The Scratching Post

Stories, insights and tips from real-life stories about marketing, sales and networking. Inspired by my experiences and people like you, whom I work and engage with everyday.

Are you reaching your business milestones?

By Nicole Gallant / March 16, 2021

When most people start a business, they also set business goals. After a period of time, it’s important to sit down and determine if you’re reaching those milestones to figure out if what you’re doing is working. So, what happens if that time comes and you discover you’re not hitting those milestones? This is where…

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Coffee meetings

4 Essential factors for better coffee meetings

By Nicole Gallant / March 7, 2020

Can coffee meetings be authentic if there’s an agenda? The simple answer is “yes”, if the agenda is beneficial to both parties. Many entrepreneurs engage in business as a transaction, whether we are networking, following up, or having sales conversations. Meeting someone for the first time may not be the opportune time to relinquish everything…

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