There is a TV trailer for this week’s Uncover Boss which shows is a girl proclaiming ‘You are picking on me!’ as she tearfully leaves the office. Her boss is left rubbing his head in confusion and exasperation. If you fear this may happen to you here are some tips to avoid such an emotional outcome.
According to Ed Miliband’s speech writers, Job Seekers’ Allowance won’t be paid to those who don’t possess the skills to get a job, and these under-skilled workers will be faced with an ultimatum – train or get no benefits!
Whenever I’m working with salespeople and business owners to help them generate better results from their cold calling, I start by looking at their current performance, so we can easily see where quick improvements can be made.
Here are 7 common mistakes they are usually making – have a look at them, and see how many you or your team are currently guilty of
One of the most common questions asked by directors and managers is “why is salesperson x under performing?” closely followed by “and what can I do about it?”
I think many Londoners and visitors to the city genuinely hate Bob Crow for the massive disruption he has caused, not to mention the 50 million quid a day this 48-hour underground strike is costing.
Not all small business owners are natural sales people, so when it comes to cold calling it can be a bit daunting to some. In this article, Andy Preston gives some top tips on how call centre agents can increase their effectiveness in selling over the phone.
I believe that we are going through a massive transition as a civilisation. It’s not too dissimilar to what the renaissance was to the dark ages or the industrial revolution to the agricultural age.
When green energy millionaire Dale Vince divorced 21 years ago, little did he think that his ex-wife would drag him through the courts to claim a £2 million share of his fortune.
The office Christmas party is a great opportunity to reward staff for their hard work throughout the year and boost morale. It also provides an occasion for staff and managers to bond and mix in a relaxed setting away from the office. However, it can also be a source of pitfalls for the ill prepared employer. Here’s my quick-fire advice on making the most of your Christmas party and avoiding a legal hangover once it is over.
2013 was an interesting year for many salespeople and business owners I’ve been speaking with. Whilst some had a successful year, many others were grateful for making the sales they did, and some were grateful to make it through the year. There are some interesting lessons in terms of sales and sales tactics, things we should all learn from whether we’re a salesperson, sales manager, director or business owner, so follow the tips below and watch your sales soar in 2014!