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Podcast Interview with AVANT Technologies

Happy early Halloween everyone! Adam Stein, an old client and colleague introduced me to Ken Presti, Research Vice President, Analyst & Producer/Host of “AVANT Technology Insights with Ken Presti” podcast. As I mentioned in a previous post, I recently wrote a book, self-published it on Amazon, and was interviewed about the book. The interview was […]

It’s Official: My Book Is Finished and Published!

Hey everyone! My 2-year-old “baby” was finally born on October 8, 2020, a few weeks ago. How to Score from First Base! (In Sales): A Step-by-Step Guide to Shorten Sales Cycles and Multiply Revenue is now available via paperback or Kindle. Here’s the link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1735638307 If you’re a sales, marketing, or lead generation leader or […]

Happy Fall Everyone!

Hey everyone! Fall, football, and school are back in full swing. (Sorta!) It’s odd to see empty NFL stadiums nationwide. The KC Chiefs hold 80,000 seats and they only allowed like 17,000 for their first home game. My kids have done virtual school since September. It’s much better than last spring but they go hybrid […]

Coming Soon: My Soon To Be Published Book!

Self-published via Amazon that is. Writing a book has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. But like so many other things, it fell into the “someday” category until the Fall of 2018, when I casually mentioned my goal to my long-time friend, Stacy Stephens. With her encouragement and introduction […]

Happy Memorial Day 2020!

Hey everyone! Ray Ruecker with Connect 5000. Seems like 47 years ago we began lockdown/quarantine/shelter-in-place. Yet it was only 2 months ago. Where I live, the Kansas City metro, things are opening up gradually and we are returning to the “new” normal. We’ve eaten out a few times and I also got a new haircut […]

A Very Belated Super Bowl Hangover Post

Happy late February everyone! As you may or may not know, the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years! Disclaimer: I’m an avid Denver Broncos fan BUT a big fan of Head Coach Andy Reid and their quarterback Patrick Mahomes. According to CBS Sports, the Chiefs were the […]