A story of two shoe salesmen.

You are ten times bigger than you think!

Problems with sales territories

Have you heard the story of the two shoe salesmen? One set new company records month after month, won awards, trips, and bonuses. He was happy and enthusiastic. The other hardly made a living. Same product. Same prices. Same offers. What was the difference?The manager conducted a big review. He asked the salesman with low […]

You are ten times BIGGER than you think

An unremarkable story of an ordinary man

You are ten times BIGGER than you think This story illustrates ways in which you are ten times better than you think. You are a whole lot bigger. In many cases, up to ten times bigger. If you are anything like the man in this story, you might be 500 times bigger. I tell you […]

You are ten times better than you think

You are a star in waiting

I don’t know whether the mathematics can be proven. You might only be 5 times better, or even 0.5 times better. I don’t actually know how much better you are than you think you are. It’s just a catchy headline and speech topic I use. By the way, I am never in fear that there’s […]

Would you like to swing on a star, or be the star itself?

You can be a star

“Swinging on a Star” is an American pop song introduced by Bing Crosby in the 1944 film ‘Going My Way’. It won the Academy Award that year for best original song The music was composed by Jimmy Van Heusen and the lyric by Johnny Burke. You will recognise it from the chorus Would you like […]

New book ‘I used to be dead’ launched

It's based on a true story

3D image of Colin Pearce's new book I used to be dead

Options a-plenty for a new book As an author of a new book you have several choices when your book is ready for sale. You can leave it up to the publisher. They’re usually busy with their next publication so you have to do your bit. You can sit back and wait for the blue […]