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Top 10 Leadership Podcasts To Listen To In 2019

When you find a leadership podcast you love, you suddenly get a dream team of mentors to whisper in your ear as you go about your day. Even if you’re just commuting or working out, you can find a clever strategy or stumble across an entertaining story from one of the greats in your industry.

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Ten Austin Tech Companies To Watch If You’re In Sales

If you’re a sales leader looking for your next career move, Austin should be on your radar. It’s “the home of live music,” but it’s not just the music scene that’s thriving—the city’s reputation as a tech hub continues to grow, and now may be just the right time to consider joining one of Austin’s

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10 NYC Tech Companies You Should be Watching If You’re in Sales

For tech startups, there may be no better location than New York City. NYC has a long history of attracting people who dream big and chase success, and that certainly still rings true of entrepreneurs today, especially those in e-commerce, sales, finance and technology innovation. As Glassdoor notes, “there’s no city quite like New York.

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Top Industries for Sales Jobs in 2018

Sales jobs are constantly evolving in an ever-changing industry landscape. Changes in customer behavior, new kinds of competition, shifting regulation, new methods of distribution and core technologies of production. Together, these factors have the potential to significantly change the nature of an industry. While some industries are on the decline, others are experiencing massive growth.

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Do Your Salespeople Have These 5 Essential Sales Skill? [Video]

Top sales talent is continuing to become more and more rare. In fact, a recent study found that the greatest salespeople – those who exceed quota year over year – make up a mere 20% of the total sales workforce. So, what gives this small talent pool their competitive edge? Here are 5 sales skills

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Heart and Sell: One-on-One Interview with Shari Levitin

Today’s buyers are overwhelmed with too much information — delaying purchasing decisions and resulting in lost sales. In order to compensate, several sales professionals are either over-accommodating or creating high pressure which alienates prospects in the process. So, how does a salesperson meet sales targets while satisfying the customer’s desire for a heartfelt, authentic sales approach? Shari

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How the Best Sales Reps Spend Their Free Time [Video]

Top performing salespeople conduct themselves differently. They are just as disciplined and committed to achieving their goals inside the office, as they are at home. While an average sales rep may only be committed to success Monday to Friday, 9 to 5, A-players seize opportunity for success 24/7. While unplugging at the end of the day

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10 Reasons Why a Sales Recruiter Will Advance Your Career

Whether you are happily employed, or actively looking for a new position, landing a sales job has become increasingly complex. A recent Wall Street Journal article revealed that 80 percent of corporate jobs are never advertised. Simply put, without expert knowledge, your career trajectory suffers. Enter recruiters. Companies hire these professionals when a position is

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