Skiing and Sales – Sliding into success

Skiing, with its complexity, surprisingly parallels the commercial function. Beyond being a winter sport, it embodies techniques, efficiencies, and strategies that align closely with essential sales skills. This article explores how lessons from the slopes can enrich commercial practices.

Sustainable chemistry and Kintsugi

Vincent Flament recently attended a keynote by Philippe Guerineau that beautifully connected the principles of sustainable chemistry with the Japanese art of Kintsugi. This enlightening session provided valuable insights into how these concepts can revolutionize our approach to environmental sustainability.

Tip 2 – Preparation is key

1 - Tip of the month February - Practice active listening

Preparation is crucial for any successful negotiation. Often, people skip or rush this step, but being well-prepared can set you apart and give you a significant advantage. Proper preparation equips you with the knowledge, confidence, and strategy needed to achieve your desired outcomes. In negotiations, preparation isn’t just helpful—it’s essential.

Tip 1 – Practice active listening

1 - Tip of the month February - Practice active listening

Each month, we will share essential, immediately applicable tips. Kicking off this series, let’s focus on a crucial yet often overlooked skill: Active Listening.