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Since a 2006 law allowed the creation of Roth 401(k)s, more and more companies have added a Roth 401(k) option in their retirement plans. However, a recent nationwide study shows that only 14 percent of employees are using this option. The problem: … more
How do you make a sales presentation? No I don't mean warm up, probe, present, overcome objections, close. I mean what's the big picture of your sales presentation? What's the content of your sales presentation? And most important, how are … more
Dealing with large organizations or bidding in a complex environment or with state agencies is often a challenge because there are many different parties involved. For example, in the road construction world, selling your technical solution such as … more
First lady Michelle Obama has had the pleasure of attending many spectacular events, but I would venture to guess that opening the 14th Special Olympics World Games at the end of July had to rank with the most inspirational. It wasn't … more
Think about the last few things you purchased. They hold the secrets to increasing your sales. Giving a seminar, I was in a stream-of-conscience talking about buying motives and why people buy. As usual I was focused on the … more
Life insurance benefits are easy to understand. If an insured person dies, their named beneficiary receives a monetary benefit. Disability risks are far less tangible. None of us believe we will have the misfortune of suffering from a disability and … more
Within the past few years, some of the best-known names in American industry have disappeared down the gaping maws of other companies. Other seemingly unassailable fortresses have been disassembled, and the parts sold off separately. And there's … more
Well, let's do lunch the right way. Too often salespeople think that getting a lunch appointment is the victory, and don't concentrate on building rapport and the relationship to ultimately make the sale. Big mistake. Even more … more
The only survivor of a shipwreck woke up on the beach of an uninhabited island. Every day he circled the island, looking for ships on the horizon, and searched the sky for planes, hoping for a rescue. But none ever came. So he scrounged … more
"Time is money." You've heard that expression a thousand times or more. And as many times as you've heard it, you have universally ignored it. Every year I get hundreds of requests for a course in "time management." And every year … more
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