Posts Tagged with: education

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 …

The Recipe to Become a Sought After Consultant

Posted in - All About ME & Building Business Relationships & Building PEOPLE Relationships & Sales and Marketing in 2010 & Uncategorized on May 16th 2010 9 Comments

50% Track Record
50% Relationship Builder / Networker

Is it really so simple?

Under each of these areas are several bullet points / advice on how to mazimize each bullet point; but once you hear my story, I have proved this is the recipe for a thriving ‘restaurant’.

While I was working in the corporate world, I always did …

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 …

Biggest Mistake a Higher Education Company can make!

Posted in - higher education on January 24th 2010 0 Comments

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 of your business – get them on the phones! Every manager needs to go through admissions or enrollment services (sales) training! To be a great marketer …

Transaction vs. relationship

Posted in - Building Business Relationships on January 21st 2010 1 Comments

A transaction can be defined as an ‘exchange’. In business, many times it’s thought of as a “one time deal”…There are more one time deals than relatioships, unfortunately – but think of the TIME and energy that would be saved if you had 4 or 5 stong business relationships that could produce the same …