Posts in the Category: Building PEOPLE Relationships

Social Media as a “Closing” Tool for Deal Makers

Posted in - Building Business Relationships & Building PEOPLE Relationships & Sales and Marketing in 2010 on December 7th 2010 4 Comments

I’m a Facebook Stalker. 10 years ago, pre Facebook, some called me a “yenta”; I called myself a ‘fact finder’. In these times, we are all “Facebook Stalkers” to some extent; but the question you should ask yourself is WHY are you a FB stalker?

I use FB, Twitter, and Linkedin for several reasons …

What Matters

Posted in - All About ME & Building PEOPLE Relationships & What's in my head now? on December 2nd 2010 0 Comments

I had an awful experience this evening. Admittedly, I am one of those nut jobs who thinks my dog is my “child” and in my next lifetime would love to come back as a labradoodle in a home like mine as my dog gets treated better than most children. I opened the dishwasher …

The Only Person to be Loyal to…is YOU

Posted in - All About ME & Building PEOPLE Relationships & innovation & What's in my head now? on November 17th 2010 17 Comments

I’m loyal – some may say, “too a fault” and on the surface, it may appear so. I’ve turned down opportunities that would’ve helped me grow, make more money, connect me with new and different people, provide new experiences…all because “I’m a loyal employee” (or so it would seem to the outside viewer). …

No? What Does That Mean?

Posted in - All About ME & Building Business Relationships & Building PEOPLE Relationships & Uncategorized & What's in my head now? on September 3rd 2010 35 Comments

I hate the Steven Stills (and later redone by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young) quote, “If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with”. Does that not say to anyone else, “it’s okay to settle”? No way, not me – not for a moment would I ever …

PEOPLE make start ups profitable. Period.

Posted in - Building Business Relationships & Building PEOPLE Relationships & innovation & Sales and Marketing in 2010 & Uncategorized on August 26th 2010 3 Comments

I’ve worked in 4 start ups and been successful 4 times. I define success in a start up as the company becoming profitable as well as a “going concern” business.

While my ego would like to think I can attribute these successes to my own intellectual superiority, I …

It’s NOT “All About the Benjamen’s Baby”

Posted in - All About ME & Building Business Relationships & Building PEOPLE Relationships & What's in my head now? on June 5th 2010 15 Comments

The solution to manage Gen Y’s is simple; They are looking for mentors – both for professional growth and personal growth. Can Gen X and the Baby Boomers rise to the occasion?