One of the best things about my job is that it’s filled with challenges to keep my mind sharp. No crossword puzzles required! This week’s challenge is to create some dashboard-type output from a bunch of Excel spreadsheets. I picked up a few tips from Udemy, so I need to give them a shout-out. If you… Read More »
For the past several weeks, I’ve been fortunate to attend Sandler sales training. The Sandler training program includes a bunch of keywords, pictures, and techniques designed to shift sales people from the stereotypical used-car-salesman-type to a trusted and professional advisor. Whether or not you are in sales, as a working professional you will probably find yourself selling something to someone (ideas, projects, opinions, decisions, budgets, etc).
As agents of change, IT managers have the daunting task of ensuring the user community is informed regarding changes that are deployed. One of the methods to keep users informed is training sessions. I’ve covered different types of training tools in past blog entries. In this write-up, I’d like to highlight an approach I recently stumbled upon that worked extremely well – roaming Q&A.
Inbound Marketing University is giving grads the opportunity to showcase their expertise by teaching and empowering other business owners and marketers through new IMU educator tools! Inbound Marketing University Certification Program The Inbound Marketing University modules include an enormous amount of information. Review them over lunch, between meetings, whenever. After you have tackled all of… Read More »
Regardless of your title, most managers and executives find themselves performing “training” (selling, pitching, teaching) at some level. PowerPoint is OK when done right, and there are tons of blogs out there to give you suggestions for “how to build a better PowerPoint presentation. I’d like to cover some alternatives. Here are a few ideas.