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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

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Mental Wellness Sales Mindset Sales Stories
#RealTalk - The last week of July sucked for me.

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.


Guess what?


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...

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Career Development Mentorship Sales Stories Sales Strategy
Start defining yourself

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...

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Sales Management Sales Stories
Can Salespeople work remotely?

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?

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Career Development Sales Mindset Sales Stories
What advice would you give yourself at the beginning of your Sales Career?

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?

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Networking Sales Stories
What is Your Greatest Obstacles In Sales?

I have been in the sales industry for last 3 years now. And I have experienced there are many obstacles but main is when it comes to break the ice in the initial phase. I wanted to know what is yours?

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Hiring Sales Management Sales Stories
Why does everyone not do this the first time they hire for a new role?

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...

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B2B Sales Sales Stories
unsubscribe. [Ep.3 - Marketing]

Greetings everyone,

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!


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Sales Mindset Sales Stories
What's one thing you've been thinking about sharing, but you're holding back?

"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...

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Sales Stories
Story time!

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...

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