We're calling an audible and folding Days 10,11 and 12 into a Final, Fabulous Friday of "The Ganon Group Twelve Days of Christmas Balls Give Away”. As a result, today's prize is ONE DOZEN of these great Taylor Made TP-5 Tour golf balls - made even greater by the Ganon Group logo! OK, enough promotion...here's today's quiz for the dozen:The Ganon Group offers communication coaching for executives and employees across all departments. Our website lists four major departments. Name them.Once you have them, type them into the "Your Comments" field below along with your name and email, and hit "send". That's all you have to do for scoring the Final Fabulous Friday ONE DOZEN golf balls!The Ganon Group wishes everyone a festive Holiday Season and a, peaceful and healthy 2019.      

Day 8 (Expired)On the 8th Day of  "The Ganon Group Twelve Days of Christmas Balls Give Away”, we congratulate Chris Wigmore of Toronto. Chris, I know golf season is a ways off for you (Torontoans? Torontins?) Heck - Canadians, but your golf balls are coming. And, to my wonderful clients Dan Fritts and Kathleen Coleman of the Spokesman Review - you stay warm as well.  Today's 8th Day quiz question involves best powerpoint practices. Here's the question: "What's the 'A' word that is the cure for too many bullet points on single slide?" Hint...read my BLOG  on this subject: https://theganongroup.com/5-ways-to-chisel-your-sales-decks/Day 7 (Expired) Can it already be the 7th Day of "The Ganon Group Twelve Days of Christmas Balls Give Away”? Indeed! Congratulations Vance Adams on the correct answer of one of my favorite sales teams adages "No one ever hired a carpenter because he had great tools". Translation: stop running down the "how and what" of your sales kit, and start communication the vision and benefit of working together.  OK, Day 7.  Back to the Ganon Group website (hint, that's where you are now).  Today's question is:  "What  is name of one of my clients at the Spokesman Review?"  (hint: think testimonials, and hint, hint...two answers are correct. You only need to pick one). When you know the answer, fill in under the "Your Comments" section and submit. A sleeve of golf balls are on the way to you. Good Luck.Day 5 & 6 (Expired):Welcome to Days 5 & 6 of "The Ganon Group Twelve Days of Christmas Balls Give Away”. Today is a Bonus Monday daily double! (b/c you know, even us holiday cheer spreaders need to take a day off now and then). But first: the winner of Day 4 was Dale Pfost of New Orleans who correctly identified my daughter Carolyn, as the touchstone for launching my communication consultancy. Congratulations Dale (and thanks Carolyn!).  
So, onto double bonus Monday, meaning two winners will be selected to receive a sleeve of balls from the correct answers drawn at random. Here is the question and it's hidden inside this BLOG POST:  https://theganongroup.com/understanding-the-why-of-yes/

Find the quote after "I have often advised salespeople...". When you find it, please submit your answer in the "Your Comments" section below.  

Today only, two winners will be selected at random to receive a sleeve (3 balls) of TaylorMade TP-5 golf balls proudly displaying The Ganon Group logo. Good Luck!

Day 4 (Expired)It's the 4th Day of Christmas and welcome to the weekend! Yesterday's Day 3 winner was Lee Stolf, of New Orleans. Yes, we stayed silent for nearly 2 full minutes while our client made up their mind (which ultimately was the larger investment). Sometimes, silence is indeed golden, on a sales call.On Dasher!  On Dancer!  Onto Day 4. Today's quiz. Explore my website and find the 2 min. video (hint: it's under the "Meet Bill" section), and watch it to answer this question: What is the name of the my daughter, who's business trip inspired me to move into my sales/communication coaching career? Step 1: Find the video and play it. Step 2: Fill in the name under the "Your Message" section and submit.Each day a winner will be selected at random to receive a sleeve (3 balls) of TaylorMade TP-5 golf balls proudly displaying The Ganon Group logo. Good Luck! Day 3 (Expired) Welcome to Day 3 of the "The Ganon Group Twelve Days of Christmas Balls Give Away". Yesterday's winner is Kevin Harjes, in New Jersey. Kevin correctly completed the sentence: "The best speakers understand it’s a privilege to have people assembled to hear their message." Indeed, speakers need to check their ego at the door and put a higher priority on ensuring their audience is engaged and informed.Onto Day 3.  Today we shift over to sales principles, and it's another "open book" from another one of my Blogs: https://theganongroup.com/show-up-keep-up-and-shut-up/The question is "How long did we stay quiet during the investment portion of sales presentation?"Fill in your answer in the "Your Message" field at bottom.Each day a winner will be selected at random to receive a sleeve (3 balls) of TaylorMade TP-5 golf balls proudly displaying The Ganon Group logo. Good Luck!Day 2 (Expired)Welcome to Day 2 of “The Ganon Group Twelve Days of Christmas Balls Give Away”. First things first. The correct answer to yesterday's quiz was "False". Our Day 1 winner was Justin Coleman of St. Louis.But to make it a little a bit more memorable, here was a response I received in narrative form, and I couldn't have said it better myself:"The first words out of your mouth during a presentation with a new audience should be something to grab their attention and get them excited about your topic! Asking them a question, providing a shocking statistic or telling a great story are all ways to do this."And when I say I couldn't have said it better myself, I must come clean, and tell you that comment came from R.B. Ganon, my son who works at Brightcove in Boston. I guess those repetitive, parental career guidance tips took root! :)Now...onto Day 2 Question: Consider this an open book quiz. Step 1. Simply read through one of my Blogs: https://theganongroup.com/speech-destroyer-its-not-you-its-me/Step 2. Complete this sentence:  "The best speakers understand..."Step 3. Fill in your completed sentence in the "Your Message" field at bottom. Each day a winner will be selected at random to receive a sleeve (3 balls) of TaylorMade TP-5 golf balls proudly displaying The Ganon Group logo.  Good Luck!Day 1 (Expired)The First Day of Xmas of “The Ganon Group Twelve Days of Christmas Balls Give Away”: Consider:“The first words in any big presentation to a new audience should be your name, title, and company and what you’re going to be presenting”True or False?Please fill out the fields below  (Subject is "Day 1", and answer goes in the "Your Message " field) for a chance at the Day 1 sleeve of The Ganon Group golf balls.