Essential Reading! Get my 2nd book: The Lost Art of Closing “In The Lost Art of Closing, Anthony proves that the final commitment can actually be one of the easiest parts of the sales process—if you’ve set it up properly with other commitments that have to happen long before the close. The key is to lead customers through a series of necessary steps designed to prevent a purchase stall.” Buy Now Two teams compete.Both teams know how their competitor will play. They know each other’s strengths and weaknesses. They will attempt to play their game and prevent their opponent from playing theirs. They will not try to play their competitor’s game in order to win; they don’t want to play where they are weak and their competitor is strong.Both teams will have won and lost competitions. Both won competitions they were expected to lose, and lost competitions they were expected to win. Both will have learned as much or more from their losses than their victories. Each team will have studied and reviewed every contest immediately after its conclusion.Both teams will field their very best players in this must win competition. It won’t be political. No one will play favorites. The decision as to who competes is based on that individual’s ability to make a difference.Both teams will try to control the clock. Each team has an opportunity to play in a way that uses time to their advantage. The more time a team has on the playing field, the more likely they are to win. A team that is deprived of time will struggle to win.Each of the two teams has a process. They will each run their plays in an attempt to position themselves to advance their position. These plays have been thoughtfully designed to maximize the team’s advantages. Every play is designed to score. Neither team will throw caution to the wind and wing it. They will have prepared to execute each play to perfection.When errors are made by one team, the opposing team will attempt to capitalize on the opportunity it presents them. It’s not impossible to win the competition having made more serious errors than your competitor, but it is unlikely. The more cleanly a team executes their plays, the greater the likelihood of their winning the competition.Each team will have coaches helping them to make decisions. In some cases, these coaches will call the plays. When they have the ability to make a difference, they will insert themselves into the game.Both teams will play until the whistle blows. They will leave everything on the field. They know luck has a role in the contest. An error many be made. A lucky break may come their way.At some point, the clock will run out and one of these teams will be declared the winner. The other team will have lost the contest. But that loss won’t mean that the losing team isn’t an excellent team. It will only mean that the winning team won this contest.The season will end, and the next season will begin.
The demand of considering Sikhs as a separate ethnic group in the upcoming 2021 census in the UK has triggered a row and a large section of Indian workers, scholars and politicians feel that the demand is a flawed idea and will create division among the Punjabis.Read it at Tribune Related Items
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante’s displays this season have spurred comparisons with ex-Blues star Claude Makelele.But Makelele – Kante’s French compatriot – is reluctant to anoint him as his successor just yet, saying Kante has not faced enough trials and tribulations in his career so far.Kante, 26, was a vital part of Antonio Conte’s Chelsea side as they marched towards the Premier League title this year. It was Kante’s second championship in a row, having helped Leicester City to one of the most improbable triumphs in European football in 2016.Kante’s performances earned him the Football Writers Association’s Player of the Year gong in May, adding to a list of accolades.But Makelele, 44, equally diminutive, combative and a two-time Premier League winner with Chelsea before retiring in 2010, is cautious about saying he has passed the baton – for now.”At the moment Kante is special and one of the best midfielders. The problem is, I played 25 years in football at this level and comparisons are being made in a bad way,” he told Reuters in an interview in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa during a publicity tour for his sponsor Heineken.With Chelsea relieved of European duty this season, having failed to qualify, Makelele said the absence of a tougher schedule had benefited Kante’s energetic displays and that next season will be different.”This season he did not play in the Champions League. Every four days there will be games. With the national team there will be games. There will be a lot of games. He needs to get that experience,” he said.advertisement”When he is at that level, he will not run 90 minutes all the time. He will need to listen to the rhythm, the way he plays. This will be key for him. I hope this will be the situation. I hope he does better than I did in my career.””50-50″In addition to Chelsea, Makelele had spells with French sides Nantes and Olympique Marseille, as well as Spain’s Celta Vigo, Real Madrid and Paris St Germain, making over 600 appearances altogether.He was part of the Champions League-winning Real side in 2002 and his former team will lock horns with Italian giants Juventus on Saturday in a bid to claim a 12th European Cup title.Makelele expected an even contest between the star-studded sides, but said the difference would come from key tactical decisions.”I think Juventus have made a lot of progress. For the last three years, they have been fighting for this trophy. Now I think they are ready to fight. Real won La Liga and before they have won the Champions League. They are comfortable and know how to play a final. It is normal for them,” he said.”It is 50-50. But I think the managers (Zinedine Zidane of Real or Massimiliano Allegri of Juventus) will make the difference, and also the big players. This will be the key in the match.”
