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How Robust is Your Outreach Program?

How Robust is Your Outreach Program?

Bribery or Bonus? A fair amount of outrage has grown recently about the topic of ‘bribing’ gatekeepers (by gatekeepers we mean concierge at hotels, other wineries’ staff, drivers, restaurant wait staff or host/hostess, etc.).  What you ask???  Are some wineries actually paying gatekeepers to send us qualified customers? Bribery is…

Mastering Meetings

Mastering Meetings

Meetings play a crucial role in leadership communication. Gotta have ‘em, but they can be so boring and ineffective. Most people think the problem is that there are just too many meetings. But the truth is, there are just too many BAD meetings. The good news is that meetings, in…

Improvement begins with I

Improvement begins with I

“Improvement begins with I.” – Arnold H. Glasow People don’t want a boss, they want a coach, someone to lead them to success. Leadership is more about guiding and developing people than simply being their boss. How do we lead our team members to success? How do we help them…