Do you own stock? If so, your objective is usually, pretty simple. Buy low. Sell high! You desire positive results and a return on your investment. money-2724238_640

Your decision to buy shares in a company, could have even been influenced by the company’s P/E or price/earnings ratio.

Just like a stock can increase in value, you, too, over time, can increase in value.

Therefore, it’s important that you also focus on your P/E ratio.

The P is your:






The E is your:






A publicly traded company produces an annual report that always features an opening statement, “To our shareholders.” Your “shareholders” are your prospects, customers, clients, leaders, teammates, partners, community, industry and stakeholders.

Your opening statement, “To our customers”—might go something like this:

“By nearly all measures, I have attained the qualities of a stellar performer—market leadership, superior customer satisfaction, a solid clientele, plus loyal and profitable relationships. I’m now leveraging those strengths to realize my remaining goal: sustained and enviable growth, service and results.”

On a daily basis, use your skills, attitude and behavior—to drive your choices—and do whatever it takes to enhance your P/E ratio and increase the “value” you bring to your company, customers and marketplace.

After all, just like a stock, you too, are or can become, a “blue-chipper.” Which means you’re reliable and of the highest quality!


Jeff is a Hall of Fame speaker, best selling author, success coach, broadcaster and lawyer. His clients call him a “business-growth specialist.” If you hire speakers, please contact Sheryl Kantor at: 847.998.0688 or [email protected]. And visit jeffblackman.com to learn more about his other business-growth tools and to subscribe to Jeff’s FREE e-letter, The Results Report. Jeff’s Amazon bestselling books include; Stop Whining! Start Selling!, the 5th edition of Peak Your Profits and the recently published, (December, 2022), BULLSEYE! Hitting Your Targets at Home and at Work, which became a best seller within four days of its release. You can also stay connected with Jeff via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter: @BlackmanResults

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