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There is a Fine Line Between Tenacity and Stupidity

I admit it. I’m stubborn. I like to think of it as “tenacity”—which not only sounds better, but it’s been a trait that’s served me well over the years in both my personal and professional life. But there is a fine line between being stubborn and being stupid.

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December 27, 2013 · 4 Comments

Polar Bears Are Left Handed, And Other Articles That Caught My Eye

A roundup of the weird and wonderful. Polar Bears are left handed. Why we like creating and watching cat videos and how it applies to branding. 7 Tips for Highly Sustainable Leaders. The Internet of Everything (IoT). Weird science – fecal transplants to bioengineered veins.

June 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

How Sales and Finance Can Work Together for Better Bottom Line Profits

Here’s a link to a fascinating Q&A interview of CFO Armen Miamidian on how sales and finance can work together to improve bottom-line profits.

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

From Happiness Gardener to Schmooze Engineer – Fantastic Titles and Unique Perks to Motivate Employees!

Today I tripped across a company that surely knows how to attract and keep their employees motivated. How can I tell? Check out their job titles: Happiness Gardner, Schmooze Engineer, Lounge Manager…

January 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

83 New Year’s Resolutions to Enrich Your Life and Career

New Year’s resolutions for life and career. How to land a job. Succeed in your career. Find new friends and professional groups. Improve work-life balance. Donate to community…

January 3, 2013 · 5 Comments

The “Stay Interview” – HR Best Practices

Ever hear of a “stay interview”? Stay interviews identify how employees are feeling about their job. What drives them. What ideas they have for change, improvement and growth.

December 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

Attention Business Owners – Are Your Policies Ready for A Weather Emergency?

Is your business ready for a weather emergency? I’m talking about personnel policies and procedures. Get these free tips and resources…

October 29, 2012 · 5 Comments

Tips and Ideas on How to Think Like Your Customer, for Salespeople, Sales Managers and Trainers

“Can’t Change the Product? Change the Offer” is just one of dozens of informative articles served up on this weekly sales and marketing blog. Learn the secrets of…

October 25, 2012 · 4 Comments

How to Be a True Leader, Not Just a Boss

“Russell Ewing, a British journalist, said: A boss creates fear; a leader, confidence. A boss fixes blame; a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all; a leader asks questions. A … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 2 Comments