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Thrive In 5

In five minutes or less, Tom will help you thrive in your business, relationships, and life.

How To Ensure Better Results

Here are four easy steps to turn your goals into outcomes.
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Dreams Into Reality

We take a look at how to make your hopes and dreams a reality with a simple conversion process.
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The Real Cost of Cheap or Free

Getting things cheap or free may end up costing you more than you think. Take a look at the actual cost of getting things free or cheap.
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Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs

Bottlenecks and breakthroughs can easily be misunderstood, so we break them down in a simple way to understand.
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Problems or Decisions?

You may think you have a problem, but the reality may be that you just have a decision you need to make. We take a look at the difference between problems and decisions on this episode.
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How To Think Through The Unexpected

Some quick tips on how to handle life’s unexpected twists and turns.
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The Four Agreements

Four agreements you should make with yourself in order to thrive.
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How To Avoid Bad Conclusions

We take a look at the difference between correlation and causation to avoid incorrect conclusions.
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Can you ensure change happens?

How To Ensure Change Happens

We take a look at how to make change happen by changing the systems you have in place.
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Farm Sense

We take a look at how working on a farm can teach us some vital skills to get better results in life.
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Which Lens Are You Using?

A camera analogy is used to explain how important our point of view can be.
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Is Your Offer Persuasive?

We take a look at what is involved in making a persuasive offer and how effective it can be for marketing and sales.
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Why We Don’t Implement

Reasons why you may not be implementing and the solutions to fix them.
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How To Improve Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Quotient (EQ) is explained in a way that is easy to understand. Become more intelligent by understanding your emotions.
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Marketing To Their Situation

4 easy steps for better marketing and more business.
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Determine the Best Action

We break down how to determine the best actions to take in any given situation with a simple graph.
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The Power of Good Questioning

Questions can be very powerful when used correctly. Take a look at the power of questions through the eyes of some of the greatest minds in history.
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How To Live In Einstein Time

We explore the theory of relativity and how the perception of time can make it work in your favor.
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How To Make Good Decisions

Join me as we explore the processes necessary to make good decisions.
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How To Ensure Forward Progress

We take a look at the obstacles that need to be overcome in order to ensure forward progress.
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Thinking Is Hard Work

Find a better way of thinking to help grow your business or personal life.
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Achievement Architecture

In this video I discuss the four building blocks of achievement architecture to help you reach your goals.
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Never Worry Alone

Worrying alone can have negative effects on your life. In this episode we help you through the steps to worry less.
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Your Words Are Your World

We take a look at what influence your words have on the way you live.
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Someday Is Not Your Day

Today is your day. We find your dreams and make them reality in this episode.
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Comparison Is The Killer

In this episode of Thrive in 5, Tom takes a look at the negative effects of comparing yourself to another.  
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Sick as Your Secrets

You are only as sick as the secrets you keep.
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How to Get Their Attention

Find out what it takes to get the attention of your prospective clients.
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Thrive with Five

Tom explores the effect of association on your personal success.
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Is Your Future Bigger Than Your Past?

Get in the right mindset to create a better future.
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How To Improve Your Systems

You’ve got systems, but are they improving? This should help.
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A Principle Of Success

If you wonder how to achieve a specific level of success in your life, this might help.
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How To Accomplish Things

As we begin a new year, it is imperative that you accomplish important things.
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Influence and Persuasion

Whatever you do in life, your ability to influence and persuade others is critical to your success.
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The Dark Side Of Obligation

Without a complete understanding of the implications of the obligations we have in life or work, they can become frustrating.
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Stuck & Unstuck

Do you know what to do when you find yourself stuck in a situation?
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Marketing With The Power Of One

The power of "one" matters a lot in marketing.
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Reactions to Success

How do you react when you meet or come in contact with a highly successful person?
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How To Get More “Yes” In Life

“Yes” is an important response. It matters in business, sales and personal situations when it comes to getting the outcomes you desire.
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The Secret of Mastery

Expertise, artistry and all levels of competence are obtained through this secret.
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Is Fear Holding You Back?

