If you want to achieve more wealth, just write yourself a check and post-date it.
It’s curious to me that we are in the “branding business,” yet so many companies seem to have a brand that does not contribute to their success.
With the dozens of rules, technicalities and contradictions surrounding punctuation, it can be a headache knowing how and when to use properly. This blog won’t be a 30,000-word lecture about every small rule and detail of written English. It’s a crash course in the big ones surrounding three of the most common (and commonly misused)… Read More
No matter what your faith, these words from John Lennon’s song “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” are an awesome reflection for all of us at this time of the year. Take a few moments and reflect on these words:
Some business advisors encourage entrepreneurs to have a vision for their business. I agree. And I would encourage you to go much farther. Take some time to close your eyes and envision what your business will look like many years from now. Envision the building. Envision the number of employees. Envision your levels of sales… Read More
Many people seem to go through life satisfied with just being ordinary, okay with just doing okay. But there’s an amazing world and wonderful options available for all of us who are willing to reach for more and go beyond ordinary.
Now that the Halloween festivities are over, I’m welcoming the month of November with open arms and a thankful spirit. I’m thankful for discounted Halloween candy, good health, my nurturing friends and family and Thanksgiving being right around the corner—bring on the helpings of mashed potatoes! As we head into the holidays and the end… Read More
Whether you made a mistake on an order, your supplier made a mistake on an order or your customer just isn’t happy with the product, you’d be hard-pressed to find a distributor that hasn’t received a complaint in their years of business. Here’s the bad news: how you handle a customer complaint can affect the… Read More
Do you see your career as just a job? Just a way of making money? Something that keeps you from doing what you really want to be doing with your life?
The holidays are right around the corner, and for those of you working in the marketing or public relations industry, now is the time for you to start thinking about media gift ideas for the friendly reporters in your life. And if you’re not, remember that reporters are people too and all people love gifts…. Read More
More than 300 Proforma Owners, Supplier Partners and Support Center Team Members came together for Proforma’s largest-ever Million Dollar Club celebration held March 12 – 15th. This year’s event took place at the luxurious Terranea resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA where 27 new Million Dollar Club Jackets were presented to incoming members. “Proforma’s Million… Read More
From everyone at Proforma we want to send a heartfelt Thank You for reading, sharing, and helping the Proforma Blog grow. Today we reached a milestone of 40,000 unique views. When the Proforma blog was developed in September of 2011 we didn’t know exactly what to expect. Now that the Blog is nearly two years… Read More