Explain Your Business Failures

Tell me your war story and I will tell you mine One of the premises of social media is to create a conversation with your followers.  Some people are really great at striking up a conversation, while others lack social grace and simply ask the wrong questions. Organizations and individuals that are trying to help, […]

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Sales Force Social Media Woo’s

Is your sales force lacking social media skills? In today’s business culture companies are discouraging sales force from using social media, but yet they want their sales force social media savvy about its marketing potential.  Social media is a double ended sword – you have to allow your sales force to experience it and use […]

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Working Under Pressure

Working Under Pressure You Achieve Your Best Work “I do my best work under pressure,” really, under pressure? I have heard this statement from many people who are up against a clock to get a project completed.  Magically, they get super human abilities that allow them to think faster, focus harder, and manage their time […]

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Consistency is not the path to Exceptional

Consistently late, consistently unreliable, consistently is mediocre we rate people by. Consistency is a negative perception more so than a positive perception.  Very rarely will you hear the praise of being consistently on time, consistently superior, or consistently accurate?  Yet people stride to be consistent in their activities, judgments and routines. Maybe the trick to […]

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The Image of Intelligence

Being Informed, the Illusion of Intelligence in Business Keeping informed of what is going on at work, your industry, and events’ happening around you creates the illusion of intelligence. One doesn’t need to be a world scholar to read a blog or scan a press release. Business reports, company emails, and social media information streams […]

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