Sales and Relationships: Communication is King

As a technology communications industry, it’s always been interesting to me that we are not particularly good at it. Communicating, that is. The technology part we have down, but communication itself seems to be a lost art.    In my final article of this three-part series, I share my third pillar of Sales Leadership at Ignite. Part Three: Communication is King.     “Say what you [...]

By |2021-03-03T15:58:26-07:00March 3rd, 2021|Blogs, General, Stories|0 Comments

Sales and Relationships: Don’t make promises your team can’t keep

One of the clichés we throw around a lot in sales is “don’t make promises you can’t keep.” It’s important to remember, though, there’s also a team behind those promises.   In this three-part series on Sales Leadership, I talk about the Three Pillars of Sales Leadership at Ignite. Part two: Don’t make promises your team can’t keep.      “Set expectations that your team can live up [...]

By |2021-02-18T14:54:04-07:00February 18th, 2021|Blogs, General, Stories|0 Comments

Sales and Relationships: Always Be Curious

When it comes to sales, there’s a difference between everyday salespeople and what I would call “Sales Professionals.” As a professional, my philosophy is that I’m not selling something to a customer: they're buying something. I want to help them navigate that process — not by pressuring them — but by learning their business [...]

By |2021-02-10T10:55:48-07:00February 10th, 2021|Blogs, General, Stories|0 Comments

People, spaces and business: Where we’ve been and what’s next

2020 is not a year most of us want to remember or dwell on, but there’s no question it was an interesting one. For me, it wasn’t fear of the virus or stress about the business that kept me up at night. The hardest part was the impact on our people.   Building a strong, [...]

By |2021-01-22T12:29:06-07:00January 22nd, 2021|Blogs, General, Stories|0 Comments

Ignite Collaboration Services Group Inc. and Launchcode Announce their Strategic Partnership to Create Custom App Solutions

Ignite Collaboration Services Group (Ignite) is proud to announce our partnership with Launchcode, a custom software and hardware solutions company. The partnership’s first initiative will level-up doctor-patient communication by enabling remote patient and doctor consultations through an easy-to-use mobile application. Developed in consultation with a leading Canadian health authority, the application helps bridge the [...]

By |2020-12-29T08:57:50-07:00December 29th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

“We are joined by our hearts and our souls.”

“We are joined by our hearts and our souls.” This is how RuPaul framed it this week at Cisco's WebexOne Event. I believe this reference was to the “magic of video conferencing” and that we are all in this together. Yet, how many times have we dreaded turning on that video camera, worrying endlessly about [...]

By |2020-12-10T16:31:03-07:00December 10th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

Take care of your teams this holiday season

As we approach the end of what has been a difficult year, the uncertainty of what lies ahead in 2021 can trigger feelings of anxiety for many. The holiday season (perhaps even with a lockdown) has the potential to further exasperate and trigger depression in individuals. You may be wondering what you, as leadership, [...]

By |2020-11-30T14:39:28-07:00November 30th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

‘Zoom Fatigue’ & Ways to Combat It

Can’t quite understand why you feel so exhausted? Could it be due to the constant yelling at your child to get off Netflix and do their homework, which by the way, you haven’t even had a chance to look at to make sure it’s being done right! (Are you also thinking that teachers don’t [...]

By |2020-06-02T16:00:47-06:00June 2nd, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

Working From Home Your New Reality?

No more worries about having to wake up super early, traffic delays due to bad weather and standing in a congested bus or train wondering when you will finally get a seat! For many of us, our daily routines have been drastically altered due to the current crisis at hand. However, it doesn’t have [...]

By |2020-05-04T11:50:52-06:00March 19th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments
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