Breaking Down Sales and Marketing
All too commonly, organizations have made the assumption that all salespeople are skilled at marketing and that all marketers are skilled at sales. As a result, they’ve treated their talent as “multi-purpose” employees, often combining sales and marketing departments in a futile attempt to conserve resources. Surprisingly, this still happens today. Let’s take a look at why this is a foolish practice and how businesses are selling themselves short.No Regret
When my clients’ spirit people come through, they often speak of regrets and unfinished business. When that happens, I remember reading this article written by a palliative care nurse: “The Top Five Regrets People Make on Their Deathbed.”New Book Offers Heroic Leadership Techniques for Individuals and Organizations
In “Building Up Without Tearing Down,” Chad Ellsworth shares his experiences with hazing in fraternities and then offers parallels to the business world of how we often tear down rather than build up people when we initiate them into our organizations. This book offers a fresh perspective on the business world and how we can all be more welcoming and true brothers and sisters to one another.Tidy Up Tuesdays: Do You Need Help With Your Office Supply Addiction?
Seriously! I think I need a 12-step program. For an office supplies addiction. Who in their right mind, other than a retail store, needs that many office supplies?Because Of You I Learned To Trust Again
If your trust has been broken, you may ne’er permit yourself to trust once more. Don’t try and shield yourself by being mistrusting. Don’t live a lonely and unfulfilled life without significant relationships.