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  • Roger McKnight
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    Where is the price of crude going? You take my answer to the bank

    January 29, 2015 11:34AM by Roger McKnight

    It’s not what you say, it’s when you don’t say it – A bit long for a bumper sticker but snappier than “conspicuous in absencia,” a phrase I just made up because it sounds thoughtful. Both phrases apply to a situation

  • Tibor Shanto
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    How To Lose A Sale With Your First Response

    January 29, 2015 8:32AM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  When you initially approach an unsuspecting prospect, how you present what you sell will go a long way in determining the outcome.Yet when you ask sales people to tell you what they sell, a large majority and their

  • Mark Borkowski
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    Dollars Blowing in the Wind….

    January 27, 2015 4:05PM by Mark Borkowski

    Dollars Blowing In the Wind The 2013 Global Wind Energy Outlook report states that one third of the world’s electricity can be supplied by wind, meaning that 163 billion tones of CO2 can be saved by 2050. From just 4,800

  • Ray Haight
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    Do it right, the taxman cometh!

    January 27, 2015 1:40PM by Ray Haight

    Business is business and all businesses run on the same principle gross revenue comes in you deduct all the related expenses and what is left is either profit or it’s a problem you need to tackle ASAP. So if you’re

  • Mark Borkowski
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    The Golden Age of Panama.

    January 23, 2015 2:41PM by Mark Borkowski

    The golden age of Panama. When the extraordinary becomes the norm. I had the pleasure of working with two professionals who specialize in counseling corporate clients, private investors, and heads of SMEs in their acquisition or sale of commercial, industrial,

  • Carolina Billings
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    When the last thread breaks at work – Spotting Employee Disengagement.

    January 23, 2015 2:04PM by Carolina Billings

    Relationships are like ropes someone once said to me, “they are made up of many thin threads or experiences, that weaved together they form a strong rope”. Taking each thread as an experience, positive threads thicken the rope, negative threads

  • Tibor Shanto
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    Does Length Matter?

    January 21, 2015 5:43PM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  Does length matter, or is it more a question of how you do it?Get your mind out of the gutter for a second, and thing length of sales cycle.I was recently approached to write a piece examining how to

  • Mark Borkowski
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    Death Bed Advice….

    January 19, 2015 8:24AM by Mark Borkowski

    These were some words of wisdom told to me by a client that had to sell his transportation company from his death bed. He and his family dictated these pieces of advice in one long five hour visit. Not sure

  • Roger McKnight
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    Shopping thanks to lower gas prices? Free advice: keep your receipts

    January 15, 2015 11:58AM by Roger McKnight

    So I’ve heard that walking is good for your mind and body, which is good because I’ve also heard that they are, at most times, connected. I tried walking for a couple of weeks but succumbed to the throes of

  • Kevin Snobel
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    Drivers agree on five worst North American cities to drive in

    January 14, 2015 2:06PM by Kevin Snobel

    The Top 5 Cities That Truck Drivers Would Avoid Like The Plague (If They Could) January 10, 2015 Truck Drivers on popular social media site Reddit.com were asked for the towns they absolutely dread heading too and would avoid if

  • Kevin Snobel
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    FMCSA in the US making changes

    January 14, 2015 1:30PM by Kevin Snobel

    The Department of Transportation still expects to publish a Safety Fitness Determination rule in June, according to the DOT’s latest rulemakings update, and it still expects to send a speed limiter mandate proposal to the White House next month. Here

  • Carolina Billings
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    Top of the ladder is a nice place, but sometimes also a toxic one.

    January 14, 2015 9:59AM by Carolina Billings

    I have conducted and facilitated many anti bullying and harassment workshops in my career, always expecting the executive team to carry the full responsibility of protecting the company’s managers and staff. The question is what happens when executives themselves experience

  • James Menzies
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    Would you hire a medical marijuana patient to drive truck?

    January 14, 2015 8:38AM by James Menzies

    It’s no secret this industry is starved for drivers, especially young drivers. I received a letter the other day from a 26-year-old with aspirations of becoming a professional truck driver. But here’s the catch: He uses medical marijuana to deal

  • Mark Borkowski
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    It’s all about freedom in the transportation industry

    January 12, 2015 2:39PM by Mark Borkowski

    No one is handed freedom on a silver platter. According to noted author and professor, Dr. W.W. Dyer. “You must make your own freedom. If someone hands it to you, it is not freedom at all, but the alms of

  • Mark Borkowski
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    It’s Your Call – How to get new clients in the Transportation industry?

    January 11, 2015 10:52AM by Mark Borkowski

    Humor me for a second. Think back to the last deal you closed and ask you, “Who was the decision maker I had to reach and influence? How did I do it?” The reason I asked you to think about