Articles by Howard Partridge

Tellin’ Ain’t Sellin’ – Don’t Underestimate the Power of the Question

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Do you know about the power of the question?
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Secrets of a Phenomenal “L.I.F.E.”

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Everyone wants a phenomenal life, yet few seem to be truly satisfied with all aspects of their lives.


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How to Have the Things You Want In Life

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Everyone wants to have a phenomenal life. No one wants an average existence, but you may be settling for that.


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It's Not What You Know, It's...

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Have you ever heard the phrase “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know?” Over the past 27 years in this industry, I have learned that all of business is about relationships. But what if it wasn’t just “who you know,” but “what you know about who you know?”
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The Four "M's" of Marketing

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Are you breathing a sigh of relief that winter is finally over? Are you relieved that now your phone is ringing? While the doldrums of winter and the lack of phone calls is still a recent memory, let me encourage you to avoid the same trap next year by ramping up your marketing while you are busy.


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The Phenomenal 747 Business Model - Part III

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So far in this series, I have shared that the first “7” in the 747 Business Model stands for the 7 Areas of a Phenomenal Life, and that the “4” stands for the 4 Pillars of a Phenomenally Successful Business.


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The Phenomenal 747 Business Model - Part II

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Last month I shared the first part of my 747 Business Model, the 7 core areas of life. I shared the one and only reason your business exists: to help you achieve your life goals.


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The Phenomenal 747 Business Model - Part I

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I recently had an amazing opportunity to go to Seattle with the world’s No. 1 leadership expert, Dr. John C. Maxwell.


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Finding Your Golden Nugget: The Value of Events

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The Golden Nugget: a nostalgic picture of the Las Vegas of times past. Recently I was at Connections, and I brought my wife and two of my managers with me.


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Policies, Procedures, and the "Miracle on the Hudson"

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One of the presenters at my Round Table event is a pilot. When he teaches systems, he loves to tell the dramatic story of the U.S. Airways jet that crash-landed on the Hudson River.
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