Increase Your Brand with Help from April Kelly Book

If there's any certainty in the current economy, it's that it is full of uncertainty. What you have done in your career and how you tell that story could be a critical component in your professional development; either at your current employment or in the future. Taking control of your career now is essential, and the advice that April Kelly shares in Spaghetti on the Wall: Branding and Networking … [Read more...]

Maria Leads Martin Family Cigars

Maria Martin is a woman working in a man's world. Does that sound sexist enough for you? Sorry,  I don't mean it to be but let's face it, Maria comes from an "old world" family and is one of the few female tobacco blenders in the world. Let's just say she was born to be in this business. Maria is the CEO of the Martin Family Cigars including lines like the Pedro Martin Ruby, Gold, Corojo, … [Read more...]

Greg Gianforte Feels No Need to Bootstrap RightNow

Editor's Note:  On October 24, 2011, Oracle Corporation announced it had agreed to buy RightNow Technologies for $1.5 billion. The company has been absorbed into Oracle and is now known as Oracle RightNow. Greg Gianforte is now listed as "Founder." One of those companies that really “gets” customer relations and helps their customers deliver it is RightNow Technologies. They deliver customer … [Read more...]

Andrew Field Believes Less is Much More

Andrew Field, CEO of Printing For knows all about remarkable customer experiences. They post them on the bulletin board for all their employees to see. And, I didn’t see any “yellowed” ones there. Field launched Printing For Less (PFL) in 1996, though how he got started sounds a little “fishy.” He and a friend were in their waders, already in the river near the entrance to Yellowstone … [Read more...]