Firestorm Blog

Firestorm Update
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  • May 4, 2020

Firestorm Update

Wanted to let you all know what May is going to look like as well as some upcoming events and some good news from around the network! If you'd like to join other amazing professionals growing their bu...

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Small Business Resources
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  • Apr 2, 2020

Small Business Resources

Small Business Resources:If you have something you would like to add to the list, please email it to submit (at) myfirestorm (dot) comHow To Survive & Thrive Through This Pandemic – FREE 10 Day Tr...

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All About The CARES Act
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  • Mar 30, 2020

All About The CARES Act

As the premier B2B networking organization, our mission at Firestorm® has always been to serve the small and medium (SMB) size business community. SMB’s are the backbone of the US economy. According t...

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I've Got a List... So Now What
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  • Mar 11, 2020

I've Got a List... So Now What

This year we’ve been talking about and going through the steps of building your business. Last month we talked about How to Master the Art of Prospecting and we covered a lot of ground on how to defin...

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How To Master the Art of Prospecting
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  • Feb 13, 2020

How To Master the Art of Prospecting

“Our very living is selling. We are all salespeople.” ~James Cash PenneyI was having coffee with a friend the other day and the topic of sales came up. We are both salespeople and small business owner...

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Where the Rubber Meets the Road
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  • Jan 31, 2020

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

“Commitment is doing the thing you said you were going to do long after the mood you said it in has left you.”I went skiing a couple weekends ago with my wife and a couple friends. One of my friend...

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20/20 Vision
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  • Dec 19, 2019

20/20 Vision

Holy cow! Can you believe it’s a new DECADE?! That’s insane! I’m super pumped about it though. In fact, I’d like to start this off with a quote:“Most people overestimate what they can do in one yea...

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Finish Strong
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  • Nov 21, 2019

Finish Strong

20 years ago, in December of 1999, I was selling Cutco knives in Minnesota. I was part of the Division office and we were in the running for a big award; the sword of Excalibur. If your office sold...

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Consistency
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  • Nov 4, 2019

Consistency

My wife and I watched a movie recently called Jiro Dreams of Sushi. It was about a 94 year old sushi master named Jiro. He is the owner of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a restaurant in a Tokyo subway station th...

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Review
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  • Apr 2, 2019

Review

Man, I can't believe it is the first day of the second quarter already! Where does the time go?!In light of this thought I wanted to talk about review. Looking back on the past and assessing our perfo...

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I am a Salesperson
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  • Mar 14, 2019

I am a Salesperson

When you make the decision to start a business, it is usually because you love doing something, you are good at it, and you see a need in the market that you have the ability to fill. Most people don'...

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Mindset
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  • Feb 26, 2019

Mindset

It's the age old question; is the glass half empty or half full? The answer to which may give you some insight into how you see the world. It sounds too simple. Like it's a trick. There has to be some...

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Create
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  • Feb 19, 2019

Create

The picture above is one that I'm sure you are all familiar with. Four of our great leaders carved into the side of Mt. Rushmore by Gutzon Borglum.What is unique, if you look a little closer, is that...

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Perseverance
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  • Feb 12, 2019

Perseverance

Perseverance is one of my favorite topics. It's a word and a concept that I identify with. I love it because it doesn't insinuate that I need to be the smartest person in the room, graduated top of my...

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Routine
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  • Feb 1, 2019

Routine

That word, routine, conjures up different emotions and thoughts for me. On one hand I hate routine. It's boring, predictable, uninspired and lacks any sort of spontaneity that one would seek. Even the...

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Rest
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  • Jan 29, 2019

Rest

One of the things that I struggle with as an entrepreneur is this idea and culture of non-stop work. 100 hour weeks and no family life etc... and the idea that this is somehow normal and necessary or...

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To Risk Is To Grow
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  • Jan 22, 2019

To Risk Is To Grow

I went skiing with my wife this past weekend, as we do often. I've been skiing for longer than she has but we both strive to get better every time we go out. Go a little faster, turn a little harder,...

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Decide to Achieve Your Goals
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  • Jan 15, 2019

Decide to Achieve Your Goals

My friend, Chris, was in town for work last week and we had some time to hang out. A few days earlier the Dallas Cowboys had secured a playoff spot and would be playing that weekend in L.A. against th...

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How to Kick Ass With Your 30-Second Commercial
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  • Jun 13, 2017

How to Kick Ass With Your 30-Second Commercial

What can I say that hasnt already been said? Well, probably not much. But I can put my own twist on it.Youve probably heard and read a ton of stuff on 30 second commercials, or intros, or elevator pit...

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The Art of the Introduction
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  • Apr 3, 2017

The Art of the Introduction

Have you ever struggled with the best way to make an introduction between two people? Or perhaps you were looking forward to being introduced to someone only to be totally disappointed with the intro...

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How to Build a Target Prospect List
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  • Mar 6, 2017

How to Build a Target Prospect List

If you want to be successful in sales, you need to understand who your target client is and go after them! I’m all about efficiency and not wasting time and effort.I want an awesome ROI both on...

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5½ Tips for Building Relationships & Rapport
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  • Jan 31, 2017

5½ Tips for Building Relationships & Rapport

Whether you’re building a personal friendship or a business partnership, it all starts with rapport.We’ve all heard that word (hopefully), but what the heck does it actually mean, and most...

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How To Stack The Deck For A Record 2017, Today
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  • Nov 7, 2016

How To Stack The Deck For A Record 2017, Today

I woke up this morning and realized that daylight savings time had ended.I was super pumped to have the extra hour added to my day that allowed me to do something like write this post.At the same time...

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What is "networking"?
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  • Feb 1, 2016

What is "networking"?

I get asked all the time about networking. What is it? Should I be doing it? Why should I be doing it? How do I do it? Along with some disgruntled business people that have tried and failed to “...

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