Mondays with Mike

Employee Boundaries for Social Media

Hi everybody, this is Mike Staver, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Pretty much like you, probably like you. Here’s the question this week: We recently held performance reviews and a staff member did not take the constructive criticism very well. The staff…

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Tooting Your Own Horn

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Well, I don’t know if they’re just like you, but they’re questions. You ready? Here we go. Mike, recently I learned that I was selected to receive a prestigious award later this…

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Dealing with Team Negativity

Hi everybody! Welcome to Mondays with Mike, I’m Mike Staver, which would make sense. Here’s this week’s question: I’m a leader of a group of 25 salespeople who have recently become negative, complaining, impossible to please crybabies. It makes me crazy! Why do you think they all have gone sour? Any thoughts on what I…

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What Does it Take to be a Critical Thinker?

Hi everyone, I’m Mike Staver, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people like you. Here’s this week’s question: Our EVP (Executive Vice President) says we need to start developing a group of people who are better critical thinkers.I did not raise my hand and say “What exactly…

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How Can I Deal With Difficult Customers?

Hi everybody I’m Mike Staver, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people like you. This week’s question, pretty straightforward: Dear Mike, what’s the easiest way to deal with a difficult customer? I’m in real estate sales and occasionally have difficult customers. If you’re in real estate sales…

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What To Do When Your Business Runs You?

Hi everyone! This is Mike Staver, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions sent in from people just like you. Here we go: Dear Mike, I’m feeling frustrated, tired, and burnt out with my job. I don’t enjoy it, I don’t want to do it anymore, and actually I’m…

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How Do I Stay Motivated When Sales Are Slow?

Hi, I’m Mike Staver, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: Dear Mike, sales jobs are difficult in my experience, and being a salesperson, I realize how difficult they are. How do I stay motivated when sales are slow or…

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Why Are People Afraid to Make Mistakes?

Hi, I’m Mike Staver and this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question, and this is a great question – they’re all great questions, you guys do a great job. Dear Mike, if it is true that we learn from our…

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When You Don’t Want to Talk with Your Partner

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver and this is Mondays with Mike. This is a weekly video show where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: Dear Mike, my life partner and I are very, very different. I suppose that’s what makes us a great couple and gives us the challenges…

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Top 5 Rules for Going on a Date

Hi everyone, I’m Mike Staver and this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: Dear Mike, I know you’re non-traditional and unconventional in every sense of the word. So I’m going to ask a non-traditional question! Good for you – I’m…

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