Monthly Archives: April, 2010

How Would Jack Bauer Fair in CORPORATE AMERICA?

Posted in - Building PEOPLE Relationships & Sales and Marketing in 2010 & What's in my head now? on April 13th 2010 0 Comments

When my better half walked in from work today he said, “Can you blog about 24?” So…being the dedicated wife that I am, here goes…

I started watching 24 my Junior (or was it Senior – who remembers?) year in college. Like everyone else, Jack Bauer immediately became ‘my hero’. Why …

I don’t have a job…NOW WHAT?!?!

Posted in - Sales and Marketing in 2010 & Uncategorized & What's in my head now? on April 13th 2010 6 Comments

Boo Hoo. You’re out of a job. You and every one of your 9 friends. We’re all out of jobs, or we’re working for less money, or we’re not getting paid what we’re worth…or the company has cut out our spouses or our parents. Rest assured, we all know someone, most …

Why START UP companies are KEY to Work For!

Posted in - Building Business Relationships & Building PEOPLE Relationships & higher education & innovation on April 13th 2010 8 Comments

Two things I look for in every company I work with:

1. Do they executives believe in continuous learning as well as personal / professional growth AND will they aide you in your journey…
2. Is their business model, or product, something new, innovative, and / or something that the market has not seen before.

If …

Don’t be a HATER

Posted in - innovation & Sales and Marketing in 2010 on April 12th 2010 0 Comments

I got an email from Gary Vaynerchuck today stating, “Hey Guys I was wondering if you guys have read Crush IT and if you had if you would please leave your honest review on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0061914177/ref=cm_rdp_product a bunch of haters have come on in the past week and I was thinking that it’s sad …

Why Do Schools AND Corporations KILL Creativity?

Posted in - higher education & innovation & Uncategorized & What's in my head now? on April 9th 2010 10 Comments

In every company I’ve worked for, innovation and creativity have been applauded…sort of.

Executives encourage innovation in business, but many times unless strategies comes across to the rest of the business as “their ideas”, the executives are not happy. I contend that this is one of the reasons start up businesses have become so popular …

Does a Director of Admissions Need to Have PHONE Experience?

Posted in - higher education & Sales and Marketing in 2010 on April 8th 2010 1 Comments

I am reposting this entry as I received interesting feedback the last time it was posted. Making a slight tweak here and there, but content remains the same.

Higher education companies – I plead you to listen; When you hire anyone who will make decisions regarding marketing and sales, anyone who can effect the revenue …

Over the Edge

Posted in - All About ME & Sales and Marketing in 2010 & Uncategorized & What's in my head now? on April 8th 2010 1 Comments

I woke up this morning to read a great blog post that hit home for me.

Ty Unglebower, a writer, actor, radio host, movie lover, and recent ‘connection’ blogs about the difference in Passion and Obsession.

This leads to me ask the question, “how does one know they’ve gone over the edge?”. I …