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Welcome Jeff Blackman

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 24, 2004, at 12:47 PM in News & Opinion

Our guest host today is Jeff Blackman. He is an author, a speaker, and a success coach. Jeff will be talking about his new book Stop Whining!

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Can't Buy Books?

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 15, 2004, at 9:37 PM in News & Opinion

I realize that linking to this entry might be a little self-serving, but I thought to share it anyway (and I was upfront). Johanna Rothman at Managing Product Development wrote a post titled Convincing Managers To Buy Books. It start with this: Some of my suggestions for people in my classes are simply to buy some good books for some specific information.

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The History of Sales

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 14, 2004, at 2:03 PM in News & Opinion

In March, Harvard University Press released a book called Birth of a Salesman. It traces occupation of "salesman" from post-Revolutionary War to cuurent day. There was a review in Tuesday's WSJ (6/8/04, sub.

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Selling Means Listening

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2004, at 3:47 PM in News & Opinion

There is a special report in June issue of Inc. magazine that is devoted to sales. I usually gloss over articles about sales.

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Tupperware...Really Tupperware

By Jack, published May 11, 2004, at 5:27 PM in News & Opinion

Last night PBS's American Experience had a show about Tupperware and Brownie Wise. Brownie Wise was an amazing women. She created the home selling formula, she was the first woman to be on the cover of BusinessWeek.

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Biz Media - FC and Inc., May

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2004, at 8:06 PM in News & Opinion

Since these are both published by Gruner+Jahr, I thought I would post them together. Inc. currently ends their magazine with a column by Adam Hanft.