Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. Official Newsletter
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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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
2018 August Newsletter
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
2018 April SME Newsletter
Happy Spring (?) SME Member!
Hard to believe, as I write this, we are deep into April and the weekends have been, let’s say, not ideal. Spring storms of snow, and now maybe a foot of snow? We are the hearty […]
2018 March Newsletter
Greetings SME Members!
So ….. how do I recover from a blunder in front of 200 guests? If you missed the 2018 SME Excellence Awards®, where during a fantastic banquet and great evening, we honored our very own Rod Carlson’s career […]