Category Archives: SJN Sales Healthcare IT team

DreamForce,DMA, and a host of other face-to-face meetings

I was reminded, rather pointedly (thanks Nikki Pappas) by various SJN sales team members (Shawn, Tracy, and Joan) that DreamForce is far from the only meeting going on. This week and next are the two highest density meeting and convention … Continue reading

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New week. New post. No politics

I’m posting more (I think we’re nearly through the incoming email) skills, insights, strategies, and life lessons that SJN Sales staff, our clients, friends, vendors, and colleagues have shared since the original series of stories ran in SFChronicle, and was … Continue reading

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What we learned after age thirty, the third post.

The list now has a life of its’ own. People from as far away as Bangalore and Costa Rica have come forward with their additions to the list we posted of important things we learned about life after we turned … Continue reading

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Is age a curse?

Recently Andrew Ross, at SFGate, ran a thorough and enlightening piece about age and how it is perceived, and importantly, impacts hiring, at firms like Facebook, in Silicon Valley. Here is the quote that kept me from scanning the article … Continue reading

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SPIE Optics Meeting last day today

SPIE Optics Meeting last day today. San Diego beckons. What’s best place for lunch not too near Conv Ctr?#SPIE http://ow.ly/i/30wIy

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No Summer Sales Slump. Ever

SJN Salespeople work hard. We also work smart. You won’t likely catch Nikki Pappas, Tracy Williams, Deb Taylor, or any of the other SJN sales leaders in the office treating business as usual on Wednesday July 3, or Thursday July … Continue reading

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Sales rewards

SJN Sales people work at SJN because the company, rewards great sales outcomes. We don’t have sales contests. Weekly reviews of call logs have no place in an organziation where the average salesperson has more than a decade (and in … Continue reading

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