Posts tagged "sales"

Attention Boomers: Millennials Make Great Mentors

        How familiar are you with these terms: infographics, ibeacons, mobile apps, disruption, or multi-channel marketing?   Until a few months ago, these words meant nothing to me either.  However, it seems that these subjects kept coming in business conversations and I hate to always be the one to ask the question; “what... Read more »

4 Ways to Help Start Your Business Reinvention

      If you’re like most of us, just the thought of changing or reinventing your business is mindboggling.  The first question that usually pops into our minds is “where do I start”? Barry Saltzman, CEO and Founder of Saltzman Group corporate coaching expert explains that “it is imperative by starting with your customers... Read more »

5 Ways To Reinvent Your Company

  Treat your employees well.  Please don’t hire people on their skills alone.  You want people who will fit in your team.  You can train people about your business.  You can’t teach people to have integrity and ambition.  You need people who have a sense of team and contribution.  You want employees who WANT to... Read more »

Five Ways to Start Your Career Reinvention

Take a deep breath.  Career reinventions are usually thrust on us.  We normally don’t wake up one day and say “Hey, I think I’ll turn my life upside down and change.”  Unfortunately loss triggers a career transition…company downsizing, mergers or acquisition with new management.  Most of us want to hide in our cubes and hope... Read more »

Reinvent Your Career NOW - Here's Why

    When you start thinking about your new-year resolutions for 2015, add “reinvent my career”.  The world of work is changing more than more everyday and 2015 promises to be a year of uber change.  Organizations will continue to merge throwing many people out of work.  You don’t know if you’ll be one of... Read more »

Bad business karma is a bitch - here's why

Lying, cheating and backstabbing are really crummy things that happen every day in the business world.   This behavior is destructive and costly.  And it’s rampant.  People think they can get away with deception and they can for a while.  However, there’s this little thing called “karma” that kicks in and changes the game.  Karma says... Read more »

Chicago-City of Broad Shoulders

  In the 1970’s and 80’s businesses made giving back to society a part of their business plan.  I worked for a small training company in San Francisco in 1990 and we give 15% of our profits to local charities.  It was a great selling point and clients admired our commitment.  Our pricing was very... Read more »

5 essentials you need to know about digital marketing

According to Wikipedia (the source for everything) “Digital marketing is marketing that makes use of electronic devices (computers) such as personal computers, smartphones, cellphones, tablets and game consoles to engage with stakeholders. Digital marketing applies technologies or platforms such as websites, e-mail, apps (classic and mobile) and social networks. Social Media Marketing is a component of digital marketing. Many organizations use a combination of traditional and digital... Read more »

The Sexy Business Attitude in Chicago

I’ve lived in a boatload of cities:  Omaha, Houston, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Cincinnati and now Chicago.  I can tell you with great authority and experience that Chicago has by far THE sexiest business attitude of all of them….I didn’t say “sexist”. I said “sexiest”.  It’s edgy, innovative, strong, determined, community oriented, and last but not... Read more »

Jimmy Greenfield is a good guy

The nicest and most unexpected thing happened to me today and I wanted to share it with you.  I’m a writer.  I write because it keeps me sane….especially during winters like this.  I hardly ever get paid to write, but that’s OK.  I write because I know I’m good and I know have something to... Read more »