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Not getting a follow-up call after a job interview when promised is a very common occurrence. Candidates are sometimes sure that they aced the interview and are perfect for the position, and, in fact, they are anticipating a call and an offer. But instead they get “nothing.” No offer; no call. They never hear from... More »Ten Tips for the Job Interview Follow Up
Bold, brash, and confident. These are just a few choice words I would use to describe Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge, especially when considered in light of its predecessor. As much as I enjoyed the HD remake of the first Monkey Island, its upgrade was confined almost solely to the visuals and the audio, with... More »Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge Review (PSN)
Qualifying a lead and deciding if an individual or business will make a purchasing decision goes to the heart of a strong business. Six Serving Men Google recently started a program where it reads your email content (and I assume other online things about you ad well) and using this information tries to predict what... More »How Certain Are You Your Prospect Will Buy?
Sales reps dread dealing with mistakes. At best they get you off track … at worse they lose you the sale. Mistakes run the gamut from corporate issues like defective products or billing issues to mistakes generated by the sales rep themselves – like sharing faulty information or missing a key player involved in making... More »Selling Mistakes – Five Corrections for Getting Back on Track
Word of mouth is generally considered to be the most powerful form of marketing on Earth today. But we find that it is poorly understood, because most of us look at it from the lens of our experiences – particularly B2B demand generation. Why is it so important to learn the principles of Word of... More »How to Grow Sales for Free
There are days when you seem to generating financial sales leads like normal when all of a sudden something big comes in and has sent all those sales leads into a panic. It is like those typical monster attacks where the emergence of a humongous lizard or alien stomps into town and your sales leads... More »When Financial Sales Leads Are Thrown Into A Panic
What’s in this episode? 12 minutes of small business awesomeness. 1. This week’s topic: How to Get Your Business Off the Ground with SCORE One of the best ways to get your business really moving is to seek mentorship and education from others who have gone before you. When you understand the challenges that are... More »Get Your Business Off the Ground with SCORE [Speakeasy Podcast #38]
Every trade show is overrun with free giveaways and tchotchkes – and has been for decades. We all look forward to winning the newest tablet, and we’ve all come home from the big conference in Vegas or Houston with a bag full of engraved pens and stress balls with logos emblazoned across the front. After... More »Are Free Giveaways a Worthwhile Business Strategy?
In 2013, I have talked about a number of different topics: social media, thought leadership, content marketing, mobile marketing and more. I keep coming back to this one statement, “Keep it Simple” Today, there is all kind of noise. Noise from media. Every news event is a crisis. Also, more messages are trying to sound... More »Your Message – Keep it Simple
Developing and maintaining the motivation of members of your team is perhaps one of the most important skills of leaders and managers. After all, leaders and managers only achieve through the efforts of others. And (we) know from our own experiences that the level of performance we achieve depends on our inner drive each day... More »The Key To Staff Motivation & How To Capitalize On It
Whether you are a CEO or entry-level employee, getting along with others is paramount to success and your career is no exception to this rule. While tenacity, hard work, intelligence and making the right decisions are all significant factors in the equation to achievement, interpersonal relationships can either make an individual’s career manageable and more... More »4 Easy Ways To Deal With Difficult Co-Workers
You found a China supplier online. They look good. But how can you be sure the supplier is legitimate and will meet your needs? This article offers simple, effective and affordable strategies to answer that essential question. In the China sourcing industry, when we talk about verifying the legitimacy of a factory we are generally... More »How to Verify a Chinese Supplier
Sports can teach some of life’s greatest lessons. Lessons like how to be a good teammate, how to respond in the face of adversity, and how to prepare for success over a long season. Arguably one of the greatest teachers of these life lessons was Coach John Wooden. During Coach Wooden’s tenure as the head... More »15 Leadership Lessons from Coach John Wooden
Sometimes if you cannot login to WordPress admin area it can make it very hard to troubleshoot any problems you are having. Thankfully, if you have self hosted WordPress, (running WordPress on hosting you purchased) you can then access more settings to see if you can fix the problem that way. This tutorial is not... More »Deactivate WordPress Plugins Even if You Cannot Login [Video]