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Robert Stevenson’s Thoughts on the Pursuit of Excellence


D.O.M.I.N.A.T.E

August 11, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

No one is going to hand you success, you must seize it yourself. The great Jack Welch, former CEO of GE, is famous for saying, “If you don't have a competitive advantage, don't compete." Find a way to dominate a space and be original. Have the attitude that you want to CRUSH your competition. How? A simple first step to domination is to do what others in your industry aren’t doing.



Why Most Salespeople Fail

August 5, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

I am preparing to present a program to the Florida Realtors Association. While doing research on their industry, I ran across two very disturbing statistics: 75% of Realtors fail in their first year and a total of 87% fail in their first 5 years. Wow! That is just shocking. SO, I continued on in my research to find out why do only 13% survive?



Do You APPEAR to be Smart or Stupid?

July 29, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

I think it is safe to say that none of us want to appear to be stupid. BUT, there are things we do that have a tendency to make us appear less intelligent. The last thing you want is for people to think … you’re silly, trivial, unintelligent, or worse yet, mindless. So, if you want to APPEAR SMART, may I strongly suggest you don’t do any of the following.



The World's Most Underrated Secret to Success

July 22, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

If I told you I knew the world’s most underrated secret to success, would I have your attention? If I told you that you didn’t have to be brilliant or talented to make it work for you, would that interest you even more? But, if I told you ANYONE could do it, would that take away from how valuable the information is? Would you be thinking, well if anyone can do, it must not be that great of an idea?



I CAN’T – Really?

July 9, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

CAN’T, is a harmful, destroying, and decisive phrase. To me, the finality of the phrase is scary. The moment you say it, you are giving up, surrendering, quitting, resigning to the fact that you can go no further, do no more, or finish. We all need to FEAR the phrase because the moment we accept one “I CAN’T” … we are opening the door to allow more.



Be Cautious of Easy

June 24, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

I believe success comes to those people who learn how to do the hard things. They accept them for what they are - difficulties they must handle if they plan on being successful. The first thing to understand about success is … it isn’t easy. The definition of easy is … requiring no great labor or effort, uncomplicated, unchallenging, painless, simple, without difficulty.



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