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, a source within the Olympic movement told Reuters, as Los Angeles bids against Paris to host the 2024 summer Games.The source gave no further details about the meeting, which comes a day after Bach announced a new IOC sponsorship deal with chipmaker Intel Corp in New York that is set to run until 2024.Trump has publicly backed the Los Angeles 2024 Games bid but has so far had no active involvement in the campaign.LA 2024 bid chief Casey Wasserman said last month Trump had given strong support to the West Coast city in its efforts to secure the Games.”Donald Trump has done everything we could have asked to support our bid,” entertainment executive Wasserman said in May.”Every letter, every phone call … to President Bach… from what we need from the federal government, he’s been all I would hope for.”Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama did not meet the IOC at the White House but travelled to the IOC session in Copenhagen in 2009 to back Chicago’s 2016 Games bid.However, Chicago crashed out in the first round, with U.S.-IOC ties strained at the time over revenue-sharing deals from sponsorship and broadcasting rights.The IOC has said it is planning to award both the 2024 and the 2028 Games at its session in September in Lima, Peru, and that Paris and Los Angeles are likely to share them among themselves.Earlier this month the IOC passed a recommendation for a double awarding, which will now be ratified in a July session with the final order to be decided in Lima.advertisementLos Angeles bid officials have repeatedly signalled that the city would be open to being awarded the 2028 Olympics instead of those four years earlier. Paris has insisted its bid plan could only work for 2024.With the double awarding the IOC is trying to keep both cities happy as four others dropped out of the race, concerned by the event’s size and cost. More cities had dropped out of the race for the 2022.The IOC has now launched a reform process for bidding in order to make the Games a more attractive prospect to potential host cities.
Harry Kane ‘Kane has big, big balls!’ Pochettino hails Spurs striker for 100-goal landmark Jamie Smith 04:03 2/5/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur Premier League Liverpool Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur The England forward stepped up to score a stoppage-time equaliser from the penalty spot against Liverpool despite having earlier missed from 12 yards Harry Kane showed he has “big, big balls” in scoring a penalty to reach 100 Premier League goals having previously been denied from the spot at Anfield, according to Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino.Kane struck deep in stoppage time to earn Spurs a 2-2 draw in a pulsating Premier League clash against Liverpool on Sunday, the England forward having earlier hit a spot-kick straight at Loris Karius.Spurs escaped with a point to boost their Champions League qualification hopes after a pair of controversial penalties helped them fight back from a Mohamed Salah double. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Victor Wanyama’s wondergoal contributed to a positive result for Spurs, but it was Kane who grabbed the attention of Pochettino after his latest landmark strike.”He is one of the best strikers,” Pochettino told a post-match press conference.”He is so calm. To score 100 Premier League goals you need big, big balls.”Speaking to Sky Sports immediately after full-time, Pochettino expanded on his praise for Kane and his side after a battling performance.”No doubt it’s important to congratulate him on 100 Premier League goals, it’s fantastic for him,” Pochettino said. “He said thank you to everyone for the help of the team, he was so happy and excited to score 100 Premier League goals.“I was calm and relaxed. But I think it was a great game to see and to watch for everyone. Two teams trying to play exciting football.”We were better after 90 minutes, much better, deserved to win but that is football. What is important is the character and the performance.”First half we were better too but we conceded after three minutes. We conceded the first goal but over the 90 minutes we were much better.”A point at Anfield rounded off a topsy-turvy week for Spurs, which included a 1-1 draw at Newport County in the FA Cup and then saw Pochettino’s men completely outplay Manchester United in a 2-0 Premier League Wembley win on Wednesday.”Difficult to speak in a week like this when the team showed what they showed, character and personality in my short history at the club we tried to give our best and always show personality and character,” Pochettino added. “I’m happy, we played for the win and to change the history [of the club], we can only give it time.”
