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From The SalesJournal Store: The Seven Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say

People who lead teams often get so busy that they lose focus and struggle with the dynamics of the personalities and talents they manage. David Dye’s book, The Seven Things is a well-written, SMART, and genuinely helpful resource.

- Mary C. Kelly

Productive, energized, and innovative teams are critical to your success. In The Seven SJPThings Your Team Needs to Hear You Say, author David M. Dye shares practical and encouraging tools you can use to cultivate engaged, responsible, and results-oriented teams. Whether you’re a new frontline leader, a small business owner, or a veteran manager, The Seven Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say will inspire you to inspire your team. You don’t need buckets of charisma – they just need to hear you say these seven things.

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9 Results You Can Expect From Sales Onboarding

By Lee B. Salz (The Sales Management Minute)

Wondering if investing in sales onboarding is worth it? Learn the 9 results of sales onboarding in this episode of the Sales Management Minute and the answer is clear. SJP

There’s a lot of buzz today around sales onboarding and sales enablement. You may be wondering if sales onboarding should be on your executive team’s priority list of corporate initiatives. Here are nine reasons why it belongs high on your list.

 

Stop The Compliments and Show Me Some Gratitude

By Lolly Daskal (Lead From Within)

There are two kinds of leaders:

Those who withhold gratitude, which we know is not good.

And then there are those who say “Thank you! Great job! Way to go! We did it!!

But the truth those words leave the person or people receiving the complete usually hollow. SJP

Don’t get me wrong.

Compliments are nice, but they are fleeting moments where good intentions do not last.

Many of us mistake compliments for gratitude.

So what is the difference?

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6 Powerful Communication Tips From Some Of The World’s Best Interviewers

Fast Company by Courtney Seiter

Great communication skills are not just reserved for journalists or writers. Having these skills can help in every day conversations at work and with networking too. Keep reading for 6 communication tricks from professional interviewers to help make you the best conversationalist in the room.

What are you favorite conversation starters?

6 Powerful Communication Tips From Some Of The World’s Best Interviewers

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No One Hears Your Pounding Heart! The Ultimate Guide to Presentation Confidence

Offered Free by: Anne Miller

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This guide will share both tried and true techniques to boost confidence as well as many that may surprise you.

50+ proven (and sometimes surprising) tips and strategies to help you be cool, calm, and confident  in presentations. Ideas have been collected from a business survey, Harvard research, celebrities, thought leaders, and the author’s 25 years of presentation coaching and training.

Learn how to deal with confidence killers:

  • The night before your presentationw_anne01c
  • The morning of the event
  • Before you enter the room, &
  • In the room

Examples include:

  • What the publisher of a top business magazine does to pull it together before a presentation
  • What the world’s most famous opera singer did to feel less alone on stage
  • How the Chief Marketing Officer of a Fortune 100 company camouflages nerves

Download this eBook today and never “lose it” again!

 

Seeking Success: Do You Ask For Help?

By Daniel Newman (MillennialCEO.com)  

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Have you ever had the chance to sit down with someone that you consider really successful and asked them to describe the pivotal moment or moments that changed the course of their lives?

Undoubtedly those moments will vary from one success story to the next, but there is something that I almost guarantee each of these people and their stories will have in common…They all had help.

Whether a great mentor, an inspiring teacher or perhaps some financial support, it is almost inevitable that the most successful people didn’t go at it alone.
That isn’t to suggest for even a moment that each great success story wasn’t achieved through a relentless commitment to success and to overcoming every hurdle that crossed their path.

However, what I am suggesting is that the great ones were willing to do something that so often alludes us. They asked for help. Which ultimately means they put their pride aside momentarily in order to keep their ambitions moving forward.

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“Sad Talk” in the Workplace

By Sam Parker (Give More Blog)

“How was your weekend?” the banker asked me.

“Very nice,” I said. “And yours?”

“Not long enough,” she said.

(so much mediocrity … so little time)

I looked around to see if my wife, kids, or colleagues at work might be watching. I thought perhaps this was staged to watch the springs pop out of my head.

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I understand not everyone enjoys their work. I understand small talk clichés. But no one should complain about work to their customer or suggest to a customer that they’d like to be doing anything other than helping them. Ever. [...Continue Reading...]