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

No Trivial Arguments

I recently tweeted a quote from Napoleon Hill that he considered one of the “14 Secrets to Success” (from his book, The Magic Ladder to Success). The quote read: “I enter into no arguments with people over trivial matters.” It reminded me of a situation last week when I nearly allowed myself to fall into…

Oh, Those Basics

Whether in business, interpersonal relationships or sports, it’s the fundamentals; the basics, that will make or break you in terms of success. I thought about that this weekend as I watched my Florida Marlins lose their second two-out-of-three game series in a row, first to the Houston Astros, then to the Atlanta Braves. This after…

Standing Out

My friend, Patricia Fripp, built her fortune, first as an owner of salons, and then as a speaker and author, by living the following principle: “Don’t concentrate on making a lot of money, but rather on becoming the type of person people want to do business with.” “What!?” you may be asking. “But, Burg, you…

The Power of Third-Party Credibility

A quote by David H. Comins reads, “People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.” Humorous, yes. And profound! Although I believe Mr. Comins was pointing out the universal respect people have to this day for the wisdom of Benjamin Franklin, his quote leads us to…

The Ten Pathways to Positive Speech – Part One

Gossip may be defined as any type of harmful or hurtful communication that is not absolutely necessary to share. Gossip can ruin lives, assassinate reputations, split families, alienate friends and destroy businesses. On the other hand, a gossip-free environment leads to peaceful lives, healthier relationships, and overall prosperity. Yes, the gift of speech is a…