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April 2017 Issue

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2017 MHhuddle Conference

The Material Handling Huddle is an opportunity for you to build more profitable businesses through networking and education. Increase your knowledge of issues, regulations, products and services vital to our industry. Develop and improve relationships with other dealers and manufacturers.

Join us at the Holiday Inn-Rolling Meadows, Ill. for an educational one-day conference, June 7, with key industry leaders giving you ideas to take back to your business tomorrow. This four-session format will include topics that are trending in the industry. Take part in networking opportunities before and during the event, plus a vendor mall for ideas on products and services to expand your product line.

2017 ProMat Guide


My Advice To You: “Get Out There!”

May 1, 2009

The title of this month’s message needs a bit of clarification, but it is absolutely imperative that I share my thoughts with you. This is a true story. This is a story that I had internalized years ago but needed to be reminded of as... Read more about My Advice To You: “Get Out There!”

Whiskey For My Men; Beer For My Horses

April 1, 2009

Some of you might recognize this as the title of a Toby Keith song. It leads me to the first of three nuggets I would like to share with you today.

1. Titles in articles and newspaper columns do get attention.... Read more about Whiskey For My Men; Beer For My Horses

We Are All In The Same Boat ... Trying To Make That Next Sale.

March 1, 2009

Lots happened since we last talked. I flew to Destin, Florida to speak to 45 Nursing home Administrators. They were being introduced to the concept of “marketing” and were in need for strategies for connecting with more prospects in an... Read more about We Are All In The Same Boat ... Trying To Make That Next Sale.

Ever Hear of Nordstroms?

February 1, 2009

I love my books. I can remember not long ago when I hated to read books. (Thirty years ago.) Most people today, regardless of their age, still don’t like to read books. And if they do, they are fictitious and simply entertaining.
Read more about Ever Hear of Nordstroms?

Lessons From A Fabric Store. Huh?

January 1, 2009

Has Marchev gone off the deep end?
No I haven't. Not yet.

I just want to share an observation I had yesterday while my wife Barbara and I were strolling through a fabric store looking for... Read more about Lessons From A Fabric Store. Huh?

You Can't Cry Over Spilt Milk!

December 1, 2008

Last night the TV show 60-Minutes interviewed Ted Turner. The Atlanta-based, Ted Turner.

Okay, so you and I have never captained an America's Cup winner ... or own a jet ... or own a major league baseball team ... or own... Read more about You Can't Cry Over Spilt Milk!

Testimonials Are Powerful!

November 1, 2008

Yesterday in my Sunday newspaper I found myself in the restaurant review section. I spotted an establishment where we thought we would have dinner for an important future event. We had heard a favorable comment from one of our friends and felt... Read more about Testimonials Are Powerful!

Business Savvy Dos and Don'ts

October 1, 2008

Six essential qualities that are the key to success:

  1. Sincerity
  2. Personal Integrity
  3. Humility
  4. Courtesy
  5. Wisdom
  6. Charity

-Dr. William... Read more about Business Savvy Dos and Don'ts

Don't Tell Me "Cold Calling" Doesn't Work

September 1, 2008

This email just arrived from one of my marketing mentor participants:

Hi Mike,
I've been out hitting the pavement and just got another two bookings one for the Mexican Riviera and one for the Caribbean from the Harbor Light... Read more about Don't Tell Me "Cold Calling" Doesn't Work

The Best Time To Grow a Tree!

August 1, 2008

Okay! Today's message may come from a popular sneaker manufacturer but it happens to be pretty good advice.
But it seems that a whole bunch of "stuff" is getting in our way. The negative daily news associated with rice,... Read more about The Best Time To Grow a Tree!

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