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Joe Robinson

Joe Robinson is a productivity and work-life trainer at worktolive.info and author of Work to Live and the Email Overload Survival Kit.

Productivity

The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off

It's not about how many brute hours you rack up -- it's about how effective you are at replenishing mental resources.
Pitches

Pitch Switch: Changing Sales Tactics Made This Reservation App Appealing to Restaurants

Greg Hong learned to hone his sales pitch over drinks. Save yourself the money and learn from his story.
Sales

Learn This Man's Method for Rolling With Rejection

Sajiv Patel waited three years for a deal to come through. Here's how he made it happen.
Sales

This Vital Tip Will Make Your Voice Mails More Effective

It's all in the opening line, as this study shows.
Sales

4 Sales Mantras to Memorize and Why They Work

You're not pushing a product -- you're changing minds.
Sales

3 Major Sales Mistakes You Must Avoid

Consultant Jeff Hoffman addresses three common problems.
Sales

Would You Try This Man's Wacky Sales Pitches? (You Should -- They Worked!)

Doug Baldasare would try just about anything to close a sale. Here's how he got customers' attention.
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Meet the Rebels Who Bend the Rules and Play to Win

Rejection -- who cares? Naysayers -- screw 'em. Entrepreneurship isn't just about business. it's about rebellion.
Entrepreneurial Spirit

How to Build Up Your Willpower Muscle.

Steely resolve and self-control can usher an entrepreneur past the inevitable challenges to long-awaited rewards. But how best to tap into the secret weapon of willpower?
Marijuana

High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market

Though G FarmaLabs is now a leader in the cannabis industry, it took time before success sprouted.
Marijuana

Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market.
Leadership

Is Your Managerial Ego Too Big?

Overlords of their own fiefdoms and overseers of inflated budgets and staffs, these type of managers can kill your company. Here's what every leader needs to know to take down the takeover artists.
Psychology

This Is Your Brain on Power

There's evidence that power actually changes the way the brain sees others, decreasing recognition of others' concerns.