Archive for the ‘Mentoring’ Category

  Don is part of my LinkedIn network, a friend from my hometown of Stratford, CT…He’s also the time management guru that I subscribe to with a great message for attorneys as well as everyone else concerned about how they are perceived by their customers. THE BOSS QUESTION By: Dr. Donald E. Wetmore If you were […]


  Thanks to Ross Doyle for inspiring this one… “When the climbers in 1953 planted their flags on the highest mountain, they set them in snow over the skeletons of creatures that had lived in the warm clear ocean that India, moving north, blanked out. Possibly as much as twenty thousand feet below the seafloor, […]


Here’s a recent question I asked in my of groups on LinkedIn… When you are on the receiving end of supplier literature delivered by cold calling sales reps to your office’s reception desk, what percentage of that literature do you actually read? Rod came back with a great post I would like to share with you… Rod […]


 What should we be doing this last week of 2010 to help us be all we can be in 2011?    This was a discussion question in my LinkedIn Groups for which Rita Rocker presented a must read answer…   Rita Rocker    Forecast Your Future. Does your career forecast look stormy or bright? If […]


Add your inspiring story about how you or someone you know turned their life around and changed their’s and others’ lives for the better! Here’s mine…Ginger Katz Ginger and her husband Larry have been personal friends of mine for many years. I have been proud to support their mission in helping teenagers and their parents […]


AD AGE recently published, Why LinkedIn is the Social Network that will Never Die” @ http://lnkd.in/2-dsVA  Here are a few of my fellow First Connections’  LinkedIn success stories Michael Field Michael is one of my connections in Australia and is passionate and dedicated to the power of LinkedIn as described in his blog… Congratulations must go to LinkedIn […]


Honoring & Celebrating 30 years of working together Do you have customers who can be described as “Almost Family?” Here’s Communico, Ltd, a leader in the Customer Service field, one of  my “Almost Family” roster of clients New Book: How To Talk To Customers Create A Great Impression Every Time With MAGIC™ Communico offers customer service training […]


Here’s a  Three Part New Year’s Resolution for Happiness 1)  Live your life to the fullest everyday  2) Love & respect the world around you 3) Grow yourself into new opportunities to serve others During this Holiday Season and into 2011, give the two best gifts everyone can afford to give… Do your best everyday in using your talents & […]


Looking for some inspiration this Holiday Season? See what Pinecastle is all about http://pinecastle.org/ Recently, I had the pleasure of taking a tour of Pinecastle with my friend,  Suzanne Bonanfanti, Pinecastle’s business manager, to learn more about how they have been serving the Jacksonville Community for over 50 years. Pinecastle’s mission is to enrich the lives of adults here in Jacksonville […]


http://rogersallsphotography.com/ A big shout out Thank You to Roger! Roger and I have been friends & associates for more years than the age of many people reading this! Headquartered in Stratford, CT, Roger has been my company photographer as well the premier photographer of several of my clients, the Connecticut business community as well as special […]