Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Sacred Art of Questioning

…it applies not only to your relationship to the people and world around you, but also to God. Even though it is commonly said, I wonder sometimes how many people take it seriously and vigorously apply it to their lives. This little five word phrase may be the secret key that the proverbial Aladdin may have used in negotiating with his lamp is none other than-
IT NEVER HURTS TO ASK Continue reading

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Help From Neurophysiology

No matter how much neurophysiology can guide us- and I do believe it can be of great value, our sense of ourselves and our decision-making ways is tied to our spirits, which is a connection that has survived before and will survive after the many accounts and theories of man’s connection to his brain. That connection links us directly to narratives within ourselves that are wholly good, wise and nurturing and, when properly discerned, are worthy of our obedience and service….Here is a frame of reference that works every time; Do unto others as you would have them do unto you knowing you will live long and prosper here on earth.

Today look at what you have the ability to control. Focus on your personal goals and action plan. Look you best. Be your best. And expect the best. Continue reading

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High Alert for the Word No

…examine how and why a sensitivity to the hearing and saying of the word, ‘No” can have a tremendous impact on the sales process. …Although shortly we are going to get more deeply into cognitive science and the narratives, which often control us unconsciously, I just want to point out that the source of real wisdom is the deep connection within ourselves which ties our own sense of ourselves to Higher Power. Continue reading

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Advertising Extraordinare

None of these narratives are necessarily thought out consciously by the consumer and hence they are instinctive and not reflective. However, if someone knew about their symptoms and vulnerabilities and the dangers of the drugs and, after analysis, said ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ it could be reflective. www.SandraLaFlamme.com Continue reading

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Overcoming Negative Narratives by Triggering Positive Ones

The challenge of marketers, who only care about their product and not their consumer base (except for their pockets) is to find a way to overcome negative narratives by triggering positive ones. I’m drilling into this misuse as it places a black eye in the public view — for those of us who really look to bring the deeper truths and long lasting positive results when building a platform for transactions. Continue reading

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The Stuff We Can’t See

Some inner narratives are cautionary. They tell us to ‘hold the fort’ and therefore that might be a good thing. They may be reflexive in a sense, but they are giving us room to reflect. Other narratives are instinctive reactions to things that sound good- but are not based on analysis and reflection- Continue reading

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The Hidden Narratives Behind No

Even though you can’t always control your circumstances, you can make fundamental choices that will help you control your reaction to your circumstances and keep toxic input out of your brain. Continue reading

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Putting The Know in No

When this situation pops up with a Client, all I can think about until I find the answer is- how could I have busted up that “NO!”??? Continue reading

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How To Handle Excuses

If you are policy administrator for the wildlife conservation and sell the “head’ of a captive Lion or Giraffe to raise funds for your refuge – than you have put a price tag on life instead of value for future use: No one likes mistakes, especially at this level. Continue reading

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A Humanitarian Paradigm for Sales Needs More Than Science

Like everything else in this perplexing but fascinating world, potentially good science and technology can also be deployed selfishly and egotistically and in in-arguably negative ways. Continue reading

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