The Quartz Daily Brief (www.qz.com) is one of the first things I read every morning! This article by Steve LeVine made me think about visionaries, the people who draw us into their dreams and make us believe the impossible is possible.
When I owned Raven Machine and Tool, I made a list of companies I wanted on my customer list. Tennant was at the very top. They had a reputation for producing top quality products. They were loyal to suppliers, paid promptly and when potential customers saw you worked with Tennant they knew you were a good supplier.
One of my favorite bloggers is Seth Godin and one of his best blogs is below. Your Choice Habits are a choice Giving is a choice Reactions are a choice
In the early years of our business, my husband did the sales. He was pretty good at selling but he absolutely hated it. He was tremendously relieved when I came on-board at Raven Machine & Tool and took over the sales and marketing.
The beginning of each year brings a list of new goals for companies: • Increase sales • Control costsTags • Improve margins • Bring on # number of new accounts