|About the Book|
There is no downside to having fun. People like to have fun and they want to be around those who are fun. Fun doesnt care about age, sex, title, income, education, successes, health, religion, or nationality. Fun is networking with strangers orMoreThere is no downside to having fun. People like to have fun and they want to be around those who are fun. Fun doesnt care about age, sex, title, income, education, successes, health, religion, or nationality. Fun is networking with strangers or closing a new deal. Its meditating alone on the beach or screaming your lungs out in a stadium filled with 65,000 of your closest rabid friends. Fun is watching your kids play at the park or jogging on the trail with your dog. Fun is, well, just fun. The Wickedly Fun Dictionary of Business was conceived from my programs, Youll Always Be Happy If Youre Having Fun - How to Make (Almost) Anything Fun and What Bosses Want: True Believers. fun, n. Something you not only like to do, but want to do because of the challenge, excitement, or entertainment. The more fun you have, the more you do. The more you do, the quicker you learn. The quicker you learn, the better you get. An unexpected bonus: youre never discouraged when youre having fun. This book uses humor to share lessons about business, life, and beliefs because humor is the truth sneaking up on tiptoes. But Ive included some definitions that are plain silly just for the fun of it. Think of them as the Krispy Kremes you would sneak into the nutritional food group. Russell Wilson, Seattles Super Bowl XLVIII quarterback, said his belief in impossible contributed to helping the Seahawks win their first ever championship in only his second year in the league. Appointment has a startling discovery by a Milwaukee salesman that shows why you may not get invited back for that second interview. Details has a life lesson from the chairman of Zales that shows regardless of your experience and education, if you do this one thing you will have an edge on 95% of those youre competing against. Why a dictionary? Words fascinate me, and definitions require simplicity and clarity. Heres what psychologists say about men, women, and words: men are stingy with their words and strive to be specific with the ones they choose. Women not so much. Men take words literally. Women dont. Men cut to the chase. Women - tell me more. Men favor detached, unemotional words. Just the facts, maam. Women use words to plumb the depths of their feelings. Ewww! The Wickedly Fun Dictionary of Business is a G-rated quick read while being fun and funny (somewhat). Its a hand lifting the veil from the words we use to reveal the thoughts we dont want others to see. You dont need to read the book from cover to cover. When you need a diversion, when you need a laugh, when youre looking for a business idea, open it to any page and surprise yourself with what you find. There are over 1200 definitions and over 600 business ideas and inspirational quotes. Theres something for everyone, whether you own or work for a business, whether youre in sales or service, or whether youre looking for work or travel for work. For business owners, sales managers, salespeople, and marketing executives theres a surprising referral strategy in the Appendix if youd rather not cold call to find new business.