Networking

Networking

TMC – Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Networking In the last six weeks, I have been at AGMs and conferences—about eight of them. I did a lot of networking. And it pays off. Also, in just eight weeks, I will be at the WSC in the 613, (add the following address under WSC in the...
Recognizing Influencers

Recognizing Influencers

I have the daily privilege of meeting many different people. Some are leaders, some are not. Some are influencers, some are not. Some are just starting out and gathering all the knowledge they can, while others are finishing off their careers and sharing their...
Building Walls with Ear Buds!

Building Walls with Ear Buds!

I have never seen so many people with headphones and earbuds! Everywhere you look, people have earbuds in (or now Bluetooth headphones). It seems to be sending a message that says “Get out of my space!” Up until a short while ago, I truly thought people were listening...
Making Meetings Matter

Making Meetings Matter

Do you hate going to meetings—sales, staff, or planning meetings? I usually dread it. Time is precious to me. I work long days, and especially when I travel, it is important that my time is managed well. I hate it when I show up to a meeting and it starts late, runs...
Winning

Winning

Vince Lombardi once said, “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is!” This is so true. We will never win every negotiation. Neither will we win all the business we truly want. But we have to try hard—100% for every opportunity. For everyone in and outside our...
Philanthropy and Sponsorship are Different

Philanthropy and Sponsorship are Different

Let’s get right to the point. Sponsorship and philanthropy are not the same. They are different—very different. Typically, philanthropy is done by individuals, not companies, but some companies still give for the sake of giving expecting nothing in return. Actually,...