Does your sales team enjoy your sales meetings? Or have you caught the telltale glazed eyes that let you know the stacks of work back at their desks are looking a lot more attractive than your meeting right now? Done right, your sales meetings can boost your profits, help your team bond, and bring you the insights you need to drive your business forward. So what makes for a great sales team meeting? Follow these five tips to turn your sales team meetings from boring to brilliant: 1. Keep Your FoSee Original Article
An FBI agent tells an anonymous suspect online that he is a reporter with the Associated Press. He sends a link to a fake news story, and the suspect clicks. The trap is set, and a 15-year-old accused of making bomb threats is captured.
While that kind of undercover work might seem like business as usual for the FBI, the revelation about the 2007 sting near Seattle has caused an uproar in a journalism community that already feels maligned by the government.
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Most of us are “risk averse.” Consistency, reliability and “the known” are powerful mental illusions of control that most of us cling to because they lull us into a sense of security. The truth is, life is an adventure. We truly cannot control most of what goes on around us. The only TRUE control any of us have is our reaction to what happens to us. How can we cultivate comfort with risk and uncertainty in our lives? How can we learn to embrace adventure? To quote the See Original Article
Running a business is an exhilarating, adrenaline-pumping, wild ride. It’s also grinding, lonely, and terrifying. And then there are days when you just have to do something hard. Hard like firing or laying off an employee, telling a client that you can’t meet their deadline, or (worst case scenario) shuttering a business. It comes with the entrepreneurial territory. There will be days when you would rather have a meteor land on your head than go to your office. I’ve had to doSee Original Article