Regional Association Community 2018 Volunteer of the Year

It’s an unexpected honor to be recognized for doing something that has been of tremendous value to me both personally and professionally. I was so grateful to be added to this exclusive community of volunteer leaders recognized for service above and beyond the requirements of our positions.

When someone tells you “don’t hide your light under a barrel”, they’re trying to gift you a gift. Let them. Someday you might be inspired enough to win an award as a result.

PromoCares Radio podcast

Baggage Can Be Beautiful – Tamar Sebesta from Doing Good Works Purpose is the 5th P of Marketing – Find Out Why

Statistics show that trauma during ones formative years is often an inescapable start to life. Tamar Sebesta joins Karie Cowden for an in-real-life look at the ways drug addiction, foster parenting, and teen pregnancy were stepping stones on her journey to adulthood. This remarkable story will move you, scare you and maybe even inspire you to do something to be a part of the solution to the myriad challenges our youth are faced with
  1. Baggage Can Be Beautiful – Tamar Sebesta from Doing Good Works
  2. Give Back Where You Live – Jody Steinhauer @ The Bargains Group
  3. You Buy Journals, They Plant Trees – American Forests & The Book Co.
  4. USA Made, Lifetime Guaranteed Bags – Timbuk2
  5. Hiring Those with Barriers to Employment

PromoCares Radio has served as the primary vehicle for those of us interested in learning the stories behind the factories supplying us product to sell to buyers of merch.

If you want to learn more about the places you’re spending your money with when you buy a travel mug, t-shirt or hat, these interviews will be interesting to you.

Delivering Marketing Joy 263 – Social Good Promotions

In this Edition of Delivering Marketing Joy – Kirby invited me on to share with the world the reasoning behind the go to market strategy we employ at Social Good Promotions and why I was motivated to start a completely new business in a crowded and noisy marketplace from a clean sheet design.

So, You’re in Sales? Productivity Podcast COVID_19 Edition

How can we even attempt to sell right now?
Ways to be seen as someone trustworthy and helpful
Ways the newly WFH can stay focused on work
Does the idea of confinement cause you emotional pain –
your PERSONAL SOLITUDE INDEX
All this and more in this look at a historical snapshot in time and the ways we might manage our way out of the storm

 

 

Ideas Are Currency

If you don’t devote time, energy and attention to devising ways to improve what you do and innovate toward things you SHOULD do – you’re leaving your business WIDE OPEN to be bypassed by competitors. Read on to learn how to avoid that untimely fate.

This article originally appeared in the March 2020 edition of The Burn at PromoJournal at PromoCorner.

Ideas Are Currency

So, You’re in Sales? Find Investors for Growth (or Retirement?)

Ready to retire but unsure how to value what you’ve built? Ready to buy a business but unclear about what to look for in the evaluation process? Looking to reach the next level of growth but unsure what investors will ask you? Drew Leahy has built 4 start-ups and now manages investment for LA-based Hawke Ventures, in this discussion he brings his first-person perspective on what garners investment attention and what does not.

So, You’re in Sales? Aligning Passion and Skill for Success

Wendy Caverly joins me for a discussion about her path toward capitalizing on her biggest strengths and finding the courage to go for it when nothing suggested success was waiting. We also cover the exploding referral team trend and why participation in one on one networks has leap-frogged digital platforms in creating meaningful scale for small and medium sized businesses.