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3 Huge 'Checking In' Travel Tips

In the last 25 years, I have taken over 1100 flights, stayed in over 500 hotels, rented over 75 cars, 3 long distance bus trips, 2 train rides and stayed in 2 Bed and Breakfast joints throughout 11 countries. I'm qualified to tell you ... read more...

DO NOT give an Office Massage

Even though the workplace is getting a little more comfortable today, the sexual harassment laws are getting more strict. I applaud the efforts to make companies and job sites less sleezy and better working environments ... read more...

No Internet Allowed; In the Internet Department

I used to be the Sales Director of the Internet Department at a car dealership. Just to clarify, the Internet Department in the auto-biz is a division of the sales force who specifically serve web clients that have been shopping through the internet. . ... read more...

What if the Trade Show Biz was run like the Airline Biz

What if the trade show industry were run like airlines? Several months ago I saw an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “If the World Were Run Like Airlines”.  In this ‘altered’ world, sandwich prices would spike at peak hours and ‘priority’ elevators at the hotel would cost extra. ... read more...

Just Ask for the Sale

Too many sales people work on their pitch and master their craft only to severely fail and drop the ball by missing the most important step in the process. The boldness of actually asking something like this: “Assuming all the numbers are agreeable is.... read more...

Can you be their 'Boss' and their 'Friend'?

My father has always owned several businesses. He is a genius when it comes to filling a need and providing a service with supreme excellence. He is a self taught man and does methodical research in every venture he goes after....... read more...

To Work from Home; or Not to Work from Home

I like going to work by going to work. Ya know what I mean? What I'm trying to say is, I like to wake up, say my prayers, read my Bible, take a shower and drive to an office.  Generally, I think...... read more...

Does Anyone Pick Up the Phone Anymore?

I remember when we used to let the phone ring because we thought that it “might” be someone we didn’t want to talk to. Okay, I know I’m dating myself but I’ve been there for a few blank stares at my grandmother’s old rotary... read more...

FETC 2015 Coming to Orlando, Florida

FETC is the content-rich conference that brings education leaders and technology experts together to exchange techniques and strategies for teaching and learning success. Known worldwide for its..... read more...

Turn 'Cold Calls' into 'Connect Calls'

I don't think I ever met a salesman that enjoyed making cold calls. In fact, it's usually the entry level gig to any major sales position with a company. I'm a salesman. Let's be honest. Cold Calling.... read more...

3 Days Dedicated to the Monetization of Digital Content

Digital Entertainment World 2015 (DEW) is drawing near and organizers are putting together all the final schedules and appearances for their keynote speakers, industry experts, conferences and showcases.... read more...

Set Short Term, Achievable Biz Resolutions

Many companies around the country sat their teams down and put together goals and targets for 2015 that they believe are achievable and needed to bring their company more success... read more...

The Salesman That Couldn't Lie

Once upon a time, there was a car salesman that couldn't lie. At least this is what he told all the customers who came into his dealership.

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Cyber Monday just two days after Selfie Saturday

Will the obvious attempts at new marketing hooks ever stop?  Okay wait, that was a bad question. Of course they won't stop. New marketing hooks is what all businesses look for on a daily basis. And they should never have to apologize for that. Maybe read more...

The Not-So 'Foo Foo' Advice for a Successful Show

Don't ignore my previous advice.  Absorb it and apply it. However, while those kind of fun and fluffy ideas will all lead to positive results for your business, I want to tighten the bolts a little and point you towards some heavier read more...

Sales Peeps Need to be 'Textually Active'

If senior citizens are texting, your prospective clients are texting as well.  In fact, a 2014 Pew Research study cites that 81 percent of cell phone owners use their phones to text. And as you can probably imagine, those statistics are rising read more...

 

SpaceCom Coming 2015

Space commerce?  Really?  Are we really there already?  Well…a year from now Nasa think we will be as they've scheduled an expo called SpaceCom being held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.  The show is set for November 17th through the 19th, 2015. According to read more...

 

Managing Modern-Day Employees

I read a great article over on Forbes.com written by Best Selling author, Jacob Morgan. The piece was called “5 Must-Have Qualities of the Modern Manager” and Jacob does a great job breaking down some important considerations team leaders need to make when read more...

 

Exhibitor Pitfalls to Watch Out For

I've been involved in various employment roles or career choices scattered over a variety of industries.  Entertainment, Heating and Air Conditioning, Automobile, Restaurant, Dry Cleaning, Tech and now, Trade Show. I know that's an interesting pool of experience to fathom but read more...

Storm Trooper Arrests MCM Fan

At the 2012 MCM ComicCon Convention in London, a fan who tried to be funny, got a taste of a capture much like Luke Skywalker experienced.  Watch the whole video.  It’s pretty funny.  Poor kid probably thought it would never read more...

"Please say 'yes'; my rent is due!"

As a salesperson, I’m pretty sure that the words “please say ‘yes’ because my rent is due” have never come out of your mouth.  It would be pretty hard to close any deals with that kind of desperate, transparent approach.  I mean, you may find one or two peeps that would make a sympathy purchase, but most prospects would tell you to read more...

Today's Consumer Has the Attention Span of a Gnat

I kid you not–after I got the idea to write on this subject, I typed the title that you see above. At the same time, a song that I like began playing at my desk.  It captured me for a minute and the subject matter got me thinking about things in my life that related to the song. Five minutes later, I looked up at the screen and said, “oh yeah, I’m supposed to be writing about keeping consumer attention.” True story.  I lost read more...

 

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