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The top mistake people make when learning to sell

Pay-off: avoid wasting hours trying to learn the wrong thing Investment: 4 mins Sign up to monthly posts here The shortcut to results The shortcut to improving your performance in just about anything is knowing the single ‘right thing’ that you, personally, should learn next. This is the one skill, item of knowledge, or behaviour …

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It’s 2019 – time to use your time better

Pay-off: shake things up, and take better control of your time to save hours, days, even weeks Investment: 5 minutes Sign up to monthly posts here I’ve written this to help anyone who feels that they’re not making the best use of their time. They’re either time short, stressed, or frustrated as time just seems to …

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A simple way to win people over

Pay-off: shift your focus to this and you’ll become more persuasive Investment: 3 minutes Sign up to monthly posts here As with most of the ideas on this blog, this one applies to anyone – that’s you – not just people in sales. This tip applies when you’re interacting with other people and you need …

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To anyone who is uncomfortable selling themselves

Pay-off: become more comfortable selling Investment: 40 seconds Sign up to weekly posts here To anyone who is uncomfortable selling themselves: You’re smart You’re not pushy You’re good at your job You want to help You’re a problem solver You’re a good person You’re professional You’re reliable You’re organised You’re trustworthy You’re honest You care And you’re glad you’re …

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Optimise your day, make maximum impact, and get home early

Pay-off: quickly increase your effectiveness and efficiency (+ free cheat sheet) Investment: 4 minutes Sign up to weekly posts here Everyone seems too busy these days. But most people, I’d argue, are too busy being ineffective. “I won’t be able to help you this afternoon, I’ve blocked two hours out of my schedule to bang my …

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The one thing others need from you to improve performance

Pay-off: do this and you and your teams can improve their performance in just about anything Investment: 6 minutes Sign up to weekly posts here I’ve written this post for anyone leading a team or a business who wants to see improved performance in their people. But it equally applies to ourselves as individuals. Serious about …

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