Could You Improve Your Sales Conversion Rates?

We’ve been conducting Win/Loss interviews for a number of clients over the past two years now… a third-party follow-up devoid of any biases, and an opportunity for our clients’ customers (or not, if it’s a loss) to share why they did…

Results of Our Last Poll

07/11-07/12 Total Voters: 4 How important is it to your company to maintain its corporate social responsibility? A top priority (100%, 4 Votes) Somewhat important (0%, 0 Votes) Not important (0%, 0 Votes) Not a priority at all (0%, 0…

From the desk of the intern, part 3

As Ideba’s Account Coordinator, I am officially half-way through my first internship. It has been a great learning adventure, and I have been happy to help out with the many dynamic parts of the Ideba world. I have been especially privileged…

Results of Last Week's Poll

07/07-07/11 Total Voters: 4 Where did you learn your most valuable business lesson? On the job (from clients/colleagues/managers) (100%, 4 Votes) From mentors (0%, 0 Votes) In school (0%, 0 Votes) Other sources (news, publications, etc.)…

Learning Through Experience

We recently had the opportunity to plan an exciting event for one of our British Columbia-based clients, who had just completed construction of a $200M CDN facility on top of Mount Hayes on Vancouver Island. The project was a long road and represented…

Results of Last Week's Poll

7/03-7/07 Total Voters: 5 Which do you think is the best predictor of company growth? Customer satisfaction (40%, 2 Votes) Repeat business (40%, 2 Votes) New business (0%, 0 Votes) Year over year revenue growth (20%, 1 Vote)

Organic Growth with Existing Clients

In the past six months, I’m proud of the fact that our business has increased 100% over the comparable period in 2010. Every cent of that increase is from organic growth within existing clients. If you believe in the simple philosophy that…

Results of Last Week's Poll

6/27-7/3 Total Voters: 5 How bad are the internal problems at your business? We have a few issues here and there (60%, 3 Votes) Things run very smoothly (40%, 2 Votes) We have several internal challenges but I think our problems are normal…

"My Desk, My Mess, My Business"

The Garfield post-it pad on my desk that reads, “my desk, my mess, my business” constantly reminds me that we as individuals and businesses all have messes we must confront. The important thing is to identify the messes quickly, figure…

Results of Last Week's Poll

6/20-6/26 Total Voters: 6 What are your thoughts on virtual teams? I don't care where the team is, as long as they produce high quality work (50%, 3 Votes) A great way to work with the best and brightest minds (33%, 2 Votes) Nothing can replace…