Le premier ministre Stephen McNeil a annoncé aujourd’hui, 24 avril, un changement au Conseil exécutif. Monsieur Gordon Wilson, député provincial de Clare-Digby, entre au conseil des ministres à titre de ministre de l’Environnement. « Monsieur Wilson est un législateur sérieux et assidu, a déclaré le premier ministre McNeil. Je suis très heureux de sa venue au Conseil exécutif et je me réjouis en pensant aux services qu’il rendra aux Néo-Écossais dans son nouveau rôle. » Madame Margaret Miller, qui se remet d’une opération récente à un bras, quitte le Conseil exécutif pour se concentrer sur le travail dans sa circonscription. « Madame Miller a été une voix précieuse et sensible à la table du conseil des ministres et je suis fier de dire qu’elle est aussi une amie, a ajouté le premier ministre. Je la remercie pour le travail qu’elle a accompli en tant que ministre au service des Néo-Écossais et je sais qu’elle continuera de contribuer de façon importante au caucus du gouvernement jusqu’à la fin de son mandat comme membre de l’Assemblée législative. » Madame Miller, députée provinciale de Hants East, a déjà annoncé qu’elle ne se représenterait pas aux prochaines élections. La nomination de Monsieur Wilson entre en vigueur immédiatement. -30-
Chandigarh: Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development and the BJP’s candidate for Punjab’s Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, Hardeep Singh Puri, has been trailing his rival and Congress candidate Gurjit Aujla, as per available trends. The diplomat-turned-politician Puri is facing a tough fight in the constituency dominated by the Jatt community, say political observers. Moreover, with the Congress at the helm in the state, Puri has an uphill task. Also Read – Pak activated 20 terror camps & 20 launch pads along LoC Often accompanied by the Punjab BJP President Shwait Malik and other party leaders, Puri carried out a massive campaign in Amritsar from where the current Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley suffered an embarrassing defeat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Congress leader Amarinder Singh. Earlier in the day, the Amritsar-born Puri, who is a non-Jatt Sikh, said he would “abide by what he (the almighty) decides”. “Everyone is subject to Hukam; no one is beyond it. O Nanak! One who understands Hukam, does not speak in ego,” Puri tweeted. Also Read – Two squadrons which participated in Balakot airstrike awarded citations “As I wait for the result, I shall with no doubt, remorse or ego abide by what he decides,” he added. Amarinder Singh, who is now the Chief Minister, had won this seat by a margin of more than a lakh votes in 2014 by defeating Jaitley. At that time, the SAD-BJP combine was in power in the state. The Amritsar seat was represented by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu from 2004 to 2014 when he was with the BJP. Sidhu is now a cabinet minister in the Congress government in Punjab. Following his win in Amritsar, Amarinder Singh led the Congress to a thumping victory in the Punjab elections in February 2017. He quit as the Amritsar MP before the Assembly polls and Aujla was fielded by the Congress for the by-election, which the latter won by over 1.97 lakh votes, defeating the BJP and Aam Aadmi Party candidates in a triangular fight.
Darjeeling: The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) has decided to devote their time to social issues more than politics. The political party has constituted a Disaster Management Committee (DMC) to help the district administration during calamities.”Darjeeling is prone to landslides and earthquakes. It falls in the fourth seismic zone. Most of the landslides occur in rural far flung areas and tea gardens. In such times road communication gets badly affected. Our units will be from these areas and hence will be able to launch prompt relief and rescue operations. They will work in unison with the district administration and the local social organizations,” stated Praveen Zimba, Convenor of the DMC. Also Read – Centuries-old Durga Pujas continue to be hit among revellersThe DMC will be approaching all political and social organizations to send in volunteers. “The volunteers will be trained in relief and rescue in a two day long workshop,” added Zimba. A 20-member team will be meeting the District Magistrate, Darjeeling on Wednesday to discuss as to how the DMC can aid the administration in times of emergency. “We will also meet the Municipal authorities as the Block Development Officers. As of now the DMC will function in the Darjeeling sub division. Teams will be developed in all vulnerable areas like Rimbik- Lhodhama, Bijanbari,” stated Zimba. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaTarpaulins are very important for monsoons in the Hills. “The MLA has a quota of 500 tarpaulins every year. The MLA can send in requisitions for more. Even the Municipalities and the Block Development Offices get their quota of tarpaulins to be distributed as relief,” said Zimba. The Convenor stated that in the past the relief clothes coming to the Hills were same as the plains and would not serve the purpose. “Sarees and dhotis are not of much use in the Hills. This time we have heard that track pants and sweaters will be sent as relief material,” he added.
