Six Small Business Books To Enlighten Even The Savviest Entrepreneurs – Forbes.com

One of the most fun things, but also most frustrating, about entrepreneurship is that there is never a shortage of areas to learn about, strengthen and develop. Even when business is going well and you’re loving what you do, you should think about selling…

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Rule #1 For A Successful Startup: Hire The Right Key Employees – Forbes.com

One of the most important business decisions any entrepreneur has to make is who they hire as their first key employees. In our case, it was the hiring of our first Sales Rep. Today, 15 years later, Fred, who has been with us from the beginning

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Trust Me… I’m a Salesperson: Four Steps to Win Trust in the Least-Trusted Role on the Planet : MarketingProfs Article – Marketingprofs.com

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Ask most people to describe a salesperson, and “trustworthy” probably won’t be their first choice of adjective.

In fact, if you type “salespeople are” into certain search engines,

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How can I Improve My Management Skills? -Corporatecoachgroup.com

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You may be asking yourself, “How can I improve my management skills?” The reason you want to know is you are employed as a manager of a small team in a larger organisation; and you feel that you would benefit from some good advice that would help you to achieve your management goals

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The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library – Entrepreneur.com

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No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey,  whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful businesses, you can always use the advice of people who have “been there, done that.’’ What better way to get advice then from the pages of a book?

I’ve been lucky

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Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions for 2016 – Brian Solis

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I’ve been spending an increasing amount of time studying the state and future of finance, banking and retail. Behind the scenes, I’ve spent time with several national and global finance companies/banks as well as several retailers all looking to understand…

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The 3 Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before Trying to Close Any Prospect – Hubspot.com

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If you’ve been reading HubSpot’s Sales blog long enough, you know that we’re firm believers that sales is about advising and helping, not disqualifying and closing. “Always Be Helping” is one of our mantras, a play on Glengarry Glen Ross’ “Always Be Closing” quote. Unlike in…

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