Archive for June, 2009
The school-yard chants can be heard all over New England, “Rain, Rain go away…”. Like many things in life you can’t control the weather and even though this isn’t the weather you’d choose to have – you can either gripe about or take advantage of it. I’ve chosen to do a bit of both.
Sometimes I’ve heard Sales Engineers nicknamed “sales preventers” because they understand why a product isn’t a good fit for a particular client’s needs preventing a potential deal. Knowing when and how to highlight a potential deal’s issues requires a delicate balance. and good communication skills.
Few jobs besides waiting tables allow for unbridled experimentation coupled with unparalleled immediate feedback in the form of cold hard cash, or lack thereof, .
Managing a team and gardening share many similarities. Recently while planting seeds in rich soil full of compost and manure I thought about just how similar managing and gardening really are. So here are the 7 ways Gardening and Managing are similar. There are more, of course, but I thought 7 was a good start.