81 One-Sentence Sales Tips Every Rep Should Know

30 May

Just as the best athletes constantly practice, improve, and refine their strategy, successful salespeople are always experimenting with existing techniques and trying out new ones. After all, the second an athlete or rep stops striving to get better, they backslide.

I’ve collected one-sentence tips to keep you in peak selling shape. Whether you want to focus on your presentation skills, your approach to calling prospects, your methods for closing, or all of the above, you’ll find some great words of wisdom in this list. More >>

Why Life Insurance Has to Be Part of Your Wealth-Building Plan

28 May

Every day, life insurance companies pay death benefits to the beneficiaries of their policies, providing them with needed and certainly welcome funds. In essence, life insurance provides leverage: You pay a relatively small amount of money to the insurance company in the form of a “premium,” and the insurance company will provide a guaranteed payout of a relatively large amount of money upon the death of the insured. More >>

This Company’s Headquarters Looks Just Like Star Trek’s USS Enterprise

25 May

This building boldly goes where no building has gone before.

Chinese online game development company NetDragon Websoft has a headquarters that, at first glance, looks a lot like USS Enterprise from epic sci-fi franchise Star Trek. For those non-Trekkie types, it’s Captain Kirk’s spaceship. More >>

18 Professional Voicemail Greetings to Help You Record the Perfect One

23 May

I have a confession to make: I haven’t recorded a new voicemail greeting since 2014. In the past four years, I (hopefully) have become more articulate, poised, and self-assured. But hear my voicemail recording, and you’d think I was still new to the work world, a little unsure of myself — and probably not an authority.

Obviously I need to update it. And if you haven’t changed your voicemail greeting in over a year, you’re likely in the same boat. More >>

Financial Planning: A Crucial Step in Raising Children

21 May

Raising children requires a lot of things. It requires your time, attention, love, affection, and support. However, being a parent also means possessing the ability to provide for your children as well. From making sure you can put a roof over their heads and keep clothes on their back to affording higher education and being prepared for those unforeseen circumstances and life-changing milestones, it is imperative that your finances are in order. More >>

4 Tips for Working Comfortably at Your Desk

18 May

It is important to feel comfortable at your office in order to increase your efficiency and protect your health. There are many small steps you can take to create a better work environment for yourself. You can start by implementing the below office ergonomics tips to improve your work day, care for yourself and decrease work related injuries. More >>

Life Insurance Marketing: It’s Not About Piling Up Strangers’ Email Addresses

16 May

Your success in business is ultimately determined by your ability and willingness to market yourself and your services to your ideal prospects.

Not just any prospects, but the ideal ones.

So, who are your ideal prospects?

Your ideal prospects are the people with whom you have the best chance of setting appointments and closing sales. More >>

Life Insurance and Millennials – What to Consider Now

14 May

Getting married, buying a house and having kids are all good reasons to purchase life insurance. But if other financial priorities keep getting in the way, there’s an economic consideration if you’re a millennial (no matter how much you hate being called one): Getting life insurance now is probably a lot cheaper and easier than you think. More >>

10 Examples of Companies with Fantastic Cultures

11 May

Having great company culture is no longer just an option. Today’s workers consider it as much as they consider salary and benefits. In fact, fantastic company culture is almost expected along with other traditional benefits.

While the culture that works for one company might not work for another, you can learn a lot from companies who are doing it right, and get started on company culture hacks of your own. More >>

17 Google Marketing Tools You Should Be Using

9 May

You may have heard of this little thing called Google. You know, where 3.5 billion searches for information are made per day?

But Google is more than just a search engine. So much more.

In fact, there are numerous Google business tools in addition to its search engine that can be hugely valuable if you’re a marketer. More >>