Fear has the ability to hold you back from achievement, accomplishment and success.
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The Accomplishment Zone

When you find yourself struggling to accomplish things and obtain results, there is a zone to avoid at all costs.
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Show Me Trumps Tell Me

Marketing and selling is often very “tell me” focused. But great marketers and sellers always understand the power of “show me” in their pursuit of a buyer.
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Are You In The Demand or Supply Business?

Demand and supply are two entirely different business types. Learn more about each type on this video.
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Assumptions, Expectations or Agreements?

Frustration is inevitable when you let assumption or expectation govern the relationships you are involved in. Learn how to get better results in this video.
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The Problem with Professional

Does your marketing seem professional?
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More Cheese, Less Whiskers

Your prospects are more like mice than you might know. Learn how to attract them and not scare them away.
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Productivity Secrets

If you spend much of your day feeling unproductive, here are some secrets for you.
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How To Make A Decision

If you are struggling to make decisions, here is an effective way to do so. 
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Local Search 101

A continuation on the web thrive theme.
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Pay Per Click 301

The final part to the Pay Per Click trilogy on Google AdWords.
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Pay Per Click 201

Google AdWords 201. The second part of the Pay Per Click series.
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Pay Per Click 101

Pay to get people to click to your website.
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SEO 101 Google

Get your page noticed! Google is where most of the action is, so you're gonna want to understand it.
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Search Engine 101

The basics of search engines are explored and explained. Understand what goes where and why.
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An Irresistible Offer

Arguably one of the most important things you can do in marketing and selling.
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Direct Mail Response Boosters

10 ways to increase the response rates in your direct mail campaign.
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Direct Mail Requirements

Get it delivered! Get it opened! Get it read! Understand the basics of direct mail marketing.
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Mailing Lists

One of the biggest client questions is addressed this week. The fog is cleared on mailing lists!
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Make Use of Emotional Drivers

Marketing and selling require an understanding of the power of speaking to the emotional drivers in your prospect.
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Being Different Matters

Your clients are looking for a way to distinguish you from others in the market. If they can't create a meaningful distinction they can only compare you based on price. Is that what you want?
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It’s All About Execution

At the end of the day, it's all about execution. Strategy and plans matter, but execution gets it done.
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Marketing Congruency

Your marketing can be significantly more effective when you ensure that all aspects of it are congruent.
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How To Get It Done Right

Systems are the secret to accomplishing things consistently and with quality. On this Thrive in 5, I outline a simple way to ensure you get it done right.
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The X10 Test

If you grew your business by a factor of 10, what would break? Learn more about the X10 Test and what it teaches you about your business.
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Show Up Like No One Else

You can dominate a market by understanding the power of force multiplication and employing it in your marketing.
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More Critical Marketing Numbers

These metrics might be the most important marketing numbers you need to know. They form the foundation of your marketing budget.
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Critical Cost Metrics in Marketing

In marketing, you have to know your critical marketing cost metrics. In this Thrive in 5 video, Tom talks about the big 3.
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Three Ways To Grow Your Business

There are really only three ways to grow your business. Learn all three today in Tom's latest Thrive in 5 video.
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How To Increase Conversions From Web

There are some simple things you can do to increase the conversion rate related to your web based leads. Check out this video to learn how.
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Lead Magnets

Within a client acquisition process, you need a way to move someone from being a prospect to being a lead. Lead magnets are one great way to make this happen. On today's video I explain them more fully.
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The Client Acquisition Process

In your marketing and sales system you need a process that allows you to determine where potential clients are relative to becoming a client. In today's Thrive in 5 lesson, I outline the initial phases and how you need to think about them.
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Marketing Monopoly

If you observe some of the most successful companies over the years, you'll discover they had a monopolistic type of dominance on the industry. You can too. Watch this week's Thrive in 5.
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How To Obtain Marketing Momentum

Marketing momentum is required to build a significant lead generation pipeline. In this episode of Thrive in 5 I discuss how to build marketing momentum for yourself. But don't expect it comes easy.
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Your Marketing Structure Matters

In this edition of the "Thrive In 5" we talk about marketing structure. Without marketing structure you tend to be reactionary when it comes to your marketing actions. Avoid becoming "Shiny Object" oriented and market your business with a set plan and strategy.
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