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Influencing Others In A Positive Way

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It’s been said that all of us light up the room—some of us when we enter it and others when we leave. Which one are you? Hopefully, you’re positively influence others. If you’re unsure, follow along for some tips to be mindful of as you grow in your influence. Show Kindness Next time you find yourself in a frustrating situation, be mindful of whether you’re reacting or ...

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Working Well With Others

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One of the most challenging aspects of working in a team setting is the many different personalities at play. Sometimes this is a great thing, and other times it can create tension amongst each other. It’s easy to work with people who think like you, but how do you work with those who approach their work in a way that doesn’t make sense to you? Here are three tips from “How to Win Friends ...

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3 Ways To Control Your Nerves

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When it comes to presenting, the main culprit in our potentially unsuccessful delivery isn’t our lack of knowledge or curated PowerPoint—it’s our nerves. We often talk faster, stumble, add filler words, and/or blank on what we want to say. All because we’re nervous. Talk about frustrating. Here are a few tips to help you control your nerves so that they don’t control you. Practice, ...

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First, Serve Others

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When it comes to selling, it’s important to remember that it isn’t about your end goal or your sales quota. It’s about others and how you can serve them. It is easy to become blinded by the potential income a sales role can provide. But often, that same driving force can lead to your demise. When you are winning, being in sales can feel great. When you are not winning, being in ...

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First, Serve Others

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When it comes to selling, it’s important to remember that it isn’t about your end goal or your sales quota. It’s about others and how you can serve them. It is easy to become blinded by the potential income a sales role can provide. But often, that same driving force can lead to your demise. When you are winning, being in sales can feel great. When you are not winning, being in ...

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Build That Communication Muscle Back Up

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We are at a point in our country where several offices are starting to open their doors back up to their employees. While you may be looking forward to the office, it’s also normal to have some hesitations and concerns, especially when it comes to your communications skills. If you find yourself excited but nervous, here are some tips to help you prepare to interact with an in-person office ...

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Three Reminders For Working In Sales

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Whether you’re new to sales or more seasoned, here are three tips to remember when you’re making friends and looking to influence people.  When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion. When it comes to closing a sale, it’s important to remember most purchasing decisions are not based on logic. In fact, a logical decision made by a ...

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Critical Thinking: Skills to Lead More Effectively

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Leaders need to be proactive in finding solutions to problems before they arise. Pinpointing opportunities for improvement through creative brainstorming, and logically evaluating options assists in decision making and avoiding issues before they develop—enter critical thinking. What is critical thinking you ask? Great question! Critical thinking is the ability to think in an organized and ...

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Leadership Secrets of Success

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Being a great leader means inspiring your team to believe in themselves and what they can do. To inspire said confidence isn’t always easy – it is something leaders have to constantly strive for and maneuver through change at the drop of a hat. So how do you set out to gain these leadership skills? How do you inspire your team to unlock their full potential? It takes hard work, ...

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