Archive for: June, 2011

There were lots of great comments on Lindsay’s entry last week including this one, which has inspired this week’s blog: Great Blog Lindsay! I have a question for The Phone Lady. Mary Jane how do you suggest people deal with “call reluctance”. The phone is required for their business and the outcome has to be appointments set with a face to face meeting. How do you continue to pick up the phone when you get “no ...

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My summer student, Lindsay, has just completed her first solo cold calling project. I thought it might be useful for all of us to hear, in her own words, how she managed to pick up the phone each day and make things happen. So, welcome as my first guest blogger, Lindsay Kidd: Cold Calls and Carpet Stains I walked into Mary Jane’s office one endlessly rainy morning with an expectation of my day in mind. I knew ...

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I’ve been a bit of a late adapter when it comes to developing an understanding of, and an appreciation for, the food I eat. I’m not a big fan of salt so I’ve managed to avoid a romance with fast food, preferring to prepare my own simple meals. But outside of this,I didn’t give food much thought. But five or six years ago my husband and I did a three-week detox and that process started me ...

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