Building A World Class Team

As we head into the final quarter of 2015, now is a great time to start planning for the year ahead. What did you do well this year? What could still use some work? What was on your to do list that shouldn’t have been? And most importantly, who do you need on your team to reach your goals next year? Here’s a great article on the components that make up a winning team. As your year starts to wind down, take a moment to reflect on which areas could use some improvement in your business to make 2016 your best year yet. Then start planning. 🙂

The Elements of a World Class Team



101 In Social Media Conversations

Have you finally decided to start up a Facebook page, or revive the page you haven’t logged into for months, but don’t know what to say? Here’s a great piece that shares some practical and easy to implement strategies to make getting over that initial hump of starting up a conversation a little bit less painful. And no matter what platform you choose to use, remember, you really are just having a conversation with current and/or potential customers, so be yourself.


The Art of Conversation on Social Media



A New Approach To Selling

With the good old days of the traditional sales model fading into the sunset, here are 5 great questions to ask when meeting with a customer. While the examples are geared towards the marketing industry, the meat of this article can be applied to any sales setting in any industry. Take a minute to read this slowly and then see how you can integrate some of the suggestions into your meetings with customers. And remember, making it feel more like a conversation than a sales pitch will always increase your chances of closing the deal.

5 Killer Questions to Woo Potential Customers



Life Skills Worth Mastering

Whether you’re working on improving yourself, or grooming a future team of leaders, here are 10 skills worth mastering sooner rather than later. While they may not all come easily, devoting the time and energy to becoming a better version of you always pays off in the long run.

10 Skills That are Hard to Learn