My 6 Week Marketing Internship

Now that I am coming up on the last week of my placement, I would like to share with you the experience that I have had working side by side with Riaz. I am going to talk about what I have learned about the industry and what I enjoyed. My Experience With Riaz My experience working with Riaz for the…

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How To Stay Organized As A Marketing Intern

As marketers, we tend to lose track of what is happening around us when life starts to get busy. I am going to give you some guidance on how you can keep track of your work and some tips that I find very useful. Stay Organized With Your Work As interns, we get caught up with all the learning that…

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Why I Chose Marketing – And Why You Should Too!

As high school students we ask ourselves: “what the %$@# am I going to do once I’m done?” For me, it was following an interest to become a health care professional such as a paramedic. But I quickly realized I have a very low tolerance for anything blood or injury related. I was back at square one, wondering what I should…

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How To Accept Rejection As An Intern

As interns, our biggest fear is making a mistake and being rejected by our supervisors. We put so much of our time and effort into a piece of work that we think is the greatest thing created by mankind just to see it crumble right in front of our eyes. Our first instinct is to curl up into a ball…

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The Art of Acknowledgement

You are busy. You have what feels like a million action items on your plate. But there is one simple way in which I continue to see successful people grow. And it is the most important part of communication: ACKNOWLEDGEMENT. Why It's Necessary I have a friend who recently told me about a story at work where there was an…

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Did You Really Lose The Sale?

It can be the most frustrating experience in sales. You did your research. You had a great sales call with a solid presentation. And you shook hands with your new client on the premise that you will be doing business together. And then… (no and then!) Next, you reach out to your brand new client with a follow up email…

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The Right Way To Tell Your Client They Are Wrong

It is easy to be honest about good news that will benefit your clients. But in B2B sales, it will take you gumption and a vested interest in the success of your customer's business to address issues that your client may not know are a problem. Even worse they may think they are doing what is best for their business…

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