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Shout! - A Little Bit Better Now

Shout! – A Little Bit Better Now

Remember the Isley Brothers song “Shout?” One of my favorite parts of that song is near the end when they’re singing very quietly: (Shout) a little bit softer now (Shout) a little bit softer now (Shout) a little bit softer now (Shout) a little bit softer now Replace the word “softer” with “better” and you […]

hierarchy

Leading Upward

Does your company maintain a culture open enough to lead upward?  Leading upward means that the people above you, whether in actual or perceived rank, allow you to lead them as well.  Not only does your culture need to be in proper form to allow this, but the leaders above you need to be at […]

Core Values

Core Values

Core values serve the purpose of defining who we hire, fire, promote, de-mote, etc. They are behaviors and tell your employees, managers, and leaders how to behave. When we are unsure about what next steps to take, looking to our core values leads us in the right path. A few of ours are: • Always […]

A Man that Inspires Salesby5!

A Man that Inspires Salesby5!

Today at 5pm, there will be a rehearsal dinner for the wedding of our CIO (Chief inspiration officer) and Co-Author of the SalesBy5 blog, Nan Palmero. He earned his title long ago, long before I met him. His friends will also attest to his incredible ability to help, lead, and inspire. When I met him, […]

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Inspiration Leads to Sales

We discuss inspiration, strengths, and motivation vs. de-motivation. We blog about many other topics, but the common thread is that it all has enormous amounts to do with sales – internally and externally!  Yesterday we had a customer visit from 400 miles away and tell us all how much we have helped them and have […]

Bobby, The Intern!

Bobby, The Intern!

It was June 16th, another big day in our company’s history, when Bobby the Intern started.  He was a new St. Mary’s grad with a major in General Business.  It has been less than two months and he is leaving us for a MBA with a Greehey Scholarship. We interviewed about 14 candidates for this […]