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Advertising Secrets From The Kirby Vacuum Cleaner Man

Kirby Vacuum SalesmanI was just sitting here at my computer (as usual) when my husband walked in and announced, “There's a man here to see you". What? I wasn't expecting anyone. “Who is it?" I asked. “Some guy who wants to speak with my wife." OK, my husband was home so I knew I was safe. I ventured outside to see who it was.

I was promptly met on my porch by a smiling face who presented me with a free box of laundry detergent. This seemingly nice young man told me he was in the neighborhood and wanted to give me this free gift. Being the skeptic I am, my first thought was, “Oh yeah… and what kind of sales pitch?"


Business Plan or Proposal: Which Do You Need?

Business PresentationDo you know the difference between a business plan and a business proposal? These are two very different business documents, each serving a distinct purpose. Be sure you're using the correct type of document to get the results you want.


Working From Home or Vice Versa?

Work at home MomMany pieces have been written about Moms making the transition from the workforce to working at home. Warnings about adjusting to the daily solitude and withdrawl from public life, accompanied by well meaning advice on how to begin a work at home career, have proven to help make the transition as easier for many women. What about women who have been working from home from years and are returning to the corporate world?


Is Your Career The Right One For You?

Choosing the Right CareerDo you really know if your career is right for you? Just because it's been something you've been doing day-in and day-out for years doesn't mean it is what you should be doing. It just makes it habit. It's a job, but is it a career for life? Do you feel satisfied at the end of the day, or drained?

Here are some ways to really look at how you spend your time, and how to change that.


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