Month: August 2014

  Whether you are new to the networking scene or looking for a different audience, be sure you look into all your local options in joining a trade associations, civic organizations or other professional group.  Too often I see business …

Get out of your comfort zone and visit a new networking group! Read More »

One of the best ways to succeed as a supervisor is to build a winning team.  Part of that task includes the sometimes distasteful job of coaching and improving subpar performance. Everyone can take criticism, right? Wrong. And berating staff …

How do you build a winning team? Practice your powers of influence. Read More »

When you are asked to provide a program for a group, whether civic or professional, you know you’re going to be scrutinized by everyone in attendance. Whether they really do this or not is questionable, but your personal pride should …

Are you holding yourself back from great opportunities as a public speaker? Read More »

Another term for positioning is self-marketing.  Can you market yourself  into a certain ob, office, title, peer group or organization?  The answer is probably yes, however you must lay out a plan.  Your plan will require goals and timetables, and …

What sacrifices are you willing to make in order to market yourself to a larger audience? Read More »

  Through a learning process you will also discover a great deal about yourself: your likes and dislikes, tolerances and intolerances, strengths and weaknesses–and very important–just how much patience you have for the learning process. Many energetic, hard-working people want to …

Where is your journey of self discovery taking you? Read More »

Where is customer service positioned on your corporate ladder?  And I don’t mean lip service either…..I mean real customer service. All over the country, I always ask the same question. How many people have been to Disneyworld or Disneyland? Invariably, …

Are you just giving people lip service or delivering true customer service to your clients? Read More »