By now, we have heard more than enough of these words: COVID-19, Coronavirus, social distancing and many more. I will tell you one more word I have heard enough of: EXCUSES.
Sustainability has never been more important for companies than right now. Customers are hyper-aware of the products they buy and are always looking to partner with brands that contribute something positive to our world. According to a study done by BusinessWire, “83% of consumers believe it’s important or extremely important for companies to design products… Read More
As I’m writing this, it’s mid-May and like you, I’ve been living in quarantine for the better part of two months. Like me, I’m sure you’re looking for new ways to occupy your time when not working or spending time with your families/quarantine-mates. If you find yourself with some spare time, why not check out… Read More
This blog was originally published in December 2016 but has been updated to include new information. Getting press coverage as a small business owner is easier said than done. With news changing minute by minute, it’s difficult to find a publication to run your press release or story. So, we thought we’d share some tips… Read More
While meeting with a customer to present new products or ideas is always best done in-person, sometimes, that just isn’t an option. As we all navigate this changing business landscape due to the impacts of COVID-19, many of us are having to shift our norm and get creative in order to keep things moving. Making… Read More
Allowing employees to work from home has always been a somewhat controversial subject, dependent on the company. But now, with stay at home orders for non-essential employees being in effect, companies that have never had a work from home policy in place, find their entire workforce being forced to stay at home. While this creates… Read More
Let me encourage you to see the math solution, not the math problem. I am hearing lots of news and talk about what percent of industry sales are down. Some are saying industry sales are down 70%. Others are saying industry sales are down even more. If you listen to how much industry sales are… Read More
If you work in sales, you’re familiar with the phone pitch. All sales professionals use it, but mostly as a way to briefly give information and set up a time where you can meet in-person for the real pitch. With many decision-makers now working from home, the sales pitch is less of a first stop… Read More