This weekend marked one of the strongest – if not the strongest – storms ever to have taken place on earth: Super Typhoon Haiyan, with surges as high as trees and wind gust reaching 175 miles per hour ravaging the Phillipines. An estimated 10,000 are thought to have perished.
When I was 13 I took French at school. My teacher was a whiz at teaching the language but was also invested in teaching us French culture. We had lessons on the significance of la bise (the kiss on the cheek upon greeting a friend) and how to greet someone properly based on their relationship to you, we learned about stained glass and flying buttresses, we learned about the difference between Santa Clause and Père Noel.
In an exclusive to Forbes, online marketing company Leadtail, in conjunction with DNN Software, has provided me with an early look at the new B2B Insights report on Online Marketers the company will issue on Monday, Sept. 30, from Leadtail.com. I covered Leadtail’s Q2 report on Digital Marketers here.
When it comes to credibility-building, the three most powerful words in the English language are: “I don’t know.” Many salespeople and most managers think that they’ll lose credibility if they admit ignorance, especially about something about which they “ought” to know. However, the exact opposite is the case.
In January of this year, my collaborator Tom Lowery read an article about Ted Rubin, one of the “big fish” in the murky social media marketing pond. (Tom notes that some of those fish are flakier than others–nice one, Tom!)
This week I interviewed a personal mentor of mine – his name is Neal Jenson, Managing Director of consulting firm Qazztek, in Salt Lake City. He has one of the most diverse business backgrounds I’ve known, ranging from stints with Fortune 500 firms…
One of our newest clients, Apiary Fund (www.apiaryfund.com), located down in Lindon, Utah, released its seven 2013 New Year resolutions to avoid your own personal fiscal cliff.
My company is booming. I’d like to say I’m one of the lucky ones – but thankfully, at least in the Salt Lake City region, I’m hearing the same from scores of other businesses too.