Happy New Year! Okay, Time To Get Serious About 2020! Did You Have a Great Year? If So, I Hope You Celebrated…Now, It’s Time To Get Serious But before we move into 2020, did you celebrate by encouraging your team? Did you reward those who contributed in big ways to your success? Do they know […]
Meetings – Most Are a Waste of Time Do this…Start making some notes right after the meetings you attend, and evaluate how effective they were. Did you really need the hour or two you spent? Did all the people present need to be there the entire time? Probably not. Lessons From Mr. Selfridge Remember the […]
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How Relevant Will Your Skills Be Over the Next Five Years? Are You Prepared to Take On The Digital World, and Still Make a Profit? Yesterday I had the opportunity to speak to Executives at a Packaging/Manufacturing Company headquartered in Charlotte NC. The topic, IT Transformation. You’re probably on the technology provider side if you’re reading […]
Consulting Skills Needed Speaking In Buffalo, NY this Morning – This ship (above) sits right across from our hotel! If you want to succeed in selling technology solutions, there are a variety of skills sorely lacking in most technology sales organizations. Today I’ll be meeting with Ingram Micro’s Advanced Solutions Team in Buffalo, NY exploring some […]
The Important, But Difficult Transformation… From Vendor to Advisor Last week I had the opportunity to meet with Ingram Micro’s Datacenter Advisory Board to discuss the important transformation: From Vendor to Advisor. Meeting at the DropBox office in San Francisco (Amazing office space!), I covered five key areas of transformation. But one important one, every sales […]
Three Things You Can Do To Earn A Seat At The Table Continuing from yesterday’s topic on, Things Sales People Do That CIOs Hate, last week’s keynote also covered three things CIOs really need…and can’t easily get internally. Security Intelligence. Intelligence is the new security buzzword. Not that it’s new. But for years people have […]