Business

The things I’ve learned from “Sales.”

Sales is one of the most interesting area that I’ve been involved in. There are so many different facets of sales that intrigue me that are not within the scope of this post. I’ve come to work in sales for the past couple of months and have gotten so much out of it. I understand people so much better now. I understand what gets motivates people. For instance, today, a customer was...

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The Competitive Job Market

I was kind of going to postpone writing this post, but I just went to Air Canada’s website, and saw the blurb below and knew that I had to write this now. So this is what I saw on their website: **2009 Graduate & Undergraduate Hire Program Update** Due to the global recession that has impacted our economy and in particular the airline industry, we regret to inform that the Graduate...

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How Successful People Think

I don’t like bombarding myself with useless information. Since there’s an endless amount of information in the world, I have to discern which piece of material is worth my time and which piece isn’t. The book How Successful People Think by John C Maxwell seemed like a book that I shouldn’t read, but because of the title and the size of the book, I decided to check it out...

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Notes from Trump

Here are some notes from Donald Trump during the 2007 Real Estate & Wealth Expo in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.   Success whether 1000 years ago, 1000 years in the future (if we have a civilization which we probably won’t have because the way the world is going), no matter where you are, the rules for success will be the same. Donald is a believer in positive and negative thinking....

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Creative marketing

The other day I was on 5th street in South Beach, and I saw an advertisement. It had a picture of a silver robot or something like that, and it was advertising Svedka vodka. The ad said “Support Socialized Plastic Surgery.” I found that interesting because vodka distorts your vision and helps you to not care what someone else looks like. So the social surgery idea is brilliant in...

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