Are you a pilgrim or a tourist?

Are you a pilgrim or a tourist?

Are you a pilgrim or a tourist? This question was the theme of a Catholic singles weekend retreat that I attended more than twenty-five years ago. The weekend was held at a beautiful inner-city convent that had once been the home of a lumber Barron – an amazing place...
Measure Twice, Cut Once!

Measure Twice, Cut Once!

There is an old saying, ‘measure twice and cut once’ but it is a maxim that has always been true. So much time and resources are lost when we rush into action. The same is true in sales! We don’t listen to customers, we don’t listen to suppliers, we don’t listen to...
Consistency!

Consistency!

Consistency! Much of business is about deadlines. How we respond to deadlines tells our customers and prospects a great deal about us. Getting the order out on time. Paying a bill on time. Respect in business is about meeting commitments and obligations. We have all...