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Social Media Success Requires Consistency!

February 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · All Posts, Ryan Sauers

Whether you are in social media or any kind of business one of the most important traits you can demonstrate is consistency! Consistency is defined as being marked by harmony, regularity, or steady continuity and free from variation or contradiction; showing steady conformity to character, profession, belief, or custom. Doesn’t that also sound like a great […]

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9 characteristics of great Chief Marketing Officers

November 24th, 2010 · 4 Comments · All Posts, Ryan Sauers

Now more than ever, all organizations are looking for the discipline of marketing, to help cure their organizational woes. With that said, excellence in marketing is more important than ever. Thus, the great CMO’s and top marketing professionals, in all types of organizations, are looked to for leadership and I believe they all share common […]

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In Real Life & Social Media Perception is Reality!

September 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · All Posts, Ryan Sauers

I have the great privilege of working with many different people inside a variety of diverse organizations. In doing such work, it has become clear to me that these organizations and the people that work there- share one thing in common. Perception is Reality. You see… whatever their PERCEPTION of something is– IS their REALITY […]

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Listening- a powerful communications tool

August 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Ryan Sauers

It has become very clear to me that listening is a more powerful communication tool than that of speaking (online or offline). I guess that is why we hear the expression we have “two ears and only one mouth” for a reason. Think about it. All human beings have the desire and need to “truly […]

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Refuse to Live in a Box!

June 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Ryan Sauers

Live outside the box! Let’s say it again. Live outside the box and dare to no longer be defined by the “confines of a box.” Why is it that so many people today are defined by the proverbial “box” and quite frankly seem to like to stay in the comfortable confines of a box? Think […]

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Get More Sales- Today!

May 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · All Posts, Ryan Sauers

In the world of sales… and we are ALL in sales… everyone wants more sales. So, there is a simple way to accomplish this goal. But before I give you the simple ways to do it– here are 7 things to consider… in regards to getting more sales. Getting more sales is more than having […]

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Balance between New Technology and Social Etiquette?

April 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Ryan Sauers

What is going on these days? It seems that every place I go— countless people are looking down towards the ground (i.e. their phones, IPODs, mobile devices etc). For example, I have seen couples who are out on “dates” and although they are sitting across from each other—they are not listening or engaged in the […]

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Social Media and its impact upon Reunions

March 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Ryan Sauers

If you take time to look around, you will see that Social Media is being discussed and/or utilized almost every place you look. So as I was thinking about all of this the other day, I began to wonder what impact Social Media will have on high school or college reunions in the coming years. […]

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Is it Communications… or Communication?

February 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · All Posts, Ryan Sauers

I have studied the subject of communications for years. It is funny that many people us the words communications and communication interchangeably. You might ask yourself– what is the difference of a simple “s” at the end? Well there is a lot of difference. To begin with, TRUE communications occur only when what is being […]

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Social Differences in Management vs Leadership

January 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Ryan Sauers

Is there a difference between being a leader and being a manager? The answer to this question is – yes- indeed there is clearly a difference. A friend of mine once said, “you show me someone who can get a group of unpaid volunteers to work together and accomplish something great- there you will find […]

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