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Be practiced, be clear, be consistent

Updated: Mar 11

When asked about messaging concepts and plans for websites, social media and collateral/assets, I am usually drawn to a personal story in my teens. Tennis looked like fun - and I took a 30 minute lesson with a local club pro after borrowing a racket from a friend.

That first lesson was the last lesson that I ever had - but it was just what I needed.

You see, the information about form, technique and what it would take to become better was conveyed, and from there, it was something I could control and make habit. Forehand - take a ball to the club backboard, and hit it the right height, speed and angle - until the ball broke (fur comes off, seam breaks, air releases). Backhand - repeat. Serve/overhead - same backboard - same approach - same ending.

3 new tennis balls - broken when backboard session completed (usually 5-6 hours in total) every day, all summer. My summer mowing job cash went to Wilson and Penn at the local Gold Circle. High school was a year away. Travel tournaments, and early losses, put skills in a competitive, rather than only a repetitive position.

I made the varsity high school tennis team as a freshman, played #1 singles all 4 years, played Division 1 under a scholarship in college - and played and taught professionally for a period thereafter.

Certainly I learned from many along the journey; strategy, tactics, and more - especially teammates and competitors. I considered myself a student, even in advanced stages of my competitive playing and teaching career - and took those concepts and drive into business - sales and marketing roles - for 40 years.

Here is what I learned: You can do what you are trying to accomplish - yourself. You'll need some fractional support and guidance - to ensure your strategy, form, technique and other things necessary to become successful.

As a company, who are you? As a sales team, who are you? Get your guidance and plan - then - do work. Expert assistance isn't a permanent crutch to business outcome. You are that piece. Check out our podcast on SPOTIFY for insights.

Be practiced, be clear, be consistent.

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Be practiced, be clear, be consistent

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