How to Sell Without Selling Your Soul

By MaryEllen Tribby

There is nothing worse than self-loathing.

Yet some information publishers, content writers and copywriters can’t sleep at night. They literally hate themselves because they stoop to psychological mind tricks and deceptive marketing practices just to make a few bucks – or a lot of bucks. Either way – it’s pretty bad.

Because here’s the thing: […]

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How to Profit From a True Sense of Urgency

By MaryEllen Tribby

“I can’t believe she just gave up,” commented my doubles partner Fran.

All I could say at the time was, “It is so incredibly sad.”

You see, it went down like this…

We were at three-all in the first set of our tennis match. We broke our opponents serve and took the lead at 4 – […]

By |Monday, February 20, 2017|Categories: Business, How-To, Issues, Relationships|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Subject Lines: The More Thoughtful, The More Rewards

By MaryEllen Tribby

In the last couple of weeks not only did I not read hundreds and hundreds of emails that were sent to my inbox, I actually took the time to opt out from the sender.

Why?

The subject line!

That’s right the subject lines were so bad, insulting or vague that I simply had enough. My thought, […]

By |Monday, August 3, 2015|Categories: How-To, Issues, Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Five Crucial Business Characteristics

By MaryEllen Tribby

My daughter, 10-year-old Mikaela, was given an assignment for school. She was to write a story about what she would do if she was given a piece of land.

When I came home from the office, she asked me if I would read her story to make sure it was okay. I said, “Of […]

By |Monday, July 21, 2014|Categories: Issues, Kids|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

7 Ways to Spot a True Sense of Urgency

By MaryEllen Tribby

“I can’t believe she just gave up,” commented my doubles partner Fran.

All I could say at the time was, “It is so incredibly sad.”

You see, it went down like this…

We were at three-all in the first set of our tennis match. We broke our opponents serve and took the lead at 4 – […]

Complete Honesty Is The Best Policy

Today’s audio dairy is called Complete Honesty Is The Best Policy.

And I have two great examples to share with you today. Recently, we’re looking to expand our team at Working Moms Only because we are growing – which is very nice. And we need to hire some team members.

So I’ve had a couple of interviews, […]

By |Tuesday, October 29, 2013|Categories: Audio Diary|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Does Your Business Pass The “Human Test”?

By MaryEllen Tribby

I really was taken aback last week.

You see, the Working Moms Only team is growing by leaps and bounds. This means I am investing some serious time speaking to candidates who would like to join our team.

Well, last week’s candidate  “Lauren” really surprised me.

You see, she came highly recommended and her resume was […]

By |Monday, October 28, 2013|Categories: Issues|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ensuring That Your Business Passes the “Human Test”

By MaryEllen Tribby

Four years ago when my daughter Mikaela was just ten years old she was given an assignment for school. She was to write a story about what she would do if she was given a piece of land.

When I came home from the office, she asked me if I would read her story […]

By |Monday, February 18, 2013|Categories: Business, Issues, Kids|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Be Authentic

So, as I was going through my emails this morning, I noticed that I had exactly 11 emails that used the words “shocking” or “urgent” in the subject line. So, it appears that when everything is either shocking or urgent, nothing is really shocking and urgent.

And, with your subject lines, you […]

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