Episode 536 – Questions? Why Good Answers Lead To Better Questions?

I get quite a few (at least one per day) direct messages on LinkedIn or Facebook. They range for what’s the meaning of life (just kidding) to very detailed business questions that generally can easily be answered in a text. I never want to be rude or dismissive, and I do my best to answer……

Episode 534 – The Sweetest Sound And Why Caring Matters For Your Business.mp3

Rumor has it that celebrating more birthdays leads to a longer life. Every year I hake my birthday off (not to celebrate myself, but to celebrate that who acknowledge that day). I tend to get over 1000 personal birthday wishes that I respond to one at a time.Yes it takes hours, but I have found…

Episode 533 – Foresight Is 2020 – Why Investing In Human Capital Is Critical with Karen Kimsey Sward

Karen has the vision and experience to help your company, identify what is holding it back from realizing its true potential, to help you strategize and implement the change and processes that produce the measurable results you desire. She has helped companies in multiple industries and service sectors throughout her career. Karen is a sought…

Episode 532 – Foresight is 2020 – How Building Trust Is Important To Sales?

Starting next year I am writing a new book.  It does not have a title yet, but the overall theme is You are not in the sales business… you are in the TRUST business! In the consumer world, there is a certain mindset that is more advertising based than relationship based. You are not just…

Episode 531 – Foresight 2020 – Maximizing Your Mindset To Improve Your Outcomes with Marla Tabaka

Marla Tabaka is an internationally known small business strategist, national radio show host, and leading Inc.com author. Her integrative approach to coaching combines mindset management and strategic planning, resulting in multi-million dollar businesses for many of her small business clients. After a career of 22-years as an Emmy Award-winning producer at NBC Television,  Tabaka worked as a creative consultant…

Episode 530 – Foresight is 2020 – Use Technology To Create Memories and Pay It Forward

During the holidays, chances are you are spending time with family and friends. You have an opportunity… to create memory assets. There are many opportunities to capture moments, textures, images, video, and audio that can be used throughout the year and into the future. Phones today often have better technology than video and photo equipment…

Episode 529 – Foresight 2020 – Forecasting Future Profits with Mark SA Smith

Mark S A Smith: Working in the world of technology since 1982, Mark uses systems thinking to help organizations successfully bring new, disruptive technology to market by orchestrating compelling, strategic conversations with executives. Mark’s authored many books including include his latest Pivot to Profit from IT Disruption, Security in the Boardroom, Linux in the Boardroom,…

Episode 528 – Foresight is 2020 – Why You Need To Recommit To Email Marketing?

As part of my Foresight 2020 series (looking back to forge ahead to make next year the best year ever), I wanted to explore how and why I think email marketing is going to be bigger and better than ever next year). Looking into my “Zoltar” crystal ball, I can see that social media will…

Episode 527 – Foresight 2020 – Optimizing Your Content Marketing Plan with Andy Crestodina

Andy Crestodina is a co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Orbit Media, an award-winning 40-person digital agency in Chicago. Over the past 20 years, Andy has provided digital marketing advice to 1000+ businesses. He speaks at national marketing conferences, writes for big marketing blogs and hosts a little marketing podcast. Andy has written hundreds of…

Episode 526 – Foresight is 2020 – What You Need To Do NOW To Get Your Website Ready

It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call the Twilight Zone. At this time at the end of the year, it’s kind of…