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Increase your Content Consumption With These Tricks

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As a modern business professional—particularly a sales professional, you need to constantly consume content. Consuming content allows you to remain current and stay on top of industry trends so you can have insightful conversations with your buyers that will help them solve their challenges. You’ll be their expert and guide them in a consultative way to help them towards the best solution for them. All of this equals results!

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20 Sales Situations We Can All Relate To (In GIFs & Images)

The day-to-day lives of salespeople are full of emotional highs and lows. We’ve hand-picked 17 of the best GIFs and images that represent how modern sales pros feel on any day:

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Attracting And Keeping Sales Talent

A topic that doesn’t receive nearly as much attention as it should is attracting and keeping sales talent. Sales pro turnover rates are 20-30%, which is nearly double the turnover for all industries combined.

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3 Visuals That Will Inspire Leaders To Spark Digital Change

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Priority, by definition, implies something — a process, a goal, a strategy — that is more important than all others. So by definition, having top five or even ten “priorities” defeats the very purpose of what a priority is.

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5 Apps To Improve Productivity For Salespeople

mobile apps productivitySalespeople are busy. Whether you’re a C-level executive, a manager or a sales professional, it can be a challenge to keep juggling all the different tasks you have to do. Fortunately, we’ve organized this list of mobile apps many salespeople we know use to boost their productivity. Here are 5 killer apps that should be essential to any sales routine.

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Sleep Habits Of 21 Highly Effective Leaders [Infographic]

In K. Anders Ericsson’s famous study of violinists, popularized by Malcolm Gladwell as “the 10,000-Hour Rule,” Anders found that the best violinists spent more time practicing than the merely good students. But that wasn’t it.

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The Best Salespeople Act Like The Best Brands

best-salespeople-best-brands.jpgEveryone in sales has a secret weapon — so secret that most of them don’t even know they have it. It’s called the personal brand. In fact, the personal brand is so powerful that it needs five keys to unlock it. By the end of this article, those keys will be laid out on the table for anyone who wants to learn how to keep selling while they sleep at night.

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7 Powerful Motivations For Doing Social Selling Right

powerful motivations for social sellingSocial selling training is the same as learning any new skill: there’s a right way to do it and a wrong way. Unlike most skillsets, however, training and executing social selling the wrong way can actually do your organization more harm than good.

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Spenders Take Note: 10 Financial Lessons from Warren Buffett

Many people consider Warren Buffett one of the world’s most successful investors. Just because he has a net worth of $65 billion, doesn’t mean he throws money around. In fact, some might even call him frivolous. For example, he purchased a five-bedroom house in Omaha in 1958 for $31,500 and has lived there ever since.

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Selling In Reverse: How To Socially Ambush Like A Pro

social-ambush.pngSocial Selling is our specialty here at Sales for Life, so it’s a big part of everyone’s daily routine (if you’re looking for a daily social selling routine click here). But recently, I was on the other side of the equation, and someone socially sold to me! The experience was eye-opening, and really drove home the value of social selling. Here’s the story: