Posts Tagged ‘value’
Better Marketers Show And Tell
Every day, we sell ourselves in adjectives that sell us short. Leader, expert, communicator, specialist, efficient, experienced, better, faster, cheaper. We’ve forsaken the effort of showing, for the convenience of telling. There is a better way. Don’t just tell us about the features and benefits of your product. Show us how that product changed the…Read More
Do’s AND Don’t Do’s
It’s worth remembering that it isn’t only what we do that people notice— sometimes it’s what we don’t do that determines our results.Read More
Being Heard Is Overrated
It’s easier to be heard when we shout. But being heard shouldn’t be our ultimate goal.Read More
Earning A Competitive Advantage
Very few new businesses have an unassailable advantage that makes them the only choice for a prospective customer. Most don’t make measurably superior products or own proprietary software. They haven’t patented a secret formula, and they don’t necessarily have more resources or talent than the next company.Read More
The Unfair Exchange
‘That will be eight dollars,’ the woman, who is carefully weighing and wrapping two serves of freshly made fettuccine for us to take home, says. As my husband is about to hand her the cash, she takes another handful of the pasta from behind the glass and adds it to our package. She doesn’t announce…Read More
When we know who we’re building for and what they care about, we get better.Read More
On Being Valued
If we want to be valued for both the skills that differentiate us and the work that brings us joy, then we must find ways to articulate that value to our customers. Better stories create value.Read More
Competence AND Character
As individuals and brands, we’re judged by our character, not just our competence.
How does your character differentiate you?
We have the privilege of working to be indispensable to customers and making them feel like they belong—instead of stuck.
True loyalty is earned, not rewarded.