Truth be told about business development
by Allan Boress on
Just completed our 7th tax season since I went back into practice full-time. Perhaps, like you, I am wondering if this was the correct career decision after all.
Gotta love the free sales training provided by our Presidential candidates. Imagine paying supposedly expert consultants big six-figure salaries and still screwing up big-time!
We are witnessing the power of Thought Leadership right before our eyes on a daily basis in the presidential sweepstakes. Most people don’t realize that politics, especially running for president, is the ultimate marketing
Running for President is the ultimate marketing campaign and the Presidential Debates are the definitive dog and pony show.
Used to have a client in a faraway city that required me to rent an apartment there. It was a very nice place: furnished in a beautiful condo building.
Got a voicemail recently from an old business associate, “Hi, it’s Gary. I just turned 50 and am finishing a new book. Want to tell you what I’ve been up to. Give me a call…”
Campaigning is marketing on steroids mixed with meth. It goes on for months, even years, and hundreds of millions of dollars can be spent on a campaign (Mr. Obama will spend @ $1Billion in his reelection effort).
Linda was a highly respected member of a large community of committed networkers and business owners back home in Chicago. She was smart, hardworking and devoted to her staff and customers.
Jackie walked into the partner's office and handed her the keys. "I just can't take it any more. My family and husband need and miss me. I don't know how you have done it all these years and still stayed married."
Gift giving is one of the major ways our firm motivates and retains quality employees and clients.