Today’s "Revenue Generation" is more Babylon than Bubble

What’s the primary reason that Revenue Science helps companies predictably grow more profitable revenue? All the metrics along the Revenue RoadMap are based on measurable buyer behavior. The 21st Century offers businesses the substantial advantages of predictive analytics and neuroscience. These advances sharpen our understanding of concepts like the impact of biology on behavior, revealing clear patterns. And the more we narrow our focus, the greater clarity we get. So what does all of that have to do with Babylon and Bubbles? For thousands of years, going as far back as Babylon and long before, people did business in their neighborhood. They sought the familiar: the neighbors, baza

The wild and wooly world of planning a successful exit!

“The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression.” - Sir John Henry James I have been using this quote in my Business Owner Briefings for over 15 years now, as it accurately describes many of the business owners that I have met over the course of those many years. In my opinion, this ancillary benefit of not planning should give business owners little, if any, solace. Every business owner will in fact leave their business, “one way or another”. The question they all need to ask themselves is, “when that time comes, will it be an utter mess, or will it be in a way that I would want it to h

Managing the Millennials

Recognized globally as a leading authority on the subject of generational diversity in the workplace, Chip Espinoza is trusted by Fortune 100 to family owned businesses to help them create environments in which all generations thrive. He was recently named a top 15 global thought leader on the future of work by the Economic Times. Chip co-authoredManaging the Millennials: Discover the Core Competencies for Managing Today’s Workforce, Millennials@Work: The 7 Skills Every Twenty-Something Needs To Achieve Greatness At Work, and Millennials Who Manage: How To Overcome Workplace Perceptions and Become A Great Leader.

The Value of Testimonial Letters

Why secure and use testimonial letters? Consider the skeptic’s perspective: 1) You always pay 3 vendors, so they can serve as credit references 2) I see testimonials the same way – you always take care of 3 customers, so they can stand as testimonials. Thus, testimonials are useless. This can certainly be true in some cases. Is this the first and last word on testimonials? In answering this question, let’s consider the securing and use of testimonials from the perspective of: 1) The salesperson 2) The customer writing the testimonial 3) The prospect reading the testimonial 4) The company 1. The salesperson’s perspective a) Why don’t salespeople ask

Renaissance EXECUTIVE FORUMS oversees roundtable seminars for business leaders

"When group members take a turn talking about their own companies they must pose one to three issues on which to get comments from other forum members. Sometimes people will try out upcoming presentations they must give to financiers or others. In one case, forum members made someone throw out a presentation set for a meeting with venture capitalists. "They stopped him and really constructed a whole new strategy for him," Carlson said. In the end, the executive realized he didn't have to go the venture capital route to get the money he needed. "That's a pretty impressive conclusion to come out of a meeting with," Carlson said."

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