How to Get Ahead at the White House (or Any Other Workplace). Or…Not.

It’s too bad that junior aide hadn’t read our Oct. 13, 2009 post before speaking with the New York Times earlier this week about the so-called sports culture at the White House. If she had, she just may have scored a much more flattering – and professional— quote. Instead, she said that ‘…the “sports-fan thing […]

// read more

 
by TalkingAGoodGame - 10/29/2009 in Uncategorized -

- 0 Comments

Connecting with Colleagues: A Case Study

Opportunities to connect with others occur just about anywhere – your office, their office, on the phone, at a restaurant, on the golf course, at a Happy Hour… the list goes on and on.  It’s important to consider where the conversation is taking place because the scene often can influence the way you choose to […]

// read more

 
by TalkingAGoodGame - 10/22/2009 in Uncategorized -

- 0 Comments

Your Success Depends on the Relationships You Build

Consider the old saying that every salesperson knows by heart: People buy from people they like, trust and respect. They especially buy from people with whom they are comfortable — people who make them feel at ease right from the start. Seth Godin, author of several best-selling marketing books and writer of the most popular […]

// read more

 
by TalkingAGoodGame - 10/15/2009 in Uncategorized -

- 0 Comments

Tune In to Work Smarter, Not Harder

It must be plain old human nature, that capacity people have for taking no notice of things in their environment that don’t interest them. The reason for it could be self-preservation: Our brains can only handle a limited amount of information, so we focus only on the things that are most important to us. However, […]

// read more

 
by TalkingAGoodGame - 10/12/2009 in Uncategorized -

- 0 Comments

Talking A Good Game Goes Live!

Surprisingly few resources currently exist to easily familiarize non-sports-minded women to the world of sports. Without one, many working women will continue to miss out simply because they remain clueless  about how to use sports information to open doors and close new business deals, retain current customers and expand on existing business, earn and maintain […]

// read more

 
by TalkingAGoodGame - 10/08/2009 in Uncategorized -

- 0 Comments