Monthly Archives: February 2013

February 2013: Vote Now for The Supplier Spotlight!

I’m writing from a Vancouver hotel where I attended a trade show. I’ve heard it’s a beautiful city, but with 8 days of rain I couldn’t really say. Blizzard #Nemo extended my stay… much to Kodi’s dismay (this American Eskimo … Continue reading

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Entry #1: Cut Those Unhealthy Attachments

CLICK HERE TO VOTE→ One of the great things about the rise of cloud-based software apps—aside from Angry Birds—is the huge improvements in productivity tools we now have at our disposal. We moved away from using “legacy software” like Microsoft Word and … Continue reading

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Entry #2: Get a TaskRabbit

CLICK HERE TO VOTE→ A couple of months ago we started using an app called TaskRabbit, and it’s really improved the efficacy (and costs) of our temporary hiring.  The app & the website are incredibly user-friendly, and every person we’ve … Continue reading

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Entry #3: 4 Benefits of eLearning

CLICK HERE TO VOTE→ Instead of firing employees, organizations should fire-up their employees’ drive to improve the skills that contribute towards their company’s growth. This can be accomplished through any number of low-cost, customized eLearning tools. Here are 4 reasons … Continue reading

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Entry #4: AVATARS are the Future of Your Business

CLICK HERE TO VOTE → “[Faced with a 20th Century Computer] Scotty: Computer! Computer?  [He’s handed a mouse, and he speaks into it]  Scotty: Hello, computer.  Dr. Nichols: Just use the keyboard.  Scotty: Keyboard. How quaint.” —From the 1986 movie Star … Continue reading

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Entry #5: How to Cold-Call a Voicemail Message

CLICK HERE TO VOTE→ Any B2B salesperson who spends any time on the phone has already realized that 90% of sales dials end up in voice mail.  As a result, talented, knowledgeable salespeople find themselves spending 90% of their effort … Continue reading

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