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March 18, 2019

4 Tips for Great Business Trip Etiquette

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  When it comes to business travel, the stakes are usually high. Whether you are attending an industry conference, meeting with clients, or scoping out a new market, opportunity is at your fingertips. Your conduct and the decisions you make will ultimately determine whether a business trip is successful and all of that starts with […]

March 6, 2019

6 Morning Routine Ideas Successful People Swear By

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  “I’m not a morning person.” We hear people say this all the time. But guess what? Becoming a morning person might be the extra edge you’ve been looking for to skyrocket your success. With few exceptions, most people who’ve reached high levels in their careers have developed a daily morning routine that they stick […]

February 20, 2019

Craft Your Best Elevator Pitch

There is no tool to have in your professional arsenal that is more universal than the elevator pitch. No matter your industry, you will always need to be able to sell yourself, your idea, your product or your business at a moment’s notice. That means an elevator pitch, so named because it should tell your […]

January 9, 2019

The Power of Positive Thinking to Advance Your Career

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If you are looking to advance your career, you will definitely want to consider the power of positive thinking. While it may sound hokey at first, adopting a positive frame of mind can have a real impact on your potential for success, not to mention, making you feel good! Actively working towards positive thoughts in […]

December 26, 2018

What Athletes and Salespeople Have in Common

You may wonder what athletes and salespeople have in common – it’s more than you think. Whether you’re trying to win on the field or in the field, sales people and athletes have many common characteristics. Think of the superstar athletes you idolized when you were growing up. Maybe you dreamed of making slam dunks […]

November 28, 2018

5 Customer Engagement Strategies That Build Rapport

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Building customer engagement and rapport is a cornerstone of success in sales. Customers are looking to have genuine, authentic, and relatable encounters with professional sales representatives who demonstrate that they have their interests at heart—not just the sale. For those looking to build rapport and create winning customer engagement strategies, there isn’t one definitive solution. […]

November 14, 2018

Top CEOs with a Work History in Sales

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What do CEOs John Paul DeJoria, Warren Buffet and Howard Schultz all have in common? They all cut their teeth in sales, and they have used that knowledge to help propel their success! A background in sales can provide you with invaluable skills, as you can see from the work histories of some of the […]

October 31, 2018

How Great Salespeople Spend Their Free Time

As much as you may want to stay on the clock 24-7, chasing leads and locking down the next deal, it’s important to allow yourself time to decompress. Great salespeople know in order to always be closing, sometimes you have to step away for a few. Pulling back from planning and pitching, however, doesn’t mean […]

October 17, 2018

Internal Motivation: Knowing Your ‘Why’

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Have you taken the time to ponder what you really want in life? Is there a bigger picture that drives you – a future that you feel deeply passionate about? Do you know what will give you an ultimate sense of peace and fulfillment? People find their internal motivations in a variety of ways, whether […]

October 10, 2018

5 Brain Exercises to Keep You Sharp

5 Exercises to Keep Your Brain Sharp

  Saturday, Oct. 13th is National Train Your Brain Day! In honor of this heady holiday, here are some valuable tricks and tips you can use to keep your brain fast, fit, and fired up. Like much of our bodies, brainpower can be a game of “use it or lose it.” Just as it’s important […]