– a concern for most companies around the world. Inflation is a decline in the purchasing power of currency. As long as there has been currency there has been inflation. It has always been a good practice to match your pricing to the Producer Price Index (PPI – 2.4%). This ensures that you continue to receive... Continue Reading →
Who is Your Biggest Enemy?
His name is Poverty. Not only is this the biggest fear a human can have it is the most difficult to overcome if you are afflicted with this fear. Let’s start with the definition of fear. This is one that is simple and I like it: False Evidence Appearing Real Fear, like all other emotions, is basically information.... Continue Reading →
Employee Development – It’s Not a “Once and Done”
Growing your business is not a one-and-done deal, neither is growing your people. Unused employee development training is like the unused Peloton your clothes are draped over. You aren’t going to ride it one time and consider your fitness is all good for the year. You have to keep exercising to keep your fitness. It’s... Continue Reading →
Do You Want to be a Hula-Hoop Champion?
Do you ever find yourself wasting energy trying to meet the needs of others? Have you overcommitted to tasks you really didn’t have time for? Do you have too many “hoops spinning at a time? Lastly, do you find yourself getting in a hoop that doesn't belong to you? Stay inside your own hula-hoop (also... Continue Reading →
Thinking Outside the Pizza Box
Workforce Shortage? Have you thought about paying your customers to do the work for you? Everyone is faced with the labor shortage dilemma and getting creative is the only way to solve the problem. That is just what Domino’s pizza did. Their solution to compensate for the labor shortage and the decline in sales is... Continue Reading →
Video Marketing is the Future
Do you want to create a more personal, emotional connection with your audience? In 2022, having a video that can help you promote your products and services is more important than ever. The pandemic catapulted what was once a luxury to a necessity. We also no longer have to be stuck to a TV to... Continue Reading →
Omni Channel Selling … Will it make you or break you?
Do you want to be in front of the sales trends? Of course you do. The new age of selling, especially in retail is omni selling. Omni selling and social selling will make or break some brands. According to a study by Gartner, 50% of brands will fail to unify customer engagement in 2022 by... Continue Reading →
Who’s driving the car, you or your clients? The story goes like this, you and your client are in the car driving the road of sales and you’re so excited just to be in the car and on the road that you forgot to see just exactly who is driving the car. By the time... Continue Reading →
EQ Does it Really Matter?
A manager that never lets his temper get out of control, one with complete trust of their team, always speaks kindly, listens to their team, is easy to talk to and always makes careful informed decisions. These are qualities of someone with a high degree of emotional intelligence. For leaders, having emotional intelligence is essential for... Continue Reading →
Customization: A Consumer Habit
We live in a world where everyone wants their own way, and people expect companies to offer customized options. In today's competitive marketplace, consumers and businesses alike want to do things their own way. If you want to provide your customers with personalized products and services, you need to put the customer first. Instead, look... Continue Reading →