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Gitomer: Becoming referable is a matter of earning, not asking

A good friend gave me a book about building your business through referrals. The author believes, “The best marketing strategy is to be referable.” He is correct. He writes, “Referability means that your very best clients and customers are continually cloning themselves -- continually introducing you to those like themselves or better than themselves.”
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Steve Jagler 
Every time the outlook has appeared gloomy for the prospects of an agreement for the public financing of a new arena in downtown Milwaukee, the various powers that be at the table have reassured me, “Relax. It will get done. It will get done, because it has to get done.”
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Becoming referable is a matter of earning, not asking

A good friend gave me a book about building your business through referrals. The author believes, “The best marketing strategy is to be referable.” He is correct. He writes, “Referability means that your very best clients and...
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The benefits of a smart watch: A case for wearable technology in business

Humans are inherently social beings. We thrive on making new connections, we love building personal networks and we deeply understand the value of a team's efforts in accomplishing success. To our ancestors, social interaction was a means of...
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Characteristics of the best leaders: Challenge and support your subordinates

What do managers do all day? Put their feet up on the desk and think deep thoughts? Spend the day keeping track of everything their subordinates do? Make broad policy decisions and command whatever resources are needed? Surely, life must get less...
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Who's up next?: Be prepared to build bench behind CEO

Edward Gilligan, the president of American Express and the heir apparent to the CEO, died recently during a business trip. Boards normally plan for the potential demise of a CEO, not the second in command. Now, American Express has to accelerate the...
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Water Council attracts international startups in third accelerator class

The Water Council on Thursday announced the companies that will take part in the third round of its The BREW accelerator program.
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Gitomer: Want the sales 'master's touch?' Study them, and do what they did.

The book, titled “America's Twelve Master Salesmen,” was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953.
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