Nose Hair Clippers and Other Learning Opportunities Information—even quirky information—can be gold. At least one product is built on this premise, and has been for years: nose hair clippers. Here’s what I mean: We’ve all seen the… Read More
Negotiating Power: Getting What you Want in Deals with Clients and Vendors While your business environment might not be the markets of Morocco, where haggling over a head of lettuce or a cab ride is expected, negotiation is simply a part of… Read More
100 Days to Your Promotion In today’s economy, you might be feeling lucky you even have a job—asking for a promotion could seem like tempting fate. “Better to sit tight,” you might be thinking. “Not… Read More
10 Things Women Can Do Today to WOW Tomorrow Register for my upcoming teleclass, “10 Things Women Can Do Today to WOW Tomorrow” presented by the Downtown Women’s Club. Register Now > Event Details Join author, corporate coach and… Read More
Show Me, Don’t Tell Me As you may know, the first rule of writing good fiction is, “Show me don’t tell me.” The idea being that you can’t say a character is resilient, thoughtful, or… Read More
Tweak your personal habits to get ahead in business By Wendy Leung from Tuesday’s Globe and Mail: Author Frances Cole Jones says your business-lunch habits, the state of your desk and grammatical miscues could be holding you back If… Read More
WOW– It’s a Paperback! I’m proud to announce the release of the paperback of The Wow Factor: The 33 Things You Must (and Must Not) Do to Guarantee Your Edge in Today’s Business World… Read More
WOW Videos on iTunes I’m happy to announce my WOW video series is now LIVE on iTunes. Subscribe to my video podcast series direct from iTunes!… Read More
Providing Outstanding Customer Service I have a tip in Carol Roth‘s 100+ Strategies for Providing Outstanding Customer Service: 62. “No Problem” is a Problem Your best response to “Thank you” is “You’re welcome” or… Read More
Making Persuasive Pitches Published on UpStart Advisors Blog: Frances Cole Jones is the founder of Cole Media Management, a consultancy that prepares clients for television and print interviews, IPO road shows, and investor… Read More