What do you get when you put someone in charge who has no clue how to do the jobs of anyone below him or her? Chaos. Accidental wins.
I’ve met a lot of business owners involved in MLMs (multilevel marketing, aka network marketing) over the years. I’ve been in a few myself. I understand the temptation to create multiple irons in the fire, especially when a given MLM seems to align with your business. And what’s a little extra money, right? The negative drawbacks this […]
Even with all the social media channels and app platforms out there for communication, email is still a big part of how we get things done. If you’re in your inbox throughout the day and are open to ways to make that experience smoother, Boomerang is worth looking at. Two of its biggest features you […]
“The worst they can say is no. It doesn’t hurt to ask.” But sometimes it does. Seth Godin gave a great example of this in an interview on “Behind the Brand”, citing a ham-fisted email pitch that made him lose respect for the person sending it. When he politely declined, they replied with that cheerful […]
It’s easy to think as a business owner that doing business is primarily the customer’s choice. We want more business, so as long as we can do the job ethically and to the parameters asked of us we should basically always say yes — as long as the customer is still saying yes, right? Put […]