Entries Categorized as 'Business Advice'

Team Leadership’s 10 Best Practices

Date May 23, 2013

Throughout my career, my team leadership skills have evolved. Leading a team is something that I love to do. I’m passionate about people, interacting with each team member in the right way to get the desired results from them. I’ve learned a lot along the way and I thought it was time to share of [...]

Results are Only as Good as the Effort

Date September 28, 2012

The majority of my opportunities to present have all be within the B2B market of laundry owners. I was more recently asked to speak at a two-day distributor show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This is a show where this particular distributor of the laundry equipment in that market invited their targets to a location where they [...]

Digital Technologies for Presentations

Date June 16, 2012

This week I had the pleasure of presenting marketing and business education topics to multiple groups of people in the northeast. Typically when I present to an audience in a location other than in the Chicagoland area, I travel and present to them in-person. This situation was a bit different. The event coordinators wanted to [...]

Presenting at the Clean Show

Date June 10, 2011

Within days of accepting the position of Director of Marketing and Online Development with a new employer in March, I was told that I would be presenting at our industry’s bi-annual trade show a few months later in Las Vegas, Nevada. With more than 11,000 people expected to be in attendance, my goal was to [...]

Business Owners: What Not to Do with a Bad Yelp Review

Date April 7, 2010

In January I reviewed a local restaurant on Yelp (an easy way to find, review and talk about what’s great – and not so great, in your area). I admit, I wasn’t too thrilled with the service at the time of writing my review. We waited for over a half an hour just for initial [...]