Bob speaks for corporations and associations internationally, including fortune 500 companies, franchises, and numerous direct sales organizations. He is coauthor of the International Bestseller, The Go-Giver, as well as Go-Givers Sell More, The Go-Giver Leader, The Go-Giver Influencer, and author of the sales classic, Endless Referrals and Adversaries into Allies. The Go-Giver has been published in over 30 languages and has sold over a million copies. Join Bob on Clubhouse: @bobburg

Consciousness Defined

Last post centered around a quote by Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung, who wrote, “When an inner situation is not made conscious, it happens outside as fate.” And, since most of our emotional junk lies within our much larger unconscious — thus it isn’t usually even considered — there’s a good chance it will manifest as…

Unconsciousness and “Faux Fate”

Recently, I read a “Twitter tweet” by one of my many great friends from “Across the Pond” Natalie Lamb, who quoted the Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung: “When an inner situation is not made conscious, it happens outside as fate.” Wow. Wow. And, Wowee Wow Wow! How often do we find ourselves in uncomfortable positions or…

News You Should Know

In the news today…somewhere in your town, someone did a really good and kind deed for someone else. Oh, it probably won’t be reported on the nightly newscast or in the  morning newspaper. But, rest assured, it did happen. And, it actually does quite often. In fact, you might have even been the one that…

Avoid “Bristle Words”

In past articles, we’ve looked at words and attitudes we can take that will almost immediately give us the edge in bringing a potential conflict to a mutually beneficial, win/win solution. From a pleasant, sincere smile to, what I call, “apologizing in advance” when having to take someone away from what they’re used to doing,…

“I Appreciate Ya’”

After completing a quick purchase or other business transaction with someone, instead of just saying “thank you”, let them know you appreciate them. A genuine smile and a quick, “I appreciate you” or “I appreciate ya’” works just fine. It’s that little extra special touch that separates you from everyone else – even the polite…

“Going to the Balcony”

Being in control of our feelings and emotions doesn’t mean we ignore them and shut them down. It does mean we stay in charge of them. In other words, we control them rather than vice-versa. But how? While we’ve explored this topic in past articles, let’s look at another way; this in response to a…