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Advice From The Youngest Self-Made Female Billionaire in History

Advice From The Youngest Self-Made Female Billionaire in History | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it

I had the opportunity to attend the keynote presentation of Sara Blakely, Founder of Spanx.  In her one-hour talk, Sara highlighted her fascinating journey from launching a start-up with $5000 in savings to becoming the youngest self-made female billionaire in history. Anyone who’s heard Sara’s story knows it’s exhilarating and motivating, but to see her live brings a new dimension to her story.  


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor, Rosário Durão
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Jeanne Legare's curator insight, March 7, 9:22 AM

I was so inspired this morning when I read this article. That you are a female or male this article is worth the read!

Karen Kerski's curator insight, March 8, 9:49 AM

The blessing of being a US citizen...create your success. I work with a lot of start-ups and entrepreneurs. The difference between those who succeed and those that don't is fear and no funding. Overcome fear by finding experts you can rely on and spend wisely. Many fail because they cheap out - DIY website, won't spend to get the best package, website and marketing that will get success faster.

Carolyn Williams's curator insight, March 9, 7:28 AM

Body Language :-)

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To Succeed in Sales, Suspend Your Self-Interest

To Succeed in Sales, Suspend Your Self-Interest | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it

Finally this article says what everyone should know about sale, but it's also valid both in the social media world and, of course, in the real life. Be a person who gives is always the best path to receive more in return, even if you do not expect that and it's not your goal. [note Martin Gysler]

 

 

Bob Burg, co-author of The Go-Giver, says high-pressure sales are the wrong way to go.

 

To many people, sales is a shady profession, predicated on shark-like closing techniques, manipulation, and shallow, transactional relationships. Bob Burg says that’s exactly the wrong approach. “Top salespeople, the best of the best, understand that when it comes to selling, it isn’t about them or their product or service. It’s about the other person and how they benefit from it,” he says. Burg, co-author (with John David Mann) of the bestselling The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea and their follow-up Go-Givers Sell More, admits his emphasis on the other person “sounds Pollyanna-ish.” But he’s convinced that a low-pressure – even no-pressure – approach will ultimately result in far more sales (not to mention greater career satisfaction for its practitioners).

 

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dorieclark/2012/11/11/to-succeed-in-sales-suspend-your-self-interest/


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Nuava Solutions's curator insight, December 19, 2012 10:47 AM

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