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What Can $100 Accomplish in a Community?

What can $100 accomplish in a community? Could you take $100 and make a difference by giving it to someone or to a  group in your community? There are a lot of great causes that you could donate money to. … Continue reading

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I can’t understand what you are talking about!

How often do you listen to yourself? Do you ever record what you say on audio or video then really listen? Most people don’t realize when describing things that are a little abstract or complex that they sound nonsensical. Dan … Continue reading

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Eliminate the Disconnect between Marketing and Sales

I am presenting “Applying Baldrige to the Marketing Function” at the ISA Marketing and Sales Summit. This post originally appeared as a guest post on that site. Are your marketing and sales efforts focused on the same goals or is … Continue reading

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What’s Coming in 2011? More Focus and Accomplishments!

Have you ever slid around in the snow? Given the weather the entire US has experienced in the last several weeks. (Thank Goodness it’s warmed up a little in Chattanooga!) Many of us have that sliding experience fresh in our … Continue reading

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I Need to Optimize My Social Quotient Profile

I started reading Social Nation over the weekend. It’s been in my to-read stack for a few weeks but I had to get through this year’s obligations for the TNCPE examination cycle to free up some time. In the first … Continue reading

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Thank You’s are in order

I got busy and fell behind on posts and also fell behind sending out a few internet thank you’s that are in order. I won an iPod Touch in a blogging contest for the ISA Marketing and Sales Summit back … Continue reading

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Dick Morley thinks we are letting celebrity infatuation make us stupid

I attended an ISA event a couple of weeks ago and Dick Morley – The Father of the PLC spoke to the group at the end. He is an interesting and opinionated guy. During his speech he stated that one of … Continue reading

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Another Political Party? Modern Whigs

There is an interesting article in today’s WSJ – Political Party for Mild-Mannered Is Off to a Slow Start. The Modern Whigs party is looking to place its flag dead center in the political spectrum. They are seeking moderates to … Continue reading

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Let them build the mosque or stop building Catholic Churches

The United States and specifically New York City is in heated debate over designs to build a Muslim place of worship near Ground Zero. The attacks at Ground Zero on September 11th caused about 3,000 deaths in the hours immediately … Continue reading

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Delivering Happiness – Book Review

Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh takes a divergent path from most business books. The writing style is a little goofy and unorthodox. The use of buzzwords and newly created business terms is almost completely absent. And Tony goes into quite … Continue reading

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