The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
Out sick most of the week - several deadlines pushed and the joys of working as a one-woman-shop fully realized when meetings were missed without notice because I wasn't able to reach out to everyone in time to cancel.
IT'S A NEW WEEK AND A NEW MONTH.
Am I behind? You bet.
Will I be able to handle it? Yep.
I'm starting with apologies and communicating...Show More
I was fortunate to start my sales career right before college. I actually jumped into sales out of necessity, rather than desire. I grew up timid and struggled in just about every social interaction. Oddly enough, I associated financial success with communication skills and that led me on my path.
My first sales career was selling Kirby vacuums door to do...Show More
Today I noticed a comment from a Sales person who claims working from home is beneficial for him due to lack of office distractions, meanwhile his productivity increased exponentially. What do you think? Can Salespeople work from home remotely successfully?
Hey hey! I've recently started a new role within a wonderful company as Business Development Manager! Let's imagine we have a time machine: what advice would you give yourself at the beginning of your Sales Career?
I had a CEO ask me for some profiles of people who'd be a good fit for a role he's struggling to hire - regardless of if they're looking or not.
He wanted to see what I'm looking for and what those profiles had in common.
WHY DOES EVERYONE NOT DO THIS THE FIRST TIME THEY HIRE FOR A NEW ROLE?
This is my new favorite exercise to do with clients - especially as it...Show More
Early release of episode 3 is here. It's easily our most outrageous episode yet! We discuss the merits of marketing (its a short list) and discuss with CMO of Privy.com Dave Gerhardt in a "between 2 ferns" style interview.
Check it out and let me know your thoughts on marketing below!
"You're just naturally comfortable speaking publicly about personal things. I could never do that."
I hear this all the time. And...nope.
Couldn't be further the truth.
5 years ago, I had my first neurology appointment to talk about my CMT the genetic degenerative neuropathy I've had my whole life.
And it was awful. I was a mess afterwards.
So I wrote a blog post...Show More
Share your experience, what did you see or face?
It was 5:30am and my Dad turned all the lights on in my room.
"I made you breakfast" was all he said.
It was the summer and I was spending the week with my Dad at the office.
I rolled out of bed and got dressed. Got in the car, then started our usual drive to work.
My Dad would always take the toll-free route when he left early enough to avoid traffic.
I will alw...Show More