Clear Comm Consulting

200 Memos and Counting!

In a bit of fateful timing, Thanksgiving has fallen just as I am writing my 200th Monthly Memo. When this journey began, I was in my 40’s – my kids were in Junior High and grade school – and I was just beginning my entrepreneurial career. Nearly 20 years have...

Teach Your Kids This 

In a couple of stunning interactions over the last few weeks I’ve come to realize some young people enter the work world without a clue – and parents hold a huge responsibility here. If you are not regularly talking with your kids about work – what it means, what it’s...

You’re hired for…?

So, why might someone hire you? If you answer, “For my technical skill. It’s my knowledge of the industry/business/endeavor that will be the deciding factor,” you are probably in the majority of people who might be answering that question. You also very likely would...

My Sales Experience Surprise

For most of my career I defined myself as an “anti-salesman.” Sales seemed like a dirty word to me. All those people cravenly going after the almighty dollar. Terrible. Then I discovered one of the most effective salespersons out there was – me. What!? How could this...