Is The American Dream Alive?

2017-11-30T12:05:07+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Core Consultants, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dear Nikken friend, Years ago, Tom Hanson told me a story that’s really stuck with me. Tom often drove by a beautiful home situated on an impressive hill. One day curiosity and courage came together, and he turned up the long driveway, knocked on the door, and introduced himself to the homeowner. Alex turned out [...]

Do something special with your life!

2017-08-24T09:54:49+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , |

Do something special with your life! Is it simply a happy coincidence  that Lou Holtz is an amazingly successful coach and human being? Paul J Mayer said that:  "Goal setting is the most important aspect of all improvement and personal development plans. Confidence is important, determination is vital, certain personality traits contribute to success, but [...]

The Power Of Affirmation

2017-11-30T12:06:29+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

What do you think about?  This is an important question because our life is what our thoughts make of it. These are ideas that have changed my whole life. We really do become what we think about.  We can direct our lives by directing our thoughts. One of my first teachers concerning this all-important subject [...]

Telemarketing Perception Check: What is your self-fulfilling prophecy?

2017-05-14T01:31:29+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Core Consultants, Dave's Musings|Tags: , , , , , , |

March 31, 2017 | Dave Johnson You are in the prospecting business! Growing a business entails consistently sharing Nikken with other people. You have started a business where it all starts and ends with your ability to put people on a list, call them, and get them to meet with you. Do you want to get [...]

Exploring the Core Values: MEET & TALK

2017-07-21T13:35:27+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Core Consultants|Tags: , , , , , , , |

March 22, 2017 | Ben Woodward Meet and Talk. All other activities in your business flow from these two behaviors. When you meet someone new, the first objective is to get to know them and establish rapport. As you follow up with them and show genuine interest, you can develop [...]

Why Twitter?

2017-05-14T03:09:53+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Managing Your Online Presence|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

March 15, 2017 | Diana Hawley As an Independent Nikken Consultant, you’re likely exploring the various ways to enhance your marketing reach. You’ve probably heard the phrase “social media is the new word of mouth.” You may even realize that digital or web-based marketing is the next wave in advertising and that a good amount [...]

Exploring the Core Values: COMMUNICATION

2017-07-21T13:35:35+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: Core Consultants|Tags: , , , , , , , |

March 11, 2017 | Ben Woodward What Kind of Telephone Pole Are You? Many years ago two businessmen were traveling through cattle country in Argentina. A bush fire had swept through the land a few months earlier, leaving many fences and telephone poles burned to the ground. While the wires [...]

Taking Personal Responsibility For Your Home Business

2017-05-14T03:12:23+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Categories: Core Consultants, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , , |

February 11, 2017 | Ben Woodward Aristotle once said, “The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousand-fold,” (On the Heavens, book 1, chapter 5, lines 8–10).  If a baseball pitcher lets go of the ball just one inch away from where it should be released, the ball will end up [...]

Formulas For Success

2017-05-14T01:51:00+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Core Consultants, Dave's Musings|Tags: , , , , , |

February 3, 2017 | Dave Johnson You can’t kindle fire in others hearts until it is burning in your own. The power of your why is what motivates you through the grueling, mundane, and laborious task. All of the hows in life will be meaningless until your whys are powerful enough. Until you've set [...]

When Is It Advantageous To Use Your Personal Profile For Business?

2017-05-14T03:03:38+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Categories: Managing Your Online Presence|Tags: , , , |

January 30, 2017 | Magnetic Leaders As Independent Nikken Consultants look to social media to grow their business, professional etiquette comes to question. A generous application of common sense can guide anyone into deciding whether their existing personal profile should represent their business, but some objectivity from an outsider never hurts. [...]