Hey friend, Is it really all about you?
I had dinner with a friend last night. For the first 90 minutes I smiled and nodded. No really, I virtually said nothing. And nothing was required of me, beyond smiling and nodding and an occasional “oh?”or “really” maybe a “Yes” or a “No”. I think I actually talked to the server, Rachel more. … Read more
The Tale of a Marketing Proposal
Welcome to the 7 Dwarfs Marketing Company Most of the time we just sit around and we are Sleepy. When we get an Opportunity to talk to a hot prospect we are Bashful. When we learn the “Hot Prospect” is only the controller, we’re Sneezy. But, when we get an RFP we’re Happy… Until we … Read more
How do you mentor?
The other day a two part question was posed on Linkedin: Why do you mentor other people? What value do you receive? I answered the questioned as follows: “I mentor because I believe in giving back as I was giving to. I mentor because without mentors it’s gonna take us all a lot longer to … Read more
How Do You Say Good Bye?
I just lost my mentor, my best friend, my confidant, my advisor in all things, my sounding board, my guiding light, my go-to guy, my Dad. I am absolutely gutted. I don’t know what I am going to do without that daily call. That daily chat, that check-in, and that laugh. I don’t know what … Read more
If You Say Your Going To Do, Then Do It!!
This may just be my pet peeve, and I readily admit it at the outset. I think it stems from my years running a charity. I do know that ever since those days I am more particularly aware of it, It being my irrational over the top reaction when someone says they are going to … Read more
Doing good seems like a good idea. I mean, it makes sense, right? You want to help the environment, children, a shelter, a cause, and you will, just once you get a bit of free time. But you are just so busy, between work, networking, family commitments, where do find the time? I know, just … Read more