Category Archives: Listening

Use Google Alerts to be in the know first

I am actually surprised that most people I know, don’t use Google Alerts to keep up with their employers, clients, prospects, and competitors. Google Alerts are emails sent to you when Google finds new results — such as web pages, newspaper … Continue reading

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Thinking outside of the box is easier when you were never in the box in the first place

We’ve been interviewing a number of very smart and qualified young candidates for summer internships.   One thing that has struck me is that when we have met with foreign students (as well as American students) the foreign students have shown … Continue reading

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To become a better listener try not saying anything

I’ve always thought of myself as being a pretty good listener.   People that have been in sales-oriented careers like me know it’s obvious that being a good listener is a crucial skill.   Despite that, I know that I could be … Continue reading

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