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How to sell with meaning

How to sell with meaning

The essence of being a successful salesperson, especially as an entrepreneur, is to effectively communicate the meaning behind what you sell.... Read More

Tuesday May 22, 2018 comments

A love letter to the world

Our world is a complicated place. It is filled with opposing perspectives, opinions, debates, clashing views and constant struggle. With all... Read More

Monday February 26, 2018 comments

Accepting your "F" words

Do you remember the golden rule? The one we were taught in kindergarten? Treat others like you want to be treated. Well my friend, its time we... Read More

Wednesday January 3, 2018 comments

Owning the Year’s Failures

Owning the Year’s Failures

Owning the Years Failures Its the end of another year and its time to examine what went well and what fell flat on its face. While we... Read More

By: Katie Myers Tuesday December 26, 2017 comments Tags: Fortune is in the Failure, failure, new year, F word, planning, strategy

Don't Slow Down Now! Sales Don't Stop in November

Don't Slow Down Now! Sales Don't Stop in November

There are usually four reasons why sales fall off during the holiday months: you stop leading after the sale, you dont have collaborative... Read More

By: Katie Myers Tuesday November 21, 2017 comments

The Art of Effective Customer Service

The Art of Effective Customer Service

Customer experience is everything. It lays the foundation for what your customer will feel, say, andthinkwhen it comes to working with... Read More

By: Katie Myers Monday October 16, 2017 comments

How to Maintain Relationships

How to Maintain Relationships

Maintaining relationships is one of the most overlooked aspects of business. So many are concerned with getting the next new customer... Read More

By: Katie Myers Monday October 2, 2017 comments Tags: relationships, client appreciation, appreciation party, relationship marketing

Collaborative Partners Are Like Best Friends. You Can't Have 100!

Collaborative Partners Are Like Best Friends. You Can't Have 100!

A collaborative partner is another company or organization that works with you to further both of your goals. Whether thats through an... Read More

By: Katie Myers Tuesday August 15, 2017 comments

Time to Brush Up On Your Follow Up

Time to Brush Up On Your Follow Up

Its the beginning of the third quarter and that means its a perfect time to evaluate how effective your follow up game is. Do you have a... Read More

By: Katie Myers Sunday July 16, 2017 comments

Putting Yourself Out There

Putting Yourself Out There

Its hard putting yourself out there. Making a great first impression can be a struggle. This is true whether youre an introvert or an... Read More

By: Katie Myers Monday June 19, 2017 comments

It's Networking Like Cats and Dogs

It's Networking Like Cats and Dogs

Becoming exceptional in your industry is difficult, especially if youre going at it alone. It may seem like a mystical, unreachable goal,... Read More

By: Katie Myers Tuesday May 23, 2017 comments

What's Your Problem With Sales?

What's Your Problem With Sales?

Are you worried that what you have to say is not valid? Are you afraid of coming off as self-serving? Do you want to avoid appearing... Read More

By: Katie Myers Monday April 10, 2017 comments Tags: sales, cross-selling, upsell, conversation




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