Author / Sarah Adams

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  • Selling to Geeks

    Selling to geeks can be much different than selling to business people. Typically, business-minded consumers want more of an emotional pull to the product given through stories told by the salesperson. While…

  • Soft Skillz

    Soft skills. What are they? Who needs ’em? Let’s have a listen to what the professionals are saying. Growing up as a suit, I never really understood when people would compliment my…

  • Power and Influence

    “As a leader, if you don’t have influence with people, then you’re a dictator.” An article I found comparing different aspects of power versus influence, introduced this thought to me and I think…

  • Let’s Talk About Trust.

    Building client trust is something I have very minimal experience with so far in my professional life. Since I don’t do technical or freelance work, there is little opportunity. However, working retail…

  • Yes, I Love Technology

    Many people love technology. In my experience, there are those that love technology and are good at it, those that hate technology and stay away from it, and those who love technology…

  • Relationship Building.

    Relationships are everywhere. At Greenville, practically everyone is married or about to be engaged however let’s not get into that hot mess today. We are here to discuss business and working relationships.…

  • Mentoring

    Coincidentally, this week when we covered mentoring in this class, I was asked to teach the GCSA staff how to mentor their replacements as I did mine. As I wrote in an…

  • Toxic Coworkers

    Everyone can probably bring to mind at least one person off the top of their head that made a work experience toxic. No one likes these people. Not only do they bring…

  • Motivating Geeks

    Working through Greenville College with Marketing and Business Management majors has not given me much opportunity to experience working with geeks, let alone managing them. Naturally, I had no idea that geeks…

  • Management

    This chapter of our book does not relate to me directly as I am not a geek being promoted, however many of the challenges geeks face after promotions are similar to those…