A Holiday Gift Giving 'How-to' for Business Professionals

For some, gift giving is the merriest part of the holiday season. For others, it causes panic and dread.

Gift giving and receiving are both highly emotional processes, which is why there is so much pressure to give employees, managers, clients, and peers the right gifts. Stress builds over whether it is appropriate to give a gift in the first place, what to give, and how much to spend. But despite this worry, business professionals continue to exchange gifts and deliver gifts to clients year after year because the benefits of doing so far outweigh their internal angst.

Topics: Networking Brand Integrity

Pros & Cons of Business Networking - Waste of Time or a Gold Mine?

Nobody wants to have a ‘networking conversation,’ especially those who are at the highest levels of business. They are hungry for real conversations and real relationships. It has to be authentic, genuine and sincere.”  -  Rich Stromback

Even with a plethora of information, books, classes and generous experts, rooms are full of people who have yet to develop excellent communication skills (and who you prefer to avoid). 

Topics: Leadership B2B Sales Networking Customer Relationship Management

CAMPS 2016 Manufacturing Conference - The Industry's Premiere Education & Networking Event

This week, please join me at a CAMPS special event for small & mid-sized manufacturing companies and the professionals who support them. This conference is the industry's premiere education & networking event for small & mid-sized manufacturers & the professionals supporting them.

You will learn how high profile companies are creating an innovation culture, leading communication technology solutions, and engaging and executing "intelligent operations" from these business leaders.  You can see old friends, make new ones and network with the Puget Sound's business leaders & support professionals.

CAMPS Manufacturing Conference 2016

Innovation and Looking to the Future
Leveraging Your Full Organization and Supply Chain


Topics: Events Networking CAMPS