OTTAWA — Viewers won’t have to adjust their television sets anymore as the Senate says it has fixed a problem with one of their brand new cameras vibrating during broadcasts.The Canadian Press reported last week that the Senate was forced to bring in a special engineer to deal with wobbly cameras as the Red Chamber started broadcasting for the very first time.While the House of Commons has been televised for more than 40 years, the Senate has only started to broadcast meetings in its main chamber.The decision coincided with the upper chamber being temporarily relocated into a former train station in downtown Ottawa while Centre Block is being renovated.However, “natural vibrations and inherent movements” endemic to older structures had created problems with one camera in particular that wouldn’t stop shaking.Senate spokeswoman Alison Korn says the problem was finally fixed late Friday, meaning Canadians won’t need to take anymore Gravol before tuning in. The Canadian Press
HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — The boat that was being used by four missing fisherman on Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories has been found submerged.RCMP says searchers have found no trace of the overdue men.Police, military aircraft and a Canadian Coast Guard vessel are continuing the search.The men failed to return as planned after leaving Hay River early Sunday morning to check nets at Sulphur Point on the south shore of the lake.Poor weather on Monday prevented some vessels from joining the search. RCMP have been urging volunteer searchers not to put themselves at risk. (The Canadian Press) The Canadian Press
Last week, Forbes awarded its Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy to United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner in recognition of his unprecedented philanthropy and his dedication to building a better world.On behalf of the UN Foundation, President and CEO Kathy Calvin congratulated Turner and highlighted the legacy of his work:“We congratulate Ted on receiving the prestigious Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy. His historic $1 billion dollar gift to support United Nations causes sparked a new wave in global philanthropy, and blazed the trail for many other organizations and people who were inspired by his gift to join in support of the United Nations.Ted’s gift has inspired tens of thousands of individuals, organizations, and companies to support the UN’s work on girls’ and women’s empowerment, energy and climate, and global health. To date, hundreds of partners and nearly 300,000 donors have supported Ted’s bold vision — doubling his investment and boosting its impact for years to come.”As the world rallies with the UN to begin implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, Turner serves as a reminder that we each have a role and responsibility to rise to the challenges of our time and build a better world.
Netflix’s Lost in Space is expected to start filming season 2 in Vancouver on September 4th. And wrap early next year.More Danger, Will Robinson. — The Robot. Login/Register With: Advertisement Filming Dates: September 4th to January 30th, 2019.The remake of the classic 1960s series films in metro Vancouver — with Toby Stephens as Dr. John Robinson, Molly Parker as his wife Dr. Maureen Robinson,Mina Sundwall as their daughter Penny Robinson, Taylor Russell as their daughter Judy Robinson, Maxwell Jenkins as their son Will Robinson and Ignacio Serricchio as smuggler Don West. And in a gender twist, Parker Posey is Dr. Smith. Advertisement Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Twitter
BEIJING — Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei has unveiled a processor chip for data centres and cloud computing in a bid to expand into an emerging global market despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk.Monday’s announcement comes as Chinese vendors that rely on Western technology step up efforts to develop their own.Huawei Technologies Ltd., the biggest global maker of network gear and the No. 2 smartphone brand, said its Kunpeng 920 chip is designed to process a growing flood of data from smartphones, entertainment and other services.The U.S., Australia and some other governments have labeled Huawei and other Chinese suppliers a security risk and imposed curbs on use of their technology. Huawei has denied accusations it is controlled by China’s ruling Communist Party or facilitates spying.The Associated Press
London: Nicholas Hoult says he would love to reprise his role in the X-Men series if there are plans to bring the mutant back in other films in the Marvel franchise. Filmmaker Simon Kinberg, who has directed the upcoming Dark Phoenix, recently said the Sophie Turner-led film marks the “culmination” of all the movies made under the X-Men franchise. Hoult, who plays Beast/ Hank McCoy in the films, said while he is uncertain about how the series will branch ahead of Fox Studios’ merger with Disney, he would like to be a part of these films. “That’s the thing, it’s a character that I love. That character’s grown as I’ve grown, and I feel like when I grow and get older and discover new things in life I can put more into the character. The actor said he did not expect to play Beast for as long as he has.