Response: Student’s are not customers; Are they?

A LinkedIn post by Santiago Iniguez, Dean of IE Business School in Spain,  asked the question, Student’s are not customers; Are they? You can view the post here. Here is my response: Absolutely. Teachers / Trainers are Salespeople selling the ideas and concepts that they want their Students to buy into and learn. The primary roleContinue reading “Response: Student’s are not customers; Are they?”

How to Stop Your Employees From Leaving

This excellent blog post by was written by Kristy Schoenberg (Entrepreneur, Startups and People Ops Enthusiast) Long gone are the days of staying with a company for 30 years before collecting that prized gold watch. Today competition in the job market is fierce — but it’s not just the job seekers problem anymore. When a valued teamContinue reading “How to Stop Your Employees From Leaving”

Motivational Quote: Hiring Employees

“People are not organizations best assets, the RIGHT PEOPLE are.” -Jim Collins

Motivational Quote: Building Confidence

“A leader is a dealer of hope.” – Napoleon Bonaparte (Military and Political Leader of France)

Motivational Quote: The Winning Attitude

This quote comes from the Legandary UCLA basketball coach, John Wooden. “The people who turn out best are those who make the best of the way things turn out.”

The Secret behind Apple’s I-Buzz for the new I-Pad

I have been reading the news today about Apple http://www.apple.com/ launching the its latest I-product the Apple I-Pad.  In fact there was quite a buzz about what this new product was, how it will work and when we can get one. This Marketing I-buzz was created partially by Apple’s branding of creating new and cool products. (I-Pod,Continue reading “The Secret behind Apple’s I-Buzz for the new I-Pad”

Motivational Quote: Happiness

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” -Abraham Lincoln The question is: “How happy will you choose to be this holiday season?”

Motivational Quote: Work Ethic

“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up thier sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewig

Motivational Quote: Organizational Assets

“People are not organizations most important assets… the right people are.” –  Jim Collins,  Author Built to Last and Good to Great http://www.jimcollins.com/

How to stand out from the crowd

The longer I live the longer I come to this conclusion on how you can stand out from the crowd and differentiate yourself from your competitors.  Whether in your business or personal life. And it amazes me how simple this concept is. It is something that everyone can do. It is something that doesn’t add anything toContinue reading “How to stand out from the crowd”