Sep

03

2013
Defining your luxury home

Defining your luxury home

Living a luxury lifestyle means experiencing the best the world has to offer. For some it means flying first class or on a private jet to an exclusive destination or five star resort. Auto enthusiasts may choose a Ferrari or Lamborghini or Mercedes for ground transportation. Private clubs and concierge services assist with turning an over-scheduled, busy life into a myriad of fine living experiences...

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Apr

03

2013
Constant Contact Authorized Expert

Constant Contact Authorized Expert

Empower Consulting Group’s Liz Christoffersen Selected As A Constant Contact Authorized Expert Reno/Tahoe marketing expert to help small businesses and nonprofits apply the power of online marketing to grow their organizations RENO, NV (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Liz Christoffersen, founder and CEO of Empower Consulting Group, has been selected as an Authorized Local Expert by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than...

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Oct

03

2012
How to become a great salesperson

How to become a great salesperson

One of my mentors told me once if sales are not happening a company goes nowhere fast.  His message serves as a great reminder that making sales happen must be the number one priority of any successful business. Great salespeople are the engine of a vibrant business and economy.  Studies have shown the most successful salespeople have the following personality traits, mental make-up and attitude....

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Sep

03

2012
Luxury in New Orleans

Luxury in New Orleans

As a featured, keynote speaker for the 10th Annual Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat, I enjoyed a recent visit to New Orleans.  The event was attended by real estate professionals from around the globe who serve affluent, luxury, lifestyle clients and was held at the Omni Royal Orleans.  This beautiful hotel is in the heart of the French Quarter with convenient walking...

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Aug

03

2012
Carol’s rules of the red rubber ball

Carol’s rules of the red rubber ball

By:  Carol Vickers , Executive Business Coach When I first came upon this book, it was being shared among the Executive Team of an organization that I was working for.  There was great excitement about its message and it was referred to a number of times in conference calls and at meetings.  I was not in that inner circle and my thought at the time was...

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Aug

03

2012
What makes a great salesperson?

What makes a great salesperson?

“Well, we have been together for five minutes and I can already tell that you know nothing about me, my company, my products, my issues or my market.  What was it you were trying to sell me again? – Anonymous Sound familiar?  You won’t want to miss the sneak preview of our New Online Professional Sales Certificate Program at the UNR Extended Studies Open House When:...

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Jul

03

2012
Rules of the red rubber ball

Rules of the red rubber ball

This little book made its way into my life at precisely the perfect moment.  The profound impact it had changed me and my life forever. My parents owned a business that from my perspective consumed them.  Growing up I could never really understand what it was about their work that caused them to be so committed to it.  It wasn’t until much later in life...

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Apr

15

2012
The fine art of luxury photography

The fine art of luxury photography

To create a work of art through the lens of the camera requires the ability to see what others do not see.  When the final composition is destined for the eyes of the affluent and wealthy, perspective and attention to detail are crucial components.  We had the pleasure of speaking with Ilya Moshenskiy of Ilya Photography to learn more about his story and the world...

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Apr

03

2012
Even in tough times, contemporary art sells

Even in tough times, contemporary art sells

Morley Safer is back on the art beat, and although he doesn’t like much of what he sees at Miami’s Art Basel, there’s no denying that sales are strong. What does the strength of the contemporary art market tell us? What can we learn from the success of the contemporary art market?


Apr

03

2012
The power to lead

The power to lead

Businesses face complex challenges that involve a competitive marketplace, leadership development and organizational change. Asked to do more with less and respond faster to change, leaders are connecting people to profit in environments that encourage exploration and learning. Through innovation they continuously refine their business, setting new standards of operation and re-entering the market with a fresh approach. Leadership When markets and economies shift, it...

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