Tech Tips

I Bought a Car Through Carvana and It Didn’t Suck!

Recently I bought a car through Carvana, and traditional car dealerships should be worried. I hate buying cars and cringe when the salesperson says, "What do I need to do to put you in a car today?" Or when they say, "Hold on, I need to talk to my manager." The car...

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I’m Keeping Facebook. Here’s Why

I'm keeping Facebook, and I am not ashamed. Following the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook story, I've talked to a lot of people who deleted their Facebook account. I understand. What Facebook did is unconscionable and irresponsible. They gambled with people's data...

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Growing Up with Amazon

Remember when all Amazon did was get you books? They are spending billions of dollars to grow into dozens of industries: music streaming, groceries, retail, the internet of things and managed web services. Their Amazon Echo line (Dot, Show, Look, Spot, etc) is a lead...

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3 LinkedIn Secret Tips and Tricks

There are dozens of LinkedIn secret tips and tricks the average user is not aware of. These LinkedIn secret tips benefit sales, business development and relationship building. Financial advisors, lawyers and healthcare professionals have accounts, but they can save...

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Employees: The Weakest Link in Cybersecurity

The ILOVEYOU virus spread rapidly in 2000 affecting almost 80% of Fortune 100 companies because Microsoft users opened an email with the subject ILOVEYOU. They thought was from friends and associates. MyDoom holds the record for being the fastest spreading and most...

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Making Hashtags Work for You

The BIGGEST question I get during my social media bootcamps is, "What is a hashtag?" And they want to know the quick hashtag success tips. It's understandable. Millennials throw the term around like it's a baseball during spring training. Hashtags are everywhere! We...

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My New Sales Strategy? Stop Selling!

A few years ago I read a book called Stop Telling, Start Selling ($14.11 from Amazon). It changed how I view customer focused selling. That was before the emergence of social media (e.g. - Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn). I have noticed what works for Scientifically...

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NEVER Use These Passwords

Every cybersecurity and mobile technology workshop I facilitate includes a discussion on consumer password security. Every year the federal government and other organizations publish a list of the most common passwords used. Financial professionals, lawyers and...

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Technology Ambassadors Increase Partnerships

Sales has become the enemy of many small to medium sized businesses. Last year I developed a new role within Scientifically Speaking called Technology Ambassadors. The goal is to let Technology Ambassadors increase market growth and visibility. The best part for these...

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3 Things Advisors Do Wrong on LinkedIn

More than 90% of financial professionals are on LinkedIn. It just makes sense! They use it for building relationships, generating new leads and providing helpful information. After coaching hundreds of advisors, wealth managers and wholesalers across the country, I...

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Master Your Mobile Device for Productivity

It is relatively easy for businesses and brands to buy iPhones, iPads and other devices for their employees. The challenge is to master their mobile device with the right apps and productivity tools. After 10 years of training Fortune 100 companies about technology...

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Hey Alexa, What Can You Do?

Scientifically Speaking has launched a new series of training programs aimed at professionals and business owners. Our new series entitled "Hey Alexa, What Can You Do?" demonstrates how the application of the Amazon Echo for business. First launched as a consumer...

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