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Added by Martha Gomez on September 30, 2011 at 11:29am — No Comments
Our society, as the scales have tipped toward individual rights and away for Judeo-Christian values, has immersed itself in pursuit of self gratifying activity. Focus on personal peace and affluence has largely replaced deeply held, self sacrificing convictions which benefit the human condition. The path to significance is bigger than the individual.
We often only spend our energies to satisfy ourselves, rather than to serve others. Significance is not possible unless what we…Continue
Added by Barry E. Holzbach on September 30, 2011 at 9:07am — No Comments
Interviewing is the most important step of sales calls and relationship development. Interviewing requires asking stimulating questions that get prospects to discuss their wants relative to what you’re offering. However, interviewing also requires active listening. That is, listening with an ear to learn and understand. When someone opens up, it’s a major step in selling them or building your relationship. Some people require more effort than other to open up. That’s why you…Continue
Added by Barry E. Holzbach on September 29, 2011 at 3:28pm — No Comments
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The Marine adage says, " Looking for a Few Good Men." Now what does it really take to be a Mentor today. Let's first of all understand that a Mentor, really does not have their eyes on themselves. We might call it selfishness, but their life is directed by helping others.
A Mentor helps their Protege reach their God-given potential by moving from learning by mistakes to learning by example. The key issue isn't age; it's experience. Therefore, the mentor isn't necessarily…Continue
Added by Barry E. Holzbach on September 26, 2011 at 10:56am — No Comments
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Added by Martha Gomez on September 20, 2011 at 4:19pm — No Comments
Our next InHouston Northwest Networking Mixer is on September 27 from 5 to 8 p.m.
This is a great opportunity to meet and visit with people.
Invite others that might benefit from it.
Here is the link to RSVP and to send to guests.
I'm looking forward in seeing you…Continue
Added by Martha Gomez on September 20, 2011 at 4:13pm — No Comments
A seven (7) step blueprint for convincing management that recognition impacts the bottom line...
One thing human resource professionals and business leaders can agree upon is the importance of attracting, retaining, and cultivating top talent. An employee recognition program that has executive buy-in and support can transform corporate culture and performance.
1)Talk to Execs in their terms
Make a business case for employee recognition, using…Continue
Added by Barry E. Holzbach on September 19, 2011 at 5:02pm — No Comments
Are you tired of going to your customers with dated technology or limited back-up support? Do you find yourself frustrated by having the skills, but not the technology needed to fix your customers’ problem? We have an answer.
Join our team and become an expert in the field. Makino is looking for a machine tool savvy road warrior for our Field Service Technician position based in Houston, TX. The Field Service Technician is a member of the Customer Support…Continue
Added by Melinda Canino on September 16, 2011 at 12:17pm — No Comments
How to write on Facebook:
Facebook offers the widest variety of communication possibilities and it's getting wider every day. I recommend that you have two Facebook pages: one for your personal life and one for your business. Keep them separate.
Here's where to start:
Post with pictures or short one- or two-line posts with links that will take me someplace and allow me to read more if interested. Write about events with significance. Write your ideas…Continue
Added by Barry E. Holzbach on September 16, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments
The secret to writing is fairly simple; Write like you talk. For one, as long as you can think, have an idea or want to expand a thought, you will never be at loss for words.
Reading what you write in "speak" is also much more conversational. Writing in "speak" makes your words easy to read, easy to understand and, in my case, easy to implement.
On that note, read aloud as you edit. This one secret will give you more writing power than you can imagine. It exposes every…Continue
Added by Barry E. Holzbach on September 15, 2011 at 1:45pm — No Comments
Everthing I know, everything I need to know, I learned from Noah's Ark:
ONE: Don't miss the boat.
TWO: Remember that we are all in the same boat. THREE: Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark.
FOUR: Stay Fit. When you're 60 (like Noah), someone may ask you to do something big.
FIVE: Don't listen to critics, just get on with the job that needs to be done.
SIX: Build your future on high ground.
Added by Barry E. Holzbach on September 15, 2011 at 9:12am — No Comments
So, you came out to one of our largest mixers tonight. You asked a 100-300 people "How can I help you? Who is a good referral for you?"
What do you do next to increase your chances of greater success?
You have heard the simple things you can do:
Here are some secrets to really drive that success to a new level.
Liberty Mutual is giving away $100,000 (10 - $10,000) grants throughout the US. Each fire department in the running has been nominated to be in the contest. The fire departments that have the most votes in their category (small, medium, and…Continue
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