Michael Alden Interview- Greater Success Just Requires A Little More Effort
Do you want greater success at work and in your career? Making small changes to reach your goals is key. 5% greater effort is a small number but it will make a difference in your life.
Increase results, not activities, by 5% More – Don’t focus on activities, focus on results. Looking at how to increase your results, even by a small amount, will help you recognize and eliminate actions that waste your time. Save your company 5% More – If you can identify a small change that can save your employer thousands of dollars, you will increase your net worth to the company. Discussing that savings during your performance review will help you get a raise. Work 5% longer – Putting in an extra few minutes at work each day seems minor, but completing an additional task, week after week, will help you increase your chances for promotions and raises.
If you are a business owner, Do something 5% differently than your competitors: Be a little more creative and think a little bit harder than your competitors. Whether it is going the extra mile in customer service, or offering a product that's just slightly better than that of your competitors, makes the difference in winning sales. Motivate your team to give 5% More: Your business will never grow, if your team keeps doing the same thing over and over again. Invest 5% more in training and supporting them, so that they can do the best job possible.
Joining us for our discussion on Greater Success Just Requires A Little More Effort is Michael Alden who is calling in from his Beverly MA office. Michael Alden is the founder and CEO of Blue Vase Marketing, a multi-million dollar marketing firm that has been ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private firms in America. Alden is also a recipient of SmartCEO Magazine’s 2016 Future 50 Award. A successful serial entrepreneur, who hosts his own podcast and a writes a popular blog, Alden is a speaker and regular guest on television and radio throughout the country. His first book Ask More, Get More was a national bestseller. His latest book is 5% More: Making Small Changes to Achieve Extraordinary Results.