Monthly Archives: April 2012

12 Great Bookstores to Visit

1. The Upstart Crow – San Diego, CA Starting in San Diego, there’s a nice little bookstore and coffee house called The Upstart Crow in Seaport Village, a quaint tourist area on the water. If you’re on vacation in San … Continue reading

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Instagram vs Kodak

In Sunday’s NYT Nick Bilton wrote a stimulating piece comparing Instagram, a social media photo sharing app that was just sold to Facebook for $1 billion, to the long forgotten Polariod and recently bankrupt Kodak. How was a 13 employee … Continue reading

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Do you prefer A La Carte Pricing or All Inclusive?

Would you rather have your Jamaican “all included” vacation where all meals, drinks, even scuba diving, and golf are included in the price? Or, would you prefer to book your hotel, and pay for your meals, drinks, and activities as … Continue reading

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Why sales contests don’t work.

Legend has it that Medieval England’s King John once stated, “If I bestow Knighthood on one of my Lords, one man becomes a faithful follower, and one hundred Lords would put a dagger in my back.” Similarly, sales contests too … Continue reading

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The 10 best sales and marketing books.

For those in sales and marketing: http://www.amazon.com/lm/R348FZ1P2703IV/ref=cm_sw_em_r_lm_SENEpb1CF87RR? The link above will take you to a list I created on Amazon.com of my favorite books on sales and marketing. I’m an avid reader and have quite a collection of business books. … Continue reading

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