Exciting News and Notes!
Happy Friday Readers,
It's been a fantastic week!
There is so much good news coming our way, I cannot wait to see what the fall brings for you!
Today I'm sharing three things I'm excited about!
1. Vicki Tips!
The extraordinary Vicki Freed has been keeping the flame alive for Travel Partners through her captivating Coffee Talks and Vicki's Tips. This week I was honored to be included as tip #2010. I shared a copy of my new book 10X My Travel business with Vicki. She took time to highlight a section dedicated to Leadership. I hope it resonates with you!
Learnings Yield Earnings
Here’s a tip on skill sharpening from Geraldine Ree. “Better leadership skills are the gateway to high performance. In the same way that an advisor is powerless without product knowledge and sales skills, a leader is lost without one-on-one communication skills, energy management, strategic planning, and decision-making. While continuous learning may seem obvious, leaders become overwhelmed and ignore warning signs that they don't have the skills they need to rise above the fires all around them. On-the-job training isn't enough, no matter how long you've been doing it. In fact, the longer you've led, the less you know because you have much bigger blind spots. Invest at least part of every single day learning how to improve your ability to lead and conduct crucial conversations.”
2. Announcing the first ever Leadership Academy on the River with AmaWaterways!
I am thrilled to reveal that I will be facilitating an immersive experience, exclusively for travel agency owners and leaders who aspire to lead high-performing teams. There has never been a better time to rise up and lead forward in the travel industry.
We'll cover important topics including mindset, attracting top performers, engagement, positioning, and productivity.
Sail aboard the beautiful AmaMagna for seven days, departing on October 23rd. Invest in yourself by up-leveling your leadership journey.
If you're interested in learning more please click HERE and I will send you the details! Limited space, first come first serve. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to combine your passion for travel and leadership. I cannot wait!
3. Leading the Comeback Conversation: Better, Together!
On Friday I hosted my last in a series of conversations with industry leaders. The purpose was to consider what's changed since the pandemic, and how we can work together to go from "Falling to Flourishing"!
Here are a few takeaways
- Leaders (and advisors) are committed to coming back better. Better systems, better business, better financials.
- We need more advisors to process the surge in bookings. Recruitment continues to be a priority for most
- Experience advisors leaving the industry has created a void in valuable knowledge workers.
- Suppliers need to support advisors by removing obstacles such as long hold times, the ability to get answers and updating technology to automate tasks (save precious time).
It's been an unforgettable experience with industry leaders from the front line to the CEO.
Watch for my next series: Becoming Us - Helping high achievers lead themselves and others.
SAVE THE DATE: The BOOK launch date is set for October 12th!
All readers will have access to a pre-launch sale the week of September 19th. Watch for details!
10X My Travel Business is a sales textbook for travel advisors. While the purpose of the book was to help advisors achieve remarkable "10X Results", it was written for leaders in the travel industry looking for a resource to lead sales conversations. Here's what Franchise Owner, Jeremy McLeod had to say.
This is a must-read book for travel industry Leaders, Managers, and Travel Advisors.
Anyone in the post-COVID travel industry who feels like they are “hitting the wall” rebuilding and reinventing their business needs to read it.
I read the book in one sitting and it sparked the first excitement I have felt about my business in a long, long time.
-Jeremy McLead, Expedia Cruises Franchise Owner, Victoria, BC
I'm taking pre-orders for individual or bulk orders prior to the books ETA of September 15th.
My deepest hope is that this book helps our industry come back better!
Wishing you long moments of lingering over a summer sunset or enjoying family time!
SAVE THE DATE: October 12th is my official "Book Launch" for 10X My Travel Business. If you're in Vancouver and would like to attend, please reply here! SAVE MY SEAT!
If you are interested in pre-ordering a signed copy of 10X My Travel Business please reply HERE! Please send me information regarding a bulk order for my team HERE
Get your copy of my book that will help you soar... Flying Colors - US - here! CAD - here!
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