Worldy Advice

What the Trump Victory Taught Us About Sales

The Presidential campaigns get worse each cycle.  I mean, really, “Oh boy 18 months of political jabbering via the 24-hour, instant broadcast news cycle”.  Said no-one ever.  The constant barrage of ugly commercials, the mud-slinging, The PAC ads (that are accountable to nobody for accuracy) the comments out of context that become oppositional mantras….  Yuck.  […]

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Why Buying at the Lowest Price Costs you the Most

Cheap is for a Reason Anyone who knows me knows my on-going railing against lowest-priced providers in SatCom space and the farce that they are doing their customers any kind of service. I’ve heard story after story about the complete lack of support that a lowest-priced provider offers, including a disaster-response agency whose lowest priced […]

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Five Lessons from A Non-Flight

I was supposed to visit a business partner in the Bahamas yesterday to finalize a training program I will be delivering in January.  Thanks to a series of errors, I never made it. As our departure time came and went, the Captain announced that a certain maintenance certificate had expired last night at midnight (seven […]

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Credibility is all about You!

Credibility is defined by Dictionary.com as, ‘the quality of being believable or worthy of trust.’ Think about the statement: ‘worthy of trust’. What does that actually mean? Before we answer that, let me back up and explain why I am on this vein of thinking. Facebook keeps recommending ‘friends’ for me because we have 4, […]

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Who Gets Your Money?

I’m in the market for a new/used truck. I love my current truck – a 2013 Chevy Silverado that I bought used with 300 miles on it – got a great deal, $10,000 off price. I just want to get rid of my payment and drive something that will give me 40,000-50,000 miles. Nothing complicated; […]

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Why the Quarter-to-Quarter mentality is killing business

I love business, I admit it. Think about this: Everything in your life, repeat everything is the result of an idea that came to life through some sort of business. Whether product or service, someone had an idea and cultivated it to a state of marketability. Some ideas (Uber, Facebook, Amazon) are better than others […]

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Pigs and Popeye as Decision Points

We’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase ‘putting lipstick on a pig’. It’s still a pig. Popeye used to proclaim, ‘I yam what I yam and that’s all that I yam.’ And in Canada, the practice of ‘spocking’ has emerged with the passing of Leonard Nimoy (Spocking is the practice of drawing Vulcan ears and eyebrows on […]

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As Rosanne Rosannadanna Used to Say….

Yes that’s my tribute to Saturday Night Live (a week late) so next week look for an Oscars reference. If you remember the glory days of SNL, when they used semi-foul language and off-color jokes, you remember Rosanne Rosannadanna and what she and her mother used to say: ‘If it’s not one thing it’s another’.   […]

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