By: Alex Hamwi Has this ever happened to you? You are speaking with someone. You finish speaking and the other person responds to what you said. As the other person finishes what they’re saying, you realize that they have been talking for the last two or three minutes, but you didn’t really hear anything they said. This is a situation a lot of people find themselves … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: Do your salespeople know how to listen to your customers?
By: Alex Hawmi I tell my class multiple times a semester, “It’s not enough to know how to sell; you need to know what you are selling and who you are selling to.” Knowing what you are selling means being an expert on the products and/or services you sell, because only knowing what is written on your glossy company brochure means when you hand the brochure to a customer, … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: In sales, you need to know what your customer needs
Awards Dean’s Office Stephanie Bryant, College of Business Dean, was recognized on the Biz100 list published this fall by Biz417 magazine. Biz 100 is a recognition and celebration of the most influential business leaders in southwest Missouri. Xiao’ou (Sean) Gong, China programs specialist, was recognized for 5 years of service to the University at the annual Staff … [Read more...] about Faculty and Staff Spotlight
Several academic advisors in our Business Advisement Center attended the annual Missouri Academic Advising Association (MACADA) conference held at the Lake of the Ozarks in September. Karmen Brewer, Bethany Laws, Brittany Lescano, & Kim Stagner won “Best of Conference” for their presentation, “Exploring Advising Territories: Using a Personal Touch Approach to Engage and … [Read more...] about Faculty and Staff Spotlight
4th annual event sponsored by the Marketing Club The MSU Marketing Club, consisting of about 20 students, planned, coordinated and executed the 4th annual Hope on Wheels Car Show to benefit Convoy of Hope on May 3, 2014. The car show was located on campus, in parking lot 24, directly across the street from the football stadium. The purpose of the show is threefold: 1) To … [Read more...] about Hope on Wheels Car Show benefiting Convoy of Hope