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Teleseminar Tomorrow – Information Overload

Tomorrow my friends at Golden Compass will be hosing a sales teleseminar that will discuss techniques for navigating to the information you need to be successful in sales.

Michael and Sheryl have the gift of making learning fun.  Here are the details:

Information Overload is Killing You: Bullet Proof Your Sales Team with 5 Secret Strategies the other Yahoos Don’t Even Know

Wednesday, April 23rd 2008
2:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Central / 12:00pm Mountain / 11:00am Pacific

Michael Benidt and Sheryl Kay, Golden Compass

Every sales professional knows how essential it is to be prepared, but who has the time?! According to a recent LexisNexis survey, information overload is driving workers to the brink—and driving sales professionals to drink!

Don’t drown in a sea of information (or alcohol). Instead, join us to:

· Get the skinny on your prospects instantly and with pinpoint precision

· Stay up-to-date without even trying

· Scoop your competition in ways they won’t even see coming

· Find the answers to even your toughest questions

If you are available, you can join us by registering here.  I hope to hear you on the line!

Recruiting Unconference This Week

I am a bit tardy in relaying this information, but there is an excellent recruiting conference coming up this Friday at Best Buy corporate headquarters in Richfield, MN.  This is the second event in what is going to be a fairly regular conference.  The first conference was excellent and this one looks to be no different.

The topics for this conference:

Talent Acquisition – “How NOT to put a Square Peg in a Round Hole” 

Top 10 SEO Tips For Company Job Boards

Antisocial Networking: Getting Beyond Denial to Deliver a “Wow!” Experience

I’ll be in attendance and I encourage any of you in the Twin Cities area to register and attend this Friday morning.  Space is limited to please follow the link to register if you can make it and learn more about the presenters.

I hope to see you there.

July Is _____ National Awareness Month

It has been a while since I last posted about important upcoming dates. I was looking through a promotional calendar and started chuckling at some of the titles I was reading. Instead of highlighting just one this month, I thought I would provide all of July’s honor:

  • National Recreation and Parks Month
  • Blueberries Month
  • Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • Family Reunion Month
  • Herbal & Prescription Awareness Month
  • National Baked Beans Month
  • National Culinary Arts Month
  • National Grilling Month
  • National Hot Dog Month
  • National Make a Difference to Children Month
  • National Purposeful Parenting Month
  • Skyscraper Month
  • Social Wellness Month
  • Women’s Motorcycle Month
  • Mental Illness Awareness Month

Benchmarking Workshop

We completed our first Benchmarking Key Performance Indicators Workshop yesterday and are working through the results and reports. We used this workshop as a market research project to test drive this new process and assessment.

There will be a need for us to run a second workshop some time in September to test our adjustments. Same workshop, slightly improved (hopefully). We won’t finalize the date until mid-August, but please click here for more preliminary information.