It is just plain tough to say no – isn't it? Saying no at work complicates things even further. You need to be a team player. You might be proving yourself still. You could be known as the "Yes!" Woman, because you always help out an come to the rescue. But no one else knows how much is on your plate but you. You are in control of your plate.
“Develop an employee and you improve one person’s job performance. Develop a manager and you’ve improved the entire team.” So says SalesFuel CEO C. Lee Smith about why he created his new data-driven management platform, TeamKeeper®, which develops smarter, more effective managers. The new 2.0 version is rolling out 4 new, significant features that increase
SalesFuel, a leading sales enablement firm of sales management strategists, is pleased to announce the addition of three new employees to its sales team. Lisa Rigsby joins as Sales Strategist and Consultant, facilitating sales of the company’s core product AdMall®, the leading sales intelligence platform for local media, advertising agency and digital marketing sales. Previously,
Among dealership service customers who scheduled their appointment online, more than three-fourths (76 percent) said they were apt to go that route again, according to research from Cox Automotive. What’s more, setting up the service visit online creates a path toward a happier customer, says Jim Roche, vice president of marketing and managed services at Xtime.
What do your coaching sessions sound like? If they’re all about you asking your team members the ‘Are you done with the project yet?’ question, your management effort isn’t as effective as it could be.
If you are using final weeks of each quarter to hastily make deals, you might want to reconsider. You could end up costing your company more than you're winning.
"Two large studies published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that the more coffee a person drank, the lower his or her risk of early death. The results were largely consistent among more than 700,000 study participants from a variety of racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds."
Most people misunderstand and mis-define the word serious. They view it as stoic, non-smiling, stiff, non-humorous, and boring. Hardly.
Social media has sparked a culture of calling out businesses. Consumers are taking it upon themselves to highlight and amplify brands’ bad behavior for the world to see. Situations involving bad customer service and rude employees no longer take place in isolation, according to Sprout Social's Q3 Social Index report.
If you want to be thought of as the best manager your employees have ever had, you have to care from within. Your people have to PERCEIVE you as genuinely giving a damn about them AS PEOPLE - not just robots (headcount) who show up to generate numbers for you.
“The only difference between successful people and those who struggle is that successful people do what needs to be done, when it needs to be done — to the best of their ability — whether they feel like doing it or not!” – Jim Cathcart
Eight of the 10 top dates to get engaged occur during the holidays, with Christmas Day coming in at No. 1, according to WeddingWire. Valentine's Day is No. 2, followed by Christmas Eve. The wedding-planning process can be overwhelming, and bridal expos can help with a jumping off point. Fortunately, there are a lot of bridal expos and wedding shows planned for the beginning of the new year.
We hear a lot these days about how leaders should be filled with passion and purpose. Steve Jobs’ fanatical devotion to developing and selling his line of sleekly styled and game-changing digital devices is a famous example. How much does purpose matter for other leaders?
I’m getting my stroke back. This week I am in South Carolina on a self-imposed writing retreat. While most of my day is spent writing, I decided to take this time away to get back to my favorite sport…tennis.
"Sports-related tourism is big bucks in America. Super Bowl XLVIII was widely touted (if disputed) as having a $600 million economic impact in the New York City region. Chump change next to the billions surrounding the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia," Travel + Leisure reports.
One way to build relationships is to actually talk to people. Don’t get in the habit of using only social media or email to communicate with others. While digital tools are convenient, they shouldn’t be a complete substitute for picking up the phone or meeting in-person.