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Does Sales Coaching really matter?

A recent Harvard Business School study showed that 7 of 8 companies failed to achieve profitable growth, despite more than 90% having detailed strategic plans. The burning question, then, is: ‘how do you significantly grow top line sales and increase profitability, in a way that doesn’t require extra investment in marketing?’

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How to use LinkedIn: Advanced People Search

It was once again reinforced to me, this week, how few business people really know how to use LinkedIn. Even for those who tell me they visit the networking site regularly, I’m am commonly finding that some of its most valuable features are still unknown to them. That’s normal, of course, as no one has […]

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Networking works. Understanding how to use LinkedIn will work for you…

I’m reading an excellent, best selling book called “INFLUENCE-the psychology of persuasion” by Robert B Cialdini PH.D and in it, amongst other topics, he talks about ‘The Reciprocity Rule’. He examines how by doing something, freely, for another, people naturally feel obligated to repay the favour. He gives examples of ‘how human societies derive a […]

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Joining The Dots

Why it benefits legal professionals to master both online and offline networking skills (890 words / Ave read time 4 minutes) Despite our indefatigable race towards technological advancement it seems to me, happily, that our new ‘connected’ economy has returned us to old fashioned business values. Hurrah ! Back-in-the-day, honesty, integrity, trust and generosity were […]

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‘Rushing-in’ or ‘building rapport’?

It takes time to build rapport. It is widely believed to be one of the most important features or characteristics of unconscious human interaction. Significant foundations for this are achieved in the ‘small talk’, which we’ve covered in another posts. You’ll notice that many people simply don’t take sufficient time to build rapport. They just […]

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