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Getting Useful Feedback in Real Time
October 17, 2022 at 10:48 am

I visited a company where the leaders are committed to their employees’ professional development. Here is what they are doing right.

Your Mind is a Powerful GPS System
October 17, 2022 at 1:11 pm

Your mind is very powerful. We’ve all heard that most of us don’t use even 10% of the power of our mind. One way your mind is powerful is that it is like a GPS system. Your mind is wired to get you to the destinations of your dreams. But your mind can’t work.... Your…

How QuickBooks Premier Handles Sales Tax in Multiple States
October 14, 2022 at 10:07 am

Ask the Accountant… Question: I have to file sales tax in multiple states. How does QB Premier handle that? Answer: In QB Premier (and Enterprise), you create sales tax items to reflect each location and rate for which you make sales and collect sales tax. Many states, such as Louisiana, have sales tax codes that…

Stellar Brands for Spectacular Gifting
October 10, 2022 at 10:50 am

Can’t wait to spread a little joy this gifting season — and beyond? While all eyes right now are on year-end giving, opportunities to build connections with employees and customers happen throughout the year, from recognizing employee milestones to expressing customer/partner appreciation to nurturing prospective client relationships. (1) For anyone wanting to make a big…

Rose Gold: The 'Trend' That Is Here to Stay
September 30, 2022 at 10:38 am

Rose Gold in Promo Millennial pink, pink gold or rose quartz—rose gold has many names and has saturated the promotional marketing industry for nearly a decade. It, along with metallic hues, are in high demand. Whether you are pursuing a trendy pen, a travel mug or a notebook as your promo item, the goal is…

Greenpeace Calls Coca-Cola's Environmental Promo Products 'Greenwashing'
October 13, 2022 at 12:14 pm

Critics are calling out Coca-Cola and climate activism event COP27 in Egypt for a branded partnership that it deems is counterintuitive to the meeting's mission, and meant to "greenwash" Coca-Cola's reputation for being a major source of plastic waste. As part of the event, Coca-Cola created branded COP27 products, like an ice cube tray that…

Every Sales Rep’s Biggest Mistake
October 12, 2022 at 10:28 am

What is a sales rep’s biggest fault? One customer answered that question emphatically. Read Bill’s blog to see if you are at fault.