Phil Jones grew up in the United Kingdom and entered the world of business at the tender age of 14. With nothing more than a bucket and a sponge Bob Burg’s friend, Phil Jones, went from single-handedly washing cars on weekends to hiring a fleet of friends, resulting in him earning more than his teachers by the time he was 15. Soon after, at just 18, he was offered the role of Sales Manager at fashion retailer Debenhams—making him the youngest Sales Manager in the company’s history.
Attention … we all need it. And so do those in our lives, both personally and professionally. We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment: Neen James has begun an “Attention Revolution” and she’ll show us not only why that’s so important but how to begin with ourselves and dramatically increase our effectiveness. That and more on today’s show.
John David Mann is Bob’s special guest on this episode. They discuss how to Set the Frame as well as some of the points from their new book, “The Go-Giver Influencer.” Here are the books Bob mentioned during the show: The Go-Giver Influencer by Bob Burg and John David Mann, John David Mann’s Website: https://www.JohnDavidMann.com.
“Gratitude,” she said. “Same root word as grace and gracious. From the Latin gratia, meaning favor, esteem, regard, a pleasing quality, goodwill, and before that from earlier roots meaning to announce, sing, praise, celebrate….Grace. Wonderful, wonderful word.”