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Why Your Sales Forecast Is Disconnected From Reality
Sales Forecast

Why Your Sales Forecast Is Disconnected From Reality

The forecast methodology used by most companies only works for some companies. Happily, simpler methods matched to your sales process are more reliable.
Jason Jordan
The Tricks to Getting 10 Times More Referrals From Your Network
Networking

The Tricks to Getting 10 Times More Referrals From Your Network

Sometimes it's not just what you know, but who you know that makes all the difference in business.
Mike Fishbein
3 Benefits of Meeting Face to Face
Business Circle

3 Benefits of Meeting Face to Face

Even in the digital age, your most powerful sales tool may still be meeting in person.
Katherine Duncan
This Guy Just Made Opening Coconuts a Whole Lot Easier
Inventions

This Guy Just Made Opening Coconuts a Whole Lot Easier

By inventing a low tech cutting device that easily rips through the coconut's fibrous shell.
Coeli Carr
Here is How to Dramatically Improve Revenue and Profitability
Sales

Here is How to Dramatically Improve Revenue and Profitability

All you need to do is focus on your ABCs.
Ken Thoreson
Surviving Fourth Quarter Madness -- How to Handle the Year-End Sales Crunch
Business Circle

Surviving Fourth Quarter Madness -- How to Handle the Year-End Sales Crunch

Many sellers push hard to close the year and ultimately come up short. But there are a couple ways to minimize fire drills.
To Franchisees, McDonald's Arches Aren't Looking So Gold
McDonalds

To Franchisees, McDonald's Arches Aren't Looking So Gold

Slipping sales, negative momentum and ‘zero creativity' has franchisees worried, a new survey says.
Kate Taylor
Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec on the 5 Worst Sales Sins
Shark Tank

Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec on the 5 Worst Sales Sins

Do you walk around asking potential clients 'What can I do to win your business?' Don't.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Have Funnel Vision
Sales

Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Have Funnel Vision

While the old way may have been 'buy or goodbye,' things have changed in that all customers, old and new, deserve your full attention.
Scott Stratten and Alison Kramer
7 Ways to Shift Your Perspective About the Dreaded 'No' in Sales
Business Circle

7 Ways to Shift Your Perspective About the Dreaded 'No' in Sales

Overcome the uncomfortable and awkward moment of a rejection from a client.
Sherrie Campbell
Domino's Quarterly Profit Tops Wall Street View
Domino's

Domino's Quarterly Profit Tops Wall Street View

The pizza company's revenues were boosted by strong results overseas and here in the U.S.
U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says
NFIB

U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says

More owners said they expected a slowdown in profits and sales, tightening credit conditions and a harder time filling job openings.
Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.
Sales

Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.

Instead of following the common haphazard approach to landing customers, think of every outreach effort as part of a larger initiative.
Marc Wayshak
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CVS's Expensive Cigarette Ban Shows It Puts Brand Before Profit
Branding

CVS's Expensive Cigarette Ban Shows It Puts Brand Before Profit

The drug chain's big move and name change may lead to the loyalty of a powerful customer segment.
Tara-Nicholle Nelson