What does reading have to do with sales and marketing? Well, no matter what you do, reading can stretch your mind and help you grow into new knowledge and skills—what the Maestro 40/20 Rule is all about. Here’s a roundup of some suggested reading.Read More
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How does your organization attract, nurture, and retain the best #marketing talent? If you aren’t hiring mature executives or college interns, quite a large segment of your talent pool today involves Millennials. These younger workers may have over fifteen years of experience or may just have graduated college. They are still developing new skills and can make a lasting impression on your company’s success.Read More
What’s ethical when it comes to persuasion? Sales and marketing professionals use insights from psychology to try to understand their customers. But they also want to influence them. Sometimes, that attention to persuasion pushes the boundaries.Read More
The ancient saying “Divide and conquer” is a powerful reminder that organizations are stronger when they overcome internal differences. In sales and marketing, though, sometimes everybody wins when you highlight differences instead.Read More
There’s a line in Weird Al’s hilarious “Word Crimes” song about knowing the difference between “doing good” and “doing well.” But can’t we do both at the same time? Maestro has recently had the good fortune to be able to share sales expertise with some nonprofit and academic organizations. Crafting synergy between sales success and a positive mission is very exciting!Read More