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Why Sales is Such a Smart First Job in Business

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Your first job in business probably won’t be the one you have for your entire career. It’s possible, but statistically unlikely.

However, what you learn at your first job will stick with you and shape you forever.

Starting off in sales is a very wise choice. It teaches skills that will serve you well in any business path (or any other path for that matter).

So today, we’ll cover reasons why sales is one of the best first jobs for launching a successful business career. Read More…

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9 Foods to Supercharge Your Focus and Help You Crush it in Sales

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Sales success has a lot to do with strategy and mindset.

Naturally, both of those topics get a lot of attention.

But a great skillset doesn’t take you very far if you’re not feeling good physically.

To perform up to your full potential in a sales job, you need to feel awake and alert, and that means eating right.

The food and drink choices you make can have a big (and underestimated) impact on daily performance. That’s why today, we’re covering nine foods that can keep you energized, and supercharge your focus! Read More…

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What to Know Before Hiring Recent College Graduates as Sales Reps

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Every year, a new pool of college graduates joins the workforce.

If your sales team has one or more openings, it’s wise to consider a promising recent graduate who can grow with your company.

Naturally, it’s tough to know who will make it. Most recent grads have little, if any, sales experience.

But, it’s also true that everyone starts somewhere. And today’s pool of grads is full of tomorrow’s sales superstars. They’re also enthusiastic, open to guidance, and brimming with ready-to-be-realized value. Read More…

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8 Sales Lessons You Can Learn from Apple – The First Trillion Dollar Company

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On August 2, 2018, Apple hit a major milestone that no other company had reached before, becoming the first to be worth $1 trillion. What a testament to it’s growth and staying-power!

It’s certainly an impressive feat for a company Steve Jobs originally started in his garage.

You don’t reach $1 trillion without being very good at moving products, and there are valuable sales lessons in Apple’s growth. Today, we’ll be looking at seven  important sales lessons you can learn from Apple. Read More…

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7 Sales Strategies that Help Startups Explode Out of the Gate

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The early stages of growing a company is both exciting and stressful.

Few things are systematized or proven, so it can feel like you have 150 different things to work on, and work out, every day.

One thing you can’t neglect with a new startup is sales, because the typical business can’t last long without positive cash-flow.

To help you generate those crucial early buys, here are seven sales strategies for startups. Read More…