The three trends below are just a taste of how your workplace will change to become more productive and connected in the coming years. Are you prepared? Taking a moment to learn more about the driving forces shaping tomorrow will help you better embrace the future today.
“How can I make time to read?” many professionals ask. How can you NOT make the time to read?
When we engage with prospects and clients what it really comes down to is the experience. We pay so much attention to the marketing, the website design, the brochures and yet, what about the actual experience?
Remember that old expression, “be careful what you wish for?” That’s the position we found ourselves in once we actually created a two minute infomercial for The Secret Keeper, aka The Racktrap.
Business owners are very skeptical when it comes to “buy in” and the world of Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Just the phrase is daunting to some because it sounds robust and complex. In some situations a CRM and its use can be a challenge but there are also many benefits that you can...
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My mother, Lida Askew, died this week of Parkinson’s Disease. She was 83. My four sisters and I took turns holding her desiccated body and stroking her waxen features as she slowly shut down. The end was a gentle, hospice assisted descent into the sweet arms of…whatever comes next.
There are very few, if any, overnight successes. In most instances, success is achieved through hard work over a period of time.
Now that the Tigers Wood attention has calmed down just a bit, I can tell this brief story…The week after the Tiger Woods incident, I was speaking to a group of CEOs.
In my last post, I walked you through a four-part model to help you decide whether training is an appropriate answer to a performance gap. In this post, we’ll look at how to begin with a training initiative once you have decided training is the answer (if you’ve determined Competence is the primary...
Incentives to "go green" can cut the cost of rehabs, moves, expansions, and new projects in ways most businesses don't even realize.
Getting into the DRTV category was no easy feat. After their initial rejection, we had the chutzpah to go back to the DRTV company and not only ask why they passed but also to offer to shoot a video demonstration of how to use The Racktrap. Which they would love, damnit!
One of the hallmarks of social media is the permanent impression that it leaves in the digital domain. There is a good news and bad news to this fact. The good news is that if you are engaged in social media of any kind your activity leaves a permanent footprint in digital space.
Here's a quick tip that I just shared with one of our clients for making their first meetings with prospective clients more productive. Maybe it can help you out as well.
The IRS is cracking down on unscrupulous and incompetent return preparers, and this could lead to an audit for you if your preparer comes under investigation.
Silence. It’s certainly not the first thing that pops into mind when you think of sales. However, I’ve got laryngitis this week and have to largely shut up, so the topic is on my mind.
The past two weeks we've been discussing how to improve the natural search engine ranking of your website. While having a top ad on page one of sites like Google is important, you get a 60% higher click-through rate when you also have a high sponsored link on the same page.
Over the past three weeks, I’ve covered the three aspects of marketing innovation that we can control to some extent. The fourth “P” is that “right place/right time” factor that sometimes is simply impossible to schedule, predict, or force to happen.
No. Not Now. You’re fees are too high. I can find someone just as good and less expensive. It’s not the right time. You don’t have any experience in my industry.