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Ah So Insights' summer updates

Wow! Can you believe this is our 48th newsletter?1 You are one of 391 subscribers who want more than just tasting notes and cocktail recipes. Ah So Insights will continue to deliver bold ideas and hot takes on the wine and spirit business because—let’s face it—our sweet industry could use a little change. Have thoughts on topics you’d like covered? Drop a comment or shoot me an email at scott@ahsoinsights.com.

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Our most popular articles

These are our most widely read articles since launching:

  1. Where to find new accounts

  2. Running a company does not mean you’re leading it: 5 ways to avoid employee disillusionment

  3. On finding the next big thing

  4. So you want to sell your wine or spirit in the United States?

  5. How to coach a minor league sales rep into a major league player

  6. The salesperson and the surrogate

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Assisting our colleagues

Ah So Insights believes that the wine and spirit industry is better when its stakeholders and the communities they participate in are good to each other. 10% of subscription profits support the Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation. This is donated monthly. Since April, Ah So Insights has contributed $85 to the RWCF.

Additionally, Ah So Insights is pleased to offer free, full subscriptions to unemployed wine and spirit professionals. This includes access to office hours for career advice. Just get in touch.

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What exactly is Animal Spirits? It’s “a show about markets, life, and investing,” hosted by Michael Batnick and Ben Carlson.