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Free To Bounce, we are committed to working with individuals and enterprise level organisations, to improve processes and dramatically change the trajectory of business to increase sales and close the deal.

We would like to make two major announcements today. Moving into our second full year of operations, we have decided to relocate our Free To Bounce business operations center to Sydney. We feel this strategic move is best for the long term marketing an Continue reading

Paul Cummings / June 22, 2017

Years ago I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Art Williams at the Marriott Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. I had been invited to hear him speak by a friend of mine. I can truthfully say that it was the greatest speech I ever personally witnessed. A Continue reading

Paul Cummings / May 25, 2017

The end of the financial year is almost here… Are you ready for a wake-up call? Are you willing to listen? Are you willing to be brutally honest with yourself? Here’s why I’m asking. These questions are full-on, a frontal assault about you and your c Continue reading

Paul Cummings / April 28, 2017

For some reason, many salespeople have a fear of the telephone early in their career. It’s common to have uncertainty about a process that is new to you. My goal today is to provide some tips that will reduce your fear and build your confidence. Source Continue reading

Paul Cummings / March 28, 2017

As the young sales professional entered my office for a 15-minute coaching session arranged by his General Manager, I could sense his anxiety as our discussion began. After some small talk, we turned our attention to his big question. I knew in advance Continue reading

Paul Cummings / December 20, 2016

86,400. That’s the amount of seconds that you have everyday to make the most of your life. The truth is that we have no clue how many total days we have on this earth. No doubt we will all have a beginning date and an end date with a dash in between. Continue reading

Paul Cummings / December 13, 2016

The subject of goal setting is one of my favorite topics. I firmly believe learning how to set, monitor, and achieve goals is one of the most important strategies you must master in order to maximize your personal potential. When an individual genuinel Continue reading

Paul Cummings / December 8, 2016

Here’s the question I have for you today. Are you truly making a difference every day in some way to someone? Why do I ask this question? Because I believe we all underestimate the power we have to be influential on a daily basis. This is a deeply pers Continue reading

Paul Cummings / November 30, 2016

I woke up today thinking about the amount of energy required for sustainable success. If you think about it, we all have the ability to create energy in our own unique way. There are some common activities we can pursue that will bring us energy from a Continue reading

Paul Cummings / November 22, 2016

Willpower is unique for every person on earth. This unbelievable power is available to all of us but is only used to its fullest potential by 5% of the people on the planet. Why? I think there are a multitude of reasons, but the one that stands out to Continue reading

Paul Cummings / November 10, 2016

Every branch of the Military operates under a code of conduct that serves to clarify designs, actions and purpose for their troops and officers. This statement I read in 1975 in a book on about different branches of The Military lead me to listen to th Continue reading

Paul Cummings / October 18, 2016

When I speak to sales groups, the subject of rejection comes up often during our Q and A sessions. Rejection is a natural part of the business of sales, and it is critically important to learn how to make rejection work in your favor. The way you view Continue reading

Paul Cummings / October 11, 2016

So the red-alert question of the day is as follows, “If I give you a great sales tip today, would you really take advantage of the tip?” One hundred percent of the people asked always say “yes,” but 98% do absolutely nothing with the tip. Why? I think Continue reading

Paul Cummings / September 27, 2016

I can assure you that in every interaction with a customer someone does get closed. Someone successfully persuaded someone else of his or her position. My question to you is simple: who closes the deal more often? You or your potential customer? Are yo Continue reading

Paul Cummings / September 21, 2016

For the last 32 years, I have spoken on this topic to customers all over the world. There is so much transformational power in an organization creating and more importantly, executing a compelling vision. There are many definitions of the word “vision. Continue reading

Paul Cummings / September 15, 2016

A Definition A learning organisation is the term given to a company that facilitates the learning of its members and continuously transforms itself. Learning organisations develop as a result of the pressures facing the modern business world, but learn Continue reading

Paul Cummings / September 15, 2016

What drives our daily actions? I think it has a lot to do with our personal ambition. Ambition is a unique word as it means different things to different people. What are you ambitious about? I believe a person’s ambition has everything to do with what Continue reading

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Paul Cummings / July 12, 2016

After conducting over 4,000 live events as a corporate teacher, I am convinced salespeople drastically underestimate the power of their own attributes with regard to their results, reputation, referral base, and customer retention capacity. Your person Continue reading

There is one simple question that you can ask yourself at the start of each day that will change your world. If you ask and answer this question truthfully every day you will dramatically boost your focus, productivity and success. What can I do today Continue reading

Paul Cummings / June 7, 2016

One of the most important components of success in life is the power of dreams. Dreams have the power to keep us young and motivated not for a day, week, month, or year, but for our entire lifetime. The simple truth is this… dreamers die hard. Dreame Continue reading

Paul Cummings / June 7, 2016

At a picnic table in Conway, Arkansas, my grandfather, George W. Cummings, Sr. (PawPaw to me) and I sat having a conversation as we often did. He brought up one of his favorite subjects – reading. Even as a boy, I noticed his bookshelves were lined wit Continue reading

Paul Cummings / June 7, 2016

After 32 years as a teacher, I am more convinced than ever that most people don’t truly understand what it means to be a teacher. We live in an age where everyone is a consultant with a presentation and a briefcase thirty miles from home. Teaching is v Continue reading

Paul Cummings / June 7, 2016

I recently delivered a keynote address to a retail sales operation on the West Coast. During the Q&A session a young salesperson posed the question, “Why don’t customers trust a salesperson?” I smiled because I fully understand why the question was Continue reading