Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. Official Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with the latest SME news and information with the SME President’s newsletter. New newsletter will be posted monthly and past ones can be viewed anytime in our newsletter archive.

April 2019 SME Newsletter

A Legacy of Leadership
As I was listening to our 2019 South Dakota Sales and Marketing Executive of the Year, Mark Griffin, at the SME Excellence Awards, I started thinking about my own leadership legacy and how I can make an […]

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January 2019 SME Newsletter

New Year…Resolutions…Fresh Start
As we make our way to the start of the New Year, many of us look at this as being a time to celebrate. It’s a holiday of favorite traditions – countdowns, fireworks, champagne and of course resolutions. […]

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2018 December Newsletter

The Season of Traditions
When I was a younger, my grandmother and I started the tradition of baking for the holidays. This originally meant that I would assist her in the many Norwegian cookie recipes that was handed down from her […]

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2018 November Newsletter

Looking to the Future, Grateful of the Past
As many of you may know, the Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. of Sioux Falls is in the process of a significant change in our leadership at the end of December. Sue Ford, […]

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2018 October Newsletter

Inspiration, Football and Pumpkin Spice
It’s that time of year, the leaves are changing color, the air is crisp, the football fans are cheering, homecoming celebrations, bonfires and to the delight of many, all things pumpkin spice. This is one of […]

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2018 September Newsletter

Value in Membership
As a college instructor, one of the classes that I taught was the “Introduction to Selling”. My favorite part of the class was the ah-ha moment when the students understood the difference between features and benefits. Features are […]

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2018 August Newsletter

Passion…
What is passion? Webster defines it as, “a strong liking or desire for or devotion to some activity, object or concept such as a passion for chess or opera.” Most of us have many passions in our lives, whether it […]

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2018 July Newsletter

New Year…New Challenges…New Opportunities
I once heard that with the changing of the seasons, comes new opportunity to plant, grow, harvest and celebrate the bounty of our successes. As your new President, I am excited to start the new 2018-2019 Sales […]

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2018 June Newsletter

Good Summer SME Members!
I hope you read this in good health and spirits as we enter summer.   It has been a true honor and pleasure serving as your President for SME of Sioux Falls this past year.   Thank you to […]

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2018 May SME Newsletter

Greetings SME of Sioux Falls,
I am so glad the calendar turned to May.    We had a winter of record cold and snow for Sioux Falls and Spring would not come.   The tide turned right about the time we had a […]

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