Now working as a consultant, Kelly sold digital printing for 15 years so she understands the challenges, frustrations and pitfalls of building a successful sales practice. Her mission is to help printers of all sizes sell more stuff. Kelly's areas of focus include client recovery, retention and acquisition, and marketing communications projects.
Kelly graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Political Science and, among other notable accomplishments, co-founded the Windy City Rollers, a professional women's roller derby league.
That’s right. I said it. I love Lionel Richie and I’m not going to apologize for it either.
Truth be told, I forgot that I loved him. He was HUGE in the eighties, and he was just so present it was like I really didn’t think about him too much. His songs were always topping the charts, never mind that he was the co-mastermind behind, We Are the World, the USA’s answer to BandAid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas that you hear 10,000 times a day at the holidays.
But I digress. As luck would have it, Lionel went on tour recently, and I was fortunate enough to surround myself with the kind of people happy to take in his show. And as I was rocking out to All Night Long and Dancing on the Ceiling, it occurred to me that we all have a lot to learn from Dear Lionel. Here are a few, in no particular order...
So there they are. Some life lessons from a soul/pop legend! Jambo!