Barry Clermont

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Name: Barry Clermont
Date registered: December 21, 2015
URL: http://barryclermont.com

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  1. Things Have Meaning: Be careful what you make fun of and don’t touch that thing! — September 13, 2017
  2. Change happens. Will you embrace it or run? — August 1, 2017
  3. Sales isn’t for everyone but is it for you? — July 8, 2017
  4. Babe Watch, er Baywatch. Something For Everyone! — June 3, 2017
  5. Fair, Firm and Friendly. Are we forgetting the three F’s? — May 31, 2017

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Sep 13

Things Have Meaning: Be careful what you make fun of and don’t touch that thing!

Photo of chair

Things hold memories. We tie meaning to objects and get hurt when those are made fun or defensive if someone tries to take them away. Things Have Meaning Some things bring joy, others heartache. Most of us have at some time or another had things like paintings, records or maybe special sweaters that caused a …

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Aug 01

Change happens. Will you embrace it or run?

I believe change is one of the scariest things in life. The problem is you can’t stop change. The question then becomes will you embrace it or run? You Can’t Stop Change Whether it’s career, environment or just about anything in your life, the only thing you have control over when it comes to change …

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Jul 08

Sales isn’t for everyone but is it for you?

We often hear people with MLM opportunities say “anyone can do sales”. Bull roar! Sales isn’t for everyone but is it for you? What is “Sales”? Believe it or not, those MLM folks are partly right about sales. We all sell every day. Wife convinces husband to watch a favourite show. Child convinces a parent …

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Jun 03

Babe Watch, er Baywatch. Something For Everyone!

movie projector

The new Baywatch movie is pure entertainment and has something for everyone. Well worth the money to go and see! Baywatch, The Movie Baywatch is full of gratuitous sex and violence, and that’s OK! Caveat: this is my opinion only. I have no special background that makes me an authority on movies other than I …

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May 31

Fair, Firm and Friendly. Are we forgetting the three F’s?

Two people and scales

When I first went into management, my manager at the time gave me a piece of advice I never forgot. He said “always remember The Three F’s: Fair, Firm and Friendly. In that order. Fair, Firm and Friendly This approach really applies to all areas in life. Whether dealing with a partner, children or staff, …

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May 05

Trump Effect on Markets, Money and the Economy

My Own Meeting

How will Trump affect the financial markets, money markets and the economy? Regardless of what you think of the man, he is already showing a positive effect on all of the above! I’ll admit to being a little lazy, this is from my Canadian perspective. For the most part, US markets and economy usually demonstrate …

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Mar 17

Millenials – Simon Sinek explains.

Millenials. It’s Not Their Fault! What’s not the Millenials’ fault? It’s not their fault they have unrealistic expectations, some low and some high. It’s not their fault they think they are “special”. It’s not their fault they expect to get or achieve just because they want it. Who’s fault is it? Failed parenting and we …

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Mar 10

Sales and Service: Land of Promises and Land of Broken Promises!

sales information exchange

Sales people are forever making promises and service people always let them down. We need to remember how much we need each other or we will all go broke! Sales: The Land of Promises Have you ever worked in sales and had to work with the service department to keep customers satisfied with your post-sales …

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Mar 03

Family Affairs, The Years Just Melt Away

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Family affairs can be painful. Or, they can be refreshing and rejuvenating! How do you feel when family gets together and you meet people you haven’t seen in years or maybe even never met? Family Affairs Can Be Fun! Family affairs are an opportunity to reconnect. Sometimes there are issues that have lived beneath the …

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Feb 20

How can you say no if you don’t know what you are saying no to?

Have you ever caught yourself saying no to something a friend tries to ask you to look at when you don’t really even no what they are asking? Is Saying No Automatic? Most of us have friends and family who are involved in things we know nothing about. They may try to involve us and …

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