Archive for April, 2011

If you’re active on social media websites like Twitter and Facebook, there’s probably been a few times that you’ve let people know information about yourself – visiting your favorite coffee shop, running an errand or vacationing in the Bahamas. It seems harmless, right? Not according to a recent article.

An insurance company in the United Kingdom conducted a poll and found that nearly 26 percent of 25 – 35-year-olds use social media to let others know their whereabouts. Unfortunately, this information is getting into the wrong hands and burglars are taking advantage. That’s why the insurance companies may begin to increase premiums as you may now pose as a higher risk or liability.

So next time you tweet or post your whereabouts, you may want to reconsider.

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  • Thursday, April 14th, 2011

  • So long girl

    This week I had the sad task of taking our family dog to be put to sleep. Greta was a beautiful and very sweet German Shepherd mix that we got as a rescue from the Wisconsin Humane Society. She has been a wonderful addition to our family for the last six years and we loved her very much. I especially want to thank the veterinarians and staff at Bluemound Animal Hospital (Brookfield, WI). You cared for Greta through her good times and helped ease her pain at the end. We will always be grateful.

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    I’d like to think I’ve learned a few things over my years in business, not the least of which is how to initially approach a sales prospect in a meaningful and non-intrusive manner.  It’s all about communication, of course, and properly setting the stage for continued discussions.

    But this blog isn’t about prospect etiquette, or effective sales communication.  It’s about how communication is sometimes handled across generational lines. (more…)

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