Bridging Generational Gap - Attitudes, Approaches, Perspectives

Bridging the Generational Gap in Attitudes, Approaches, & Perspectives

Our workforce today is as diverse culturally as it is in the ages of workers. With millennials, boomers, Gen-X, and Gen-Z doing business side by side, it’s natural for there to be some generational clashes. We recently shared a podcast about overcoming differences in communication styles. Now, let’s dive into how we can bridge the generational gap in attitudes, approaches, …

Bridging Generational Gap in Communication Styles

Bridging the Generational Gap in Communication Styles

Our workforce today is as diverse culturally as it is in the ages of workers. With millennials, boomers, Gen-X, and Gen-Z doing business side by side, it’s natural for there to be some generational clashes. One of the biggest clashes is in our divergent communication styles. From written notes to verbal interactions, there are always tons of differences and misunderstandings. Do …

Foundation of Features & Benefits

The Foundations of Features and Benefits

In sales, knowing the ins and outs of your product or service is crucial. Being well-versed in the features and benefits is the foundation of sales success. While knowing these details is invaluable, it’s not a panacea. You must also think about how an organization’s culture will play into the resonance of these features and benefits. How well do they …

stop apologizing

Stop Apologizing: How to Break the Secret Bad Habit

Have you ever noticed the behavioral pattern women have to constantly apologize? What are we so sorry for, anyway? Why don’t we hear men apologizing every five minutes? The reasons behind women’s perpetual apologizing run deep, going back to our early childhood and repeated social training thereafter. Despite indications to the contrary, our work does have merit and validity. How …

leading by example

Leading by Example: Do You Have What it Takes?

Think about the exceptional leaders you aspire to emulate. What traits and characteristics do they possess? Which leadership skills will help you engage, inspire, and motivate others? To climb to the top of your career, you’ll need to develop your leadership skills. Knowing what to work on will help you cultivate the right traits. Effective leading also takes also takes …

What's The Best Use of Business Travel Time in Sales?

What’s the Best Use of Business Travel Time in Sales?

In professional sales, you’re always on the move. When you’re constantly traveling to new destinations, it can eat into your work time. How do you stay productive while you’re on the road? How can you utilize your business travel time more effectively? Sales veterans Lynn and Tina share their top tips to maintain sales while on the move. Make the …

emotional and social intelligence

What are Emotional and Social Intelligence?

Have you heard of emotional and social intelligence? Do you know how your understanding of the two enhance your life? Emotional and Social Intelligence, or ESI, refers to the competencies linked to self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management, which enable people to understand and manage their own and others’ emotions in social interactions. We all have different social skillsets …

Persistence Pays Off

Does Persistence Really Pay Off in Sales?

You’ve probably heard that patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. But does persistence really pay off in sales? There’s a fine line between being persistent… and being a nuisance. In your sales position, you want to maintain both good relationships and good results. Not sure where that line is? Lynn and Tina – both sales experts …

Sexual Harassment

We Must Stop Shifting the Blame on Sexual Harassment

Accounts of sexual harassment have been everywhere in the past few months. Harassers like Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey aren’t just in the movie industry. They exist in nearly every level of every industry. Sexual harassment is a pervasive issue, and thanks in part to the #MeToo movement, there’s finally an open dialogue on a problem that should have been …