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Don’t Get Too Cocky In Uncertain Times

18 October, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
For those of you who have not been laid off, my best advice is to not get too comfortable. Even if you are killing it with your performance, meeting your budget targets as well as your KPIs, that is no guarantee of secure employment, especially in the middle of a pandemic. Read more»

Video Is the Thing This Year

12 October, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
Executives and managers are now using brief videos to connect with potential contacts. Early research from the sales side suggests a higher engagement level with prospective customers when a video message serves as the knock on the door. Read more»

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Too Many?

22 September, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
In the early days of LinkedIn, many of us used the highly scientific method of selecting potential network connections; if it moves, shoot it. Digital networking was a new thing in 2003. We had little or no idea what we were doing and today there is plenty of evidence to support that conclusion. Many of us early adapters ended up with more than our share of insurance salespeople and financial planners from the f Read more»