Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. Newsletter

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November 2019 Membership Meeting Recap

November Membership Meeting
Highlights from our Speaker Matt Jones,
The 8 Continent Marathon Man
Life’s a Marathon: How to Overcome Adversity and Achieve Greater Victory
What does it mean to live the good life? What does it mean to be truly happy? Matt shared […]

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October 2019 Membership Meeting Recap

October Membership Meeting
Thank you to those who were able to attend our October meeting! 
SME Updates

A moment of silence was observed to honor 2011-12 SME President, Elizabeth Mendelson who passed away on October 20, 2019.
The proposed change to the SME by-law’s authorizing […]

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September 2019 Membership Meeting Recap

 

September Membership Meeting
Thank you to all those that were able to attend our kickoff meeting for 2019-20 year! Please take our quick one-minute survey to share your feedback on the event: September Membership Meeting Feedback
This year marks the 60th anniversary […]

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June 2019 SME Newsletter

Teamwork and Obstacle Courses
The definition of an obstacle course is to “negotiate a series of difficulties in order to achieve a particular aim”. Over the last couple of weeks I have had the opportunity to observe several groups of children […]

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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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