As the southeastern United States braces for the arrival of Hurricane Florence, we noticed the parallels between proper preparation for a hurricane and success in business. ⚠️ We urge everyone to take the necessary precautions and make sure they are safe this week both locally in Charlotte, and across the region. ⚠️
One of the most common fears that exists in society is the fear of public speaking, with more than 1 out of 5 people reporting a major fear of getting in front of a room. While there is a lot of misinformation surround glossophobia, it’s clear that most people don’t get excited about giving a speech, a toast or even
No one wants to work for someone else’s dream their entire life, and we all have dreams of our own that we want to bring to reality. For most people, that means getting into an upper-management position or if you are a true entrepreneur – owning a business one day. The unfortunate reality is that in the United States of
Over the weekend, Charlotte Marketing Consultants founder and President, Alex Kantor, traveled to Baltimore, MD to compete in the First Annual Chip in For Smiles charity golf tournament. Alongside other entrepreneurs in the direct sales and marketing industry from Colorado, Texas and the entire East Coast, Alex was thrilled to participate in a fundraiser for Operation Smile at the Greystone
Early on in my career, I worked in the college athletics industry. I spent five years as a Sports Information Director at Amherst College, working closely with 27 different varsity sports programs at the highest level of Division III athletics. One of the things I saw from the coaches that won NCAA Championships and produced All-Americans was that they had
For nearly every single person we interact with, there is a single shared common goal – to live a great life. The pursuit of happiness is something that all people are on a journey towards. While there are billions of different ways to define an amazing life, there are common threads that will help everyone see progress. It is progress
The first weekend in June our client broker held our National Conference in Houston, TX, with a weekend of development, coaching, recognition of top performers and plenty of networking. We took the opportunity to schedule an extra day of travel, flying down early to rent a classic western ranch about an hour outside of the city for extra time hanging
Everyone has heard the old saying ‘April showers bring May flowers’, so we applied the logic with our team here at Charlotte Marketing Consultants. We made it rain all month long in April, running 5 weeks of bonuses and competitions to help our team get ready for the growth we have planned in May! The final week of the month
Early on in my career I struggled to accept the age-old catch-22 that to get a job I needed to have experience, but without a job I couldn’t get the experience I needed. Pardon my French, but that is total B.S.! Why do I need two or three years of experience to get a job in ‘entry level’?
One of the biggest questions we all ask ourselves in life is “WHY”? Why work hard? Why do we do anything that is challenging? Why eat healthy? Why study in school?