Spent the Day with High School Marketing Students

I had the pleasure of spending an entire day at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center in Louisville, KY as a judge in the DECA National Competition – High School Division. 13,000 students from around the country, having competed in their local and state level, converged...

Skills A Good Independent Info Pro Should Have – Part Two

Information Skills First let me say that I fully agree with Mary Ellen Bates, author of “In order to succeed in this business, you need to have experience as a researcher or be willing to subcontract out any project involving types of research in which you aren’t...

Skills A Good Independent Info Pro Should Have – Part One

People Skills I’ll be the first to tell you that my people skills have been challenged, stretched, improved and used frequently. Oh, the personality types you will encounter! I heard this when I began my journey into self-employment, and especially from other info...

Professional Development and Sales Presentations

As a business owner I know that making effective sales presentations is key to growing my business. As a member of Toastmasters, every speech I give provides me with excellent feedback. As an attendee to NSA Kentucky Speaker School Spring Training Camp with Patricia...