Articles

Value-Based Selling: Tangible vs. Intangible

Article by , February 26, 2021

Creating and maintaining a high-growth, high-profit business in your marketplace—one where sellers, leaders, and customers all thrive—is essential. That’s why, for many years, I’ve advocated putting value-based selling at the centre of your work.


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Mastering Value-Based Selling: Personal vs. Operational

Article by , February 26, 2021

We all know that selling is personal. It’s people that make buying decisions—not companies—so you must ensure the benefits appeal to their needs. That’s what Zig Ziglar was getting at years ago when he said the best way to get what we want is to first help others get what they want.


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Made In China or Made in the U.S.A.?

Article by , February 26, 2021

Made in China or made in the U.S.A.? There is a lot of talk about this critical, hot topic. Said another way, will reshoring increase? According to executive surveys, according to clients, according to top supply chain consultants, the answer is undoubtedly trending to MADE IN THE U.S.A. A few noteworthy points on the topic […]


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A Simple Model to Create New Habits

Article by , February 7, 2021

The process of habits includes neurological cravings for the pleasure-inducing neurotransmitter dopamine, which motivate us to take action. However, motivation alone is not enough to help us change our behavior and create a habit.


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Vaccine Manufacturing & Logistics

Article by , February 7, 2021

What could be more top of mind than the vaccine distribution to combat COVID? This was the topic of a recent Interlinks podcast on Supply Chain Innovations with a group of global supply chain experts. The panel of experts discussed vaccine distribution around the world and associated implications. Listen to our discussion and send feedback. Operation Warp Speed has accomplished […]


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When Distractions Become Habits

Article by , February 7, 2021

To be sure, some behaviors make for good habits. This includes the behaviors you stopped doing, especially when distractions become habits. In today’s business world, this can make a big difference in your success.


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SAC Business Labs & more

Article by , January 29, 2021

Our Business Accelerator Labs are 2.5-3 hour interactive workshops on key topics for growing a successful consulting business. Most importantly, we are focused on ensuring you walk away with a tangible first step in hand. For example, you’ll walk away from Speak Up with a short virtual speech outline, an introduction (with feedback) or whatever is most meaningful for you. The […]


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Virtual Meeting Checklist for Success

Article by , January 28, 2021

How many Zoom meetings have you attended this week? Since COVID, we probably lead or attend 35-45 virtual meetings a week. Whew! It seems we better figure this out and develop strategies for success. What About a Virtual Conference? Now take that to the next level with a virtual conference. In co-leading the Society for […]


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The Importance of Leadership Habits

Article by , January 28, 2021

To devote more time and energy to our most important activities we need to be able to recognize and say “no” to the people, places, and things that distract us from achieving our goals. This isn’t always easy, especially when we really like our distractions, or worse, our distractions become bad habits.


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