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There once was a strange storekeeper who talked to himself. He talked to himself while he rang up groceries. He talked to himself whenever he leaned into the candy case for the children who wanted to purchase a treat. One day, a woman named … more
I'm guessing this won't come as a surprise: Your staff is key to the success of your business. Without the right people in place throughout your organization, no marketing initiative will achieve its desired return on investment. According … more
We waste tons of time and money on sales proposals, only to be jilted, turned down, or worse, left at the altar. Lost love. Lost revenue. How many proposals, bids, and quotes have you sent in your career? How many have you won? … more
"Sounds good, send me a proposal." How many times have you heard that? Too many. So you run back to your office, put together a proposal, send it to the prospect and start the follow-up process (and the prayer vigil). Or do you? … more
Your business is fascinating. So fascinating that thousands of people are trying to learn everything about your organization on a daily basis. The problem is, you don't want these people knowing your business' information. Even worse, they are using … more
While I was perusing the business section in a bookstore recently, I was immediately attracted to one with "shark" in the title. I am referring to Robert Herjavec's new book, "You Don't Have to Be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success." Herjavec is one … more
Here is a list of sales success characteristics. They represent the elements of what will make a salesperson successful. But here's the secret – before you make judgments about others and how they compare to the list, first judge … more
For several years, the media has had a field day reporting data breach after data breach. In turn, big corporations such as Target, Home Depot and Sony have scrambled to put a crisis communication plan in place, as well as dole out millions of … more
Watching the Olympic trials for long-distance-running events, I was again struck by how little margin there is for error in making the U.S. team. Athletes who had trained for years lost by fractions of seconds. The winners go to Rio for the Summer … more
When Britain played the role of petulant child and ran away from its EU home, a wave of terror rippled through the U.S. business community as it continued to make overseas corporate travel plans, seemingly in the midst of what appeared to be an … more
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