BLUE SAGE BLOG

Canary in the Coal Mine or Canary in the Classroom?

“Mom, why are you doing this?” A text message I’ve received many times in the past few weeks from my daughter – a millennial whose employer (along with her husband’s) has decided to wait until 2021 before they allow employees back into the workplace. I am a primary...

6 Lessons I Learned from Teaching in a COVID-era Classroom

6 Lessons I Learned from Teaching in a COVID-era Classroom

If teachers had playbooks, they might include lesson plans, class materials, presentations, exercises and activities and assessments that support the course learning objectives. When I walk into a classroom, I’ve got my playbook ready for that day’s class. But last...

Confronting the Challenges of Strategy and Strategy Execution

According to a recent study by the Harvard Business Review, only 8% of leaders can strategize and execute their strategy effectively. Furthermore, leaders who can strategize well are most likely to be able to put the strategy into place, but only because they happen...

BLUE SAGE on BUSINESS

An Interview with Pamela Campagna President, BLUE SAGE Consulting, Inc. What do you most like about your job? Because I work with many companies and organizations, I'm able to carry what I learn from one situation to another. The variety and the constant challenge of...

7 Secrets to an Effective Virtual Workshop

Collaboration in a global marketing setting can be challenging on the best of days.   Our guest blogger, Jen Kelly of New Initiatives Marketing shares her views on how to rise to the challenge.   Delivering a workshop can be one of the best ways to share your...

BLUE SAGE on Business: Spotlight on Sales and Marketing Alignment/3

In my first post on the sales and marketing alignment topic, I shared an alignment checklist that I’ve created and refined over the years. My third post in the series discusses how to understand MQL-to-sales opportunity metrics and issues. The marketing-to-sales lead...