Time Management Tip for Work

Time Management

Clock Watcher

Information overload. Business planning. To-do lists. Getting things done.

It’s a universal issue so I’ll weigh in. Why not? Read more

Bill Simmons and Malcolm Gladwell

Bill Simmons

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Years ago my wonderful bride bought me a copy of Bill Simmons’ book, The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to the Sports Guy. A wildly ambitious book that reinforced my belief that some people are simply more committed than others.

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Data as Currency?

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ancient money – bigger wallets

Did you see this article?

http://gigaom.com/data/data-isnt-just-the-new-oil-its-the-new-money-ask-zoe-keating/

I picked it up from my friends Datafiniti. (Gracias)

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The Law of Reciprocity

Give and Take

Give and Take by the Fistful

As I may have mentioned, The Psychology of Influence is one of my favorite books. Dr Robert Cialdini.

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Long Tail Demand and the Direct to Garment Printer

Long Tail Demand Retail

Long Tail Demand

A few weeks ago I made reference to a life lesson learned with my old garment business, Mad Gringo. The lack of data inherent in that business manifested itself in inventory and violated one of my other life lessons: keep cash in hand. Not all was lost because we bumped into a wondrous little machine from Brother via my friends at Axiom America – the Brother Direct To Garment Printer.

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Starting a business

Starting a small business

Greg, how did you make the decision to start a new business?

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The Newsletter that was

Here’s a copy of the newsletter from Nov 14th. All for you.

The Week of November 12

Facebook has changed again.

Facebook Algorithm Changes October 2012

Ch-ch-ch-changes

That picture has been popping up all over FB fan pages as Facebook does its best to tamp down the relative spamminess of  what shows up in your personal FB feed. Page managers aren’t happy to see their engagement numbers drop and as they look to drive those numbers back up it feels like Facebook is “forcing” pages into buying ads to get their messages out. Superstar Mark Cuban has been particularly vocal: http://allfacebook.com/mark-cuban-facebook-reach_b104785

Interesting stuff.

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Improve Your Listening Skills

Dennis Minton Sales Training

Dennis Minton

Minton Dickes
(Dennis Minton is an Organizational Consultant. I like how he thinks. Enjoy.)

 “Good listeners generally make more sales than good talkers.”  B. C. Holwick

 INCREASE YOUR LISTENING POWER

Books have been written and courses have been developed on how to be a  more effective listener. Every salesperson should read and study all he or she can on this important area of selling. By listening, you:

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Plumbers Butt and Marketing Copywriting

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Have you met Duluth Trading Company?

I met them via a friend. I’m a sucker for a funny story.

I’ll get to that, but look at what happens on my first visit:

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