Tuesday, October 26, 2021
For a lot of companies, their sales department is the engine keeping the whole organization running. Whether you’re a Forbes 500 company, or a small startup just getting by, a strong sales team can make the difference between barely making it to the end of the year, and thriving, even in a period of economic downturn.
With the hit TV show Survivor returning to our screens, millions will be tuning in to watch contestants push themselves, overcome obstacles and eventually – for the winner – walk away with prize money. Long the topic of many water-cooler chats, Survivor is a brilliant insight into the way humans think, behave and approach...
Everyone loves getting away for their summer holidays and that time away from the office is supposed to be refreshing. Some, however, find themselves demotivated when they get back to the day job after a period of time away. It can be difficult to leave behind that slower pace of life, to re-engage with work and find...
focus
Being able to stay focused on the task at hand is key for any entrepreneur and a core skill for the successful. A mantra of well-known brain coach, Jim Kwik, tells us that: 'It’s not how smart you are, but how are you smart'. These are wise words to apply to the process of becoming more focused...
As entrepreneurs, we often look to peers in the world of business as we attempt to learn from their success and understand their strategies. Sometimes however, it pays to go beyond our contemporaries and take a broader view of history and the history of thought. There are many lessons we can take from great...
While there are many things that divide Montrealers, from language to Jordan Peterson, there is one thing that unites us, the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs, as they’re known in the city, are ice hockey’s answer to the England football club. Perennially close but not close enough to victory, despite being home to some of the greatest ice...
Does Genre Matter Anymore?
It always makes me uncomfortable when people ask me what music I'm into. The easiest thing for both of us would be if I dropped the name of one or two traditional genres but, in reality, I'd be telling them almost nothing – particularly now that we see genre boundaries crossed so often. And we all know that responding...
Any company has a limited amount of resources at its disposal. Whether that’s human labour hours, finances, talent, or clients to leverage, the fact is that no company has unlimited resources. And you need to be mindful of that. You need to understand that these resources work best when integrated in your daily tasks...
With more and more people getting involved in ecommerce - best estimates being that there are between 12 and 24 million ecommerce stores worldwide - making sure they run smoothly is crucial. When running well, an ecommerce store can be a fulfilling project, as well as a great source of income.  However, as an...
Top 5 Go-To Leadership Books
When it comes to running a startup, risk-taking is key. In fact, there are five common risks (from market risk to financial risk) that all entrepreneurs should keep in mind and take a closer look at when starting their dream business. As Sreekanth Ravi, founder of Tely Labs, told Entrepreneur magazine, "jumping into the deep end of the startup pool...

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Philip J. Keezer
I’m Philip Keezer, entrepreneur, business consultant and mentor. My goal is to develop innovative new technology that makes business easier and allows entrepreneurs to thrive autonomously.

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