Posts Tagged ‘ opportunity ’

Master an Interview After Leaving a Job on Bad Terms

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November 12, 2018
Master an Interview After Leaving a Job on Bad Terms

Tweet Leaving a job on less-than favorable terms sometimes results in feeling defeated, depleted and awkward. Worse yet, it’s difficult to discern how to discuss why we left a previous employer once we land an interview. Whether you were let-go, resigned with less than two weeks’ notice, or got burned out and quit, have...
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The Four Basics of Change and Carnegie

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January 23, 2012

Tweet Organizations have personalities just like people do. Very similar organizations here in Michigan like Burger King and McDonald’s or Ford Motor Company and General Motors are very different in culture, climate and processes. Of course it is the people of each company that make up the company’s personality; but differences also include the...
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The Four Selling Skills

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January 11, 2012

Tweet In large groups of sales teams across Michigan, you can count on the top 10% doing their jobs well and the bottom 10% struggling. It is the 80% that sees both good and bad. In the efforts to keep success in the sales organization, a good training program, attended by everyone on a...
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Client Acquisition is Everything

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December 1, 2011

Tweet Selling in Michigan has always been a tough and competitive profession. There are a myriad of challenges to deal with each and every day. But there is indeed great gratification when you help customers purchase a product or service that makes sense to both them and their organization or family. The biggest of...
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Praise the Work and Pass the Ammunition

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November 2, 2011

Tweet “Good job!” Now, we have all heard that before. Sometimes it is lip service. Often it is reactive. But all of the time it does mean something when it comes from the leadership team. Praising work and effort is something that should be done on a continuing basis and many leaders do it...
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Have You Pushed the Right Buttons Lately?

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September 30, 2011

Tweet It is always the very last individual who steps into the overcrowded elevator that can push the right buttons for everyone. They know to ask the right question, “Where is everybody going?” This is how meeting and business facilitators operate. The role is often informal, without title or rank,  but the  position is...
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