MCBRIDE FOR BUSINESS BLOG

Building Online Training:  Offering the Beta

July 2, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

One of the hardest things in business is getting from the theoretical to the applied. Getting from talking in a room and thinking about what customers might want to actually helping customers.

And this can be a real challenge for online training.

So how do you bridge the gap?

Enter the Beta

Beta testing is key – get some customers … Read the rest

Separating From Work

July 1, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

It’s been another Sunday.

It’s funny how many of my business friends that are making it to the next level are giving up working on Sunday. Some are even turning off their phone for the day.

I am not so mechanical on my days off but I think they are needed.  This Saturday and Sunday for me has been about … Read the rest

Interview:  It’s About Time

June 30, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

A few months ago the amazing Lea Woodford interviewed me on my book It’s About Time.

In this short interview I drop a number of Time Magicment(™) tips.

Check it out.

And my other book, Business Blunders, is also available at Amazon.

More books are coming so stay tuned! Make sure you are on my mailing lists below for updates.… Read the rest

Building Online Training:  Continuing the Impact

June 29, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

One of the biggest issues with online training – well any training — is making a continuing impact.

And online training is a world of opportunity.

Sure speaking live can make a real impact. A lot of people I’ve spoken to have come to me – even years later – and told me how my message changed their lives. And … Read the rest

Building Online Training: Listening to your audience

June 28, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

***This is a series of articles at the McBride For Business Blog that are designed to help those of you that want to build online training based on our experience building our online training.***

Online training is built to serve. At least the good versions are.

And if you are going to serve your audience you need to listen. They’ll … Read the rest

Building Online Training:  Changing the Format

June 27, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

***This is a series of articles at the McBride For Business Blog that are designed to help those of you that want to build online training based on our experience building our online training.***

Part of good online training is using what is tried and true. And as we mentioned in our blog on that point one of the things … Read the rest

Ethics in Selling

June 26, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Last weekend I did a program on ethics of selling. We had over 200 motivated people from the construction industry in the room.

And theme came up that didn’t really surprise me: very few people trust those that sell to them.

There was also another “BUT” from the discussion…

BUT those that do get trust build have a much easier … Read the rest

Building Online Training:  Using What is Tried and True

June 22, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

***This is a series of articles at the McBride For Business Blog that are designed to help those of you that want to build online training based on our experience building our online training.***

We over a variety of online training at McBride For Business, LLC – mainly through our PlanningDoneRight.com page.  Current courses include Doing Business in the US, … Read the rest

Finding Your Tribe (And Speaker Tips)

June 21, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Do you have a tribe?

You know a group of people that are like you and supportive?  (Even though I am a big fan of Do Business Differently(™) we all have others that are headed a similar direction).

I have a few tribes that support me.

Today I want to talk about my speaking tribes and how they help me … Read the rest

How I Get More Fun Things To Happen To Me

June 20, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

I have a fun life. I don’t say this to brag. I just say it because I want to inspire others.

I am very intentional about dreaming and thinking about where I want to be. It’s a theme you’ll find in most of my speaking programs.

And I am also very myself.

Some people find that weird. I mean I … Read the rest


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