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Top Sales Books To Read in 2012


My list of top sales books to read in 2012 consists of books that were published during 2011 and contain innovative, fresh ideas about selling, customer expectations, and how to improve your ability to win new business customers. While the title says “Sales Books” I encourage marketing pros, business executives and entrepreneurs that need to […]

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Thanksgiving 2011


What a great time of year to reflect on the people and events that I have had the privilege to connect with since this holiday a year ago and prior. The web tool creators are continuing to dazzle and amaze me. The readers of this blog grew again last year in the biggest increase since […]

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How Much Are You Investing In Your Future?

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How did 2010 turn out for you?  Did you earn as much as you had expected? Did you move your career forward as you had planned? There is a famous quote attributed to various individuals, so I will use Winston Churchill here: “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” If […]

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Merry Christmas from Fill the Funnel

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I am wrapping up a hectic week before the Christmas weekend as I am sure many of you are. Traffic, long lines, on-hold music, out-of-stock icons typically create some frustration for me this time of year. This year has been different. I find myself smiling when I see the parking lots full, stores clearing out […]

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Smile – Johnny Carson’s Take on Politicians

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Now that this election period is drawing to a close, I hope you will appreciate the observation from one of my generations greatest comics – Johnny Carson.  It is as relevant today as when it first aired over two decades ago.  We miss you Johnny! Thanks to my friend Mike Todd for sending this to […]

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2011 Personal Training Budget Poll


How much are you planning to spend out of your own pocket for training/career development in 2011? Please record your plans for this timely question in the LinkedIn Poll here: You will be able to see the results after you enter your vote, and I will provide a summary post mid-November. I am curious […]

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Dilbert and The New Social Media Marketing Manager Dilemna


Dilbert Comic Strip addressing the challenges of a new Social Media Marketing Manager. Anyone relate?

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