drive. It was stunning, breathtaking awe-inspiring and….cloudy. The clouds didn’t detract from the beauty of the location and, I would say, enhanced it. After soaking in the magnificence and power of the ocean and natural wonders, we drove to the resort we’re staying …

There’s not much worse than bad sushi

Yo! I’m sitting at the airport waiting to fly to CA for some fun in Carmel with the wife. Yesterday was our third anniversary, and our “romantic” celebration was to bring the kids to a sushi joint around the corner from our house. (This was Karen’s idea, just for the record.) There is a GREAT sushi place about 25 minutes …

Words of wisdom from Yogi Dee.

Every day, I do yoga. Usually in the morning but sometimes after a long day and on occasion twice a day. I’ve been practicing now for years, but I noticed I was doing it more and more sporadically with travel, starting my business up again, and other excuses. Because of my lack of consistency, I noticed more aches and pains. …

Dr. Dee’s Dumb Move Of The Week

It’s confession time, kemosabe. I’m going to tell you something dumb I did last week so that you can learn from it. Why would I do this? Because no one is perfect. Me? I’m only around 97.5%. 🙂 Last week I did a live web class. Registrations were great. The show-up rate was on par with what I usually get. …

Words of wisdom from an A-List Copywriter

The late Gary Halbert was known as the “Prince of Print” and the “World’s Greatest Copywriter.” Both titles he gave to himself. The first time I met Gary, we were both speaking at an Agora marketing seminar. I started my session and in walked Gary. I was nervous, to say the least. I had studied his materials intently and was …