Saturday, May 12, 2018

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

I remember my Mom's house in Downey...

I remember my Mom's house in Downey. It was a small, 2 bedroom in a quiet suburban neighborhood, just where a kid could grow up. The best thing, for me and my mom, was that it was directly across the street from my grandparent's house, my Mom's parents. It was like having a built-in babysitter. I spent a lot of time at my gp's, since my Mom had to work full time. I never thought anything of it though. It was just my home away from home.

After my grandparents divorced, they sold the house. By that time, though, I was going to elementary school, and my mom found a family two streets over who had two sons going to the same school. Their Mom was looking to babysit for extra money, so I stayed there after school until 5, when my mom picked me up.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

5 Marketing Lessons From A Pimp

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Before the transformation...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Stop...Right now

I got a(nother) call today from a recruiter who saw my profile on one of the career sites. I get these from time to time, and sometimes I listen, especially if the project sounds promising.

Today, not so much. For whatever reason recruiters think they have to, she:

1. Didn't give me her last name.
2. Didn't say what company she was with.
3. Didn't ask if this was a good time to talk.

Which left me to ask all the questions and feeling very duped. She didn't offer any trust from the very beginning, which must have shown in my voice, because when I told her I'd get back to her, she didn't sound a bit surprised.

Now: Are you being honest with your prospects? A relationship that starts with deception (or at least omission) is not going to go very far.
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Robert B. Wallis is a speaker, author, and consultant who helps small business owners increase their profitability by improving their visibility. Contact him at The Wallis Group

Monday, January 20, 2014

It definitely feels good to get something accomplished. Around the house, there's so much to be done, It's hard to decide what to do next. But once you decide on something and finish the job, it really feels so good!
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R.B. Wallis is a speaker, author, and consultant who helps small business owners increase their profitability by improving their visibility. Contact him at The Wallis Group