So That’s Your Baby!

Boudreaux and his wife, Mabel was having dinner together.

“Boudreaux, I have some news about Thibodeaux’s new baby.  It was born today and it is a healthy little boy.”

“May, dat sure is some good news!  After dinner we are goin to go over dare to introduce ourselves to their new baby. The Thibodeaux’s must be so proud.”

“Yeah, they are.  But before we go I want you to know that unfortunately, the baby was born with no ears so I don’t want you to say something stupid when you see the baby for the first time.  You know how you are…sometimes you can say things without thinking first.  I don’t want you to say anything about that poor baby’s ears.  Do you understand?!”

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It’s the Law; It has to Happen!

Sales; to some it is a nasty word, to others it is a way of life and to still others it describes a department made up of a group of hyper-extroverted, fast talking, take no for granted crazy people. Whatever the case, without sales or the people that actively pursue them, nothing else would take place.  Until someone buys something, nothing happens. You do not need a tire manufacturing company if no tires will be sold.  You will not get a job unless you sell yourself to the hiring manager.  Oh and by the way, whether you believe it or not, everyone is a sales person.  You sell yourself, your beliefs, and your actions to someone every single day so welcome to the sales team of life. Continue reading “It’s the Law; It has to Happen!”

The Big Three in Intellectual Development

1843934_origHave you ever been confused about whether you were being educated or trained? What is the difference between a teacher and a trainer? Do our colleges and universities deliver training or education? Can or should the company I work for provide education, training or both? When should I pursue training verses an education? These can be tough questions, especially for people in the corporate world or people who are self-employed. To help you with these questions, let’s shed some light on the differences and what each can deliver to the individual.
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