Increase Your Sales Effectiveness

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Selling is both an art and a science. Very few people are able to enter a career in sales and work at their full potential right off the bat. And unfortunately, not every organization is willing to invest the resources necessary to train their sales force to be successful. They give their workers a few pointers and the rest is up ... Full Story

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    Become a Licensed Real Estate Agent

    Become a Licensed Real Estate Agent
    If you're considering a real estate career, plan to study before seeking your first customer. In every state, prospective real estate salespeople must take a basic real estate course. And all states require you to pass a real estate licensing exam before you start selling homes. Hit the Books How many classes will you attend, and what will you learn? It ...
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    The Benefits of a Sales Education

    The Benefits of a Sales Education
    Did you know that 92 percent of most selling professionals do not have a proper sales education? Did you know that the lack of education could hurt prospecting and closing ratios? Unfortunately, many organizations spend little time and resources toward sales training. Many believe lack of time, and most importantly money, impact developing a proper training program. More importantly, when they ...
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    'Mini' Master's Classes Are One Way Some Job Hunters Seek an Edge

    'Mini' Master's Classes Are One Way Some Job Hunters Seek an Edge
    If an MBA is a major asset in getting a good job, hundreds of students in the Twin Cities hope a mini MBA will give them at least a minor edge in their job hunts. At the University of St. Thomas, the Mini MBA Program is a 52-hour version of the master's in business administration degree, typically a two-year program. The ...
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    3 Tips to Start Building a College Savings Account

    3 Tips to Start Building a College Savings Account
    A new survey by online brokerage TD Ameritrade says college is the top reasons teens save their money. The results were a pleasant surprise to educators who are focusing on getting personal finance taught in schools. The survey indicated 78 percent of teens say they want to share the cost of college with their parents. To start building your college savings, ...
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    Families Still Finding Ways to Pay for College

    Families Still Finding Ways to Pay for College
    After spending nearly 10 years working with cars in some capacity - as an automotive technician beginning at the age of 14, and later as a car salesman - Shaun Franks is now a full-time student at Macon State College's Warner Robins campus, studying to become a teacher. Following a dream, the 23-year-old finally took the plunge after saving money for ...
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