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Reject the Tinder Approach to Sales and Your Business Will Thrive Happily Ever After
Customer Engagement

Reject the Tinder Approach to Sales and Your Business Will Thrive Happily Ever After

Sales can be one fling after another but a long-term relationship is far more satisfying.
Falon Fatemi
The Failing 'A' for Why Your Business Is Struggling
Marketing

The Failing 'A' for Why Your Business Is Struggling

Resolving the 'ask deficit' is easier than you think: You just have to muster up the courage.
Kelsey Ramsden
The Story of a CEO Who Grew Up on Food Stamps
Entrepreneurs

The Story of a CEO Who Grew Up on Food Stamps

A businesswoman shares lessons from her hard climb -- from humble beginnings in North Dakota to running an Alabama marketing agency.
Chelsea Berler
How to Get Past the First-Quarter Blues
The Grind

How to Get Past the First-Quarter Blues

With a new year, comes a new product cycle.
Jason Lucash
Close Deals Faster With These 5 Steps
Sales

Close Deals Faster With These 5 Steps

The sales process is finding out who the buyer is, what they want to buy, why they want to buy it and what you can do to fulfill that want.
Grant Cardone
Building a More Balanced (And Successful) Team
Sales

Building a More Balanced (And Successful) Team

All companies strive to achieve top and bottom line success every quarter, but in order to do so, they need a strong team of sales reps that can consistently, and profitably, meet or exceed quota.
Greg Peters
McDonald's Franchisees Brace for Sales Slowdown
McDonalds

McDonald's Franchisees Brace for Sales Slowdown

Despite lower gas prices padding Americans' wallets, McDonald's U.S. franchisees forecast negative trends to continue.
Katie Little
3 Tweaks in Thinking That Turn a Goal Set Into a Goal Achieved
Motivation

3 Tweaks in Thinking That Turn a Goal Set Into a Goal Achieved

Dropping a bad habit or developing a better one is notoriously difficult but what you need to succeed is all in your head.
Jason Forrest
How I Won My First Big Customer
Success

How I Won My First Big Customer

I went out on a limb and made a commitment no one else would make. That made all the difference in my career.
Steve Tobak
5 Reasons I Love Sales, and Why You Just Might, Too
Sales

5 Reasons I Love Sales, and Why You Just Might, Too

Besides the thrill of the deal and its puzzle-like challenge, there is one other great boost from a successful interaction.
Jeff Shore
Smart Kegs to Mobile: What to Watch in Retail
Retail

Smart Kegs to Mobile: What to Watch in Retail

Key takeaways from this week's National Retail Federation's show.
Krystina Gustafson
4 Steps to Choosing Marketing-Automation Software That Actually Works
Online Marketing

4 Steps to Choosing Marketing-Automation Software That Actually Works

Choose a platform that serves the needs of every department.
Justin Gray
4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them
Sales

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

The more a person feels they were heard, the more memorable they find what you said to them.
Dave Mattson
10 Ways to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Role as a Sales Leader
Sales

10 Ways to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Role as a Sales Leader

By measuring your capabilities as a sales coach, you'll quickly discover the areas where you can improve.