Warning: You May Finally Learn How to Listen

BY: Joe Crisara

There was time where I would gladly smile at someone, nod my head and pretend to listen them.

I admit, I was one of those people in a business meeting who had The Girl of Ipanema playing in their head smiling while someone else was talking.

I was also the person who would listen to someone just long enough to prepare my own thoughts and next statement about me. Always thinking about myself no matter what the other person was saying.

I was a pretty poor listener.

I am going to step out on a limb here and suggest that many of you are in the same boat. Continue reading “Warning: You May Finally Learn How to Listen”

The Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry

BY: Julie Crisara

The lifeblood of your business is repeat customers. But customers can be fickle, markets shift, and competitors are ruthless. So how do you ensure a steady flow of repeat business? The secret—no matter what industry you’re in—is finding and keeping automatic customers.

These days virtually anything you need can be purchased through a subscription, with more convenience than ever before. Far beyond Spotify, Netflix, and New York Times subscriptions, you can sign up for weekly or monthly supplies of everything from groceries (AmazonFresh) to cosmetics (Birchbox) to razor blades (Dollar Shave Club).

Purchase the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Automatic-Customer-Creating-Subscription-Business/dp/159184746X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1443542921&sr=8-1&keywords=the+automatic+customer