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SAMBA – Six Month MBA Gives Another Good Tip for Sales Professionals

One of the biggest hurdles (and most frustrating) to making a sale is getting the right person to call you back. As ancient as voicemail seems to be these days, it’s often the primary tool you have to persuade someone to talk to you. Here are 7 great tips for leaving good voicemails. Explain the benefit […]

Acrobat.com Beta Review

Acrobat.com beta for sharing your screen and conducting a webinar works awesome!  5 Stars! It was easy to setup, easy for the user to log into and I get to keep my meeting room url. I highly recommend you try it if you need to share your screen with others; want to conduct a webinar, […]

Good to Reflect On…”20 Ways to Get Mentally Tough”

I enjoy Jon Gordon’s posts as they typically inspire me to be more positive and give me some good “reflection material.”  This most recent blog post is one of those. I’ve attached the first 5 of the 20 Ways to Get Mentally Tough and included the link for you to click through and get them […]

Dream: Dream On, and Dream Again

Neat little video inspiring us to step out and go for it…

Here’s a good old summary of notes I took on a tape by Bill Hybels of Willow Creek Church years ago.  Often times we think of leadership and only think of “visionary” or “charismatic.”  This outlines, however, how different types of leadership are needed and thrive in different situations.  There’s a need at different stages […]

One Life to Live…Live it Well

Inspirational Video with quotes to spur you on to fully live that thing called LIFE.

Famous Failures – Video Tribute to Pressing On

Here’s an inspirational video for the day.  Some of the very best who accomplished some of the highest highs also experienced some of the worst defeats and lowest lows.  I’m telling myself, and I’m telling you: PRESS ON!

Trees & Teamwork – Leadership Reflection from Maxwell

Here’s a short article from John Maxwell that is a number of years old but has lasting nuggets of wisdom. I think the points that stick out most to me this time around reading it are collaboration and debriefing.  Collaboration is so crucial or else you don’t have buy-in; you don’t have the best ideas; […]

Reflection on “The Power of Negative”

The power of negative – from The Six Month MBA Everywhere I go these days, I see books about the power of things. The Power of Less. The Power of Now. The Power of Intention. The Power of Positive Thinking. Whatever. Not a single one of those things has nearly the same amount of power […]

Reflecting On: Get Your Head Out of the Clouds

A good, quick article to reflect on from the Six Month MBA…Have we gotten into a routine of crushing dreams and forcing narrow (often called ‘realistic’) thinking?  I think so far too often. – Mike SAMBA Blog Feet on the ground? Posted: 11 Apr 2009 04:34 AM PDT Get your head out of the clouds!! Day […]