Things are going to come back to something resembling ‘normal,’ and when they do, most of our businesses are going to get a big surprise, particularly the so-called ‘service’ industries like restaurants, hotels, and event production. People have been quarantined, separated, and unable to be together so getting out and doing things is going to … Continue reading As things ramp back up, don’t dismiss relationship skills.
Month: May 2020
Everyone is clambering to know what the “new normal” will look like. Problem is, no one can possibly know. However, the one thing we do know is what has been. We do have history to review. What I am getting at is this. While the future is uncertain (it always has been by the way), … Continue reading What’s next?
Connecting instead of selling. Has its time come?
I have been reading a lot of blogs and articles and attending webinars and other online events to stay tuned in to what’s happening in the world of work during the recent pandemic and one thing I have seen a lot of is an emphasis on simply connecting with customers rather than selling to them. … Continue reading Connecting instead of selling. Has its time come?
True service or opportunism? You decide.
This may sound like déjà vu because it is largely a carryover from a post a couple of week’s ago but I couldn’t help myself. I saw a TV commercial the other day and it was one of those ubiquitous during-the-Coronavirus-we-are-with-you ads. What bothers me most about these ads is that companies are using sad … Continue reading True service or opportunism? You decide.
Bored? Then do something.
Are you bored? I hope so. That means you have a chance to do something. You have a chance to perhaps do something for someone else. You have a chance to do some meaningful work. The problem is most people think doing meaningful work means going into the office or store or factory or wherever … Continue reading Bored? Then do something.