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Student Buys Google.com On A Whim. What Happens Next Is Pretty Great

Student Buys Google.com On A Whim. What Happens Next Is Pretty Great | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
All's well that ends well.
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Next time you make an obvious mistake with your business, don't kick yourself, you're in good company.

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5 Creativity Myths You Probably Believe

Creativity isn't the result of a high IQ or being "right-brained." Before you get set to work on your next project, know what's actually holding you back and what's all in your head.
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The Art of Passionate Leadership - Forbes - Forbes

The Art of Passionate Leadership - Forbes - Forbes | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
By: Nozomi Morgan Leaders are People who Make Things Happen My definition of leadership is this: “Leaders are people who make things happen.” It’s a simple definition, and one that you can see continually in play in the world around you.
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Without passion, why do it? 

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Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are More Successful - Fast Company

Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are More Successful - Fast Company | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
Research shows that people with strong emotional intelligence are more likely to succeed than those with high IQs or relevant experience.
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While adding to your education to build a more lucrative career, you might be better off adding to your personality and insight. 

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The Elements of a Compelling Sales Story

The Elements of a Compelling Sales Story | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
Discover the key components of a compelling sales story.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 11, 2014 1:02 AM

Craig Rosenberg shares the key components of a compelling sales story.

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The 4 Stages of Successful Social Selling

The 4 Stages of Successful Social Selling | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
Social Selling isn’t a trend; it is a shift. Whether you are hunting for new business, expanding your current base or cross-selling your clients, leveraging online intelligence is critical to staying competitive in today’s world.

I believe social selling has four distinct
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Science Continues To Show Us How To Be More Creative

Science Continues To Show Us How To Be More Creative | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
Last year I compiled a list of scientific findings around the topic of creativity in my post, "Multiple Creativity Studies Suggest: Creating Our Reality Requires Detaching From It." In it I suggested a grand theory on the topic: Studies on coffee shop noise, daydreaming, freestyle rappers’ brains, ADHD, dim [...]
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How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff

How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
We all lose it sometimes. Here's how to address it right away to make sure you don't ruin your employees' morale.
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Three Reasons Why Most Leadership Advice Is Completely Worthless

Three Reasons Why Most Leadership Advice Is Completely Worthless | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
Name a celebrity, a TV show or movie or a sports team and I can find you at least one article trumpeting what we can learn about leadership from an episode of The Walking Dead or the Beyoncé and Jay Z tour. If it's something people might be searching the [...]
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The Second Most Important Leadership Trait

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It’s no surprise research has shown one of the characteristics people most want to see in their leaders is honesty. Honesty is not geographically bou...
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6 Effective Time Management Techniques for Success in Sales | Sales Engine

6 Effective Time Management Techniques for Success in Sales | Sales Engine | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
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How To 'Work Out' Your Heart: A Guide To Building Emotional Strength

How To 'Work Out' Your Heart: A Guide To Building Emotional Strength | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
It's time to be intentional and make working out your heart as important as working out your body, not just for the health benefits but also to be your best self and contribute to a better world....
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The Social Selling Curmudgeon, Are You That Guy?

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One hundred years ago, some clown was sitting on the fence of his farm. He was grumbling about the fact that this new device called the phone was destroying communication and that he didn't have time for it. If someone wants to talk to him, they will come meet him [...]
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How to Build an International Brand for Less than $500

How to Build an International Brand for Less than $500 | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
Building a business on a shoestring budget, let alone an international one, seems almost impossible. However, breaking down your business goals one-by-one, as well as your personal motivating goals, c
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Always, always, always, believe in YOU!!

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Content Is Key To Open The Door To Social Selling Success

Content Is Key To Open The Door To Social Selling Success | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
Today's sellers need to the key to open the door to build relationships with modern marketers. THAT social selling key is content and content marketing.
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Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How To Know For Sure - Forbes

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How To Know For Sure - Forbes | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time.
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A great, simple, straightforward article on one of my favorite subjects. 

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5 Surefire Ways to Double Your Workday Productivity

5 Surefire Ways to Double Your Workday Productivity | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
The person at work who gets the most done isn't superhuman, just super well planned.
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The 6 R.E.A.L Questions Every Leader Should Be Asking

Whether your leadership role puts you in charge of your own company, a division, a workgroup, or just the occasional project, checking in daily on a few key points is a proven path to success.
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Great Leadership: How to Connect with An Audience—It’s One of Your Most Important Leadership Skills

Great Leadership: How to Connect with An Audience—It’s One of Your Most Important Leadership Skills | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
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The Four Leadership Lessons Millennials Really Need

The Four Leadership Lessons Millennials Really Need | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
The leadership advice Millennials get in commencement speeches isn't always that useful or even true. Here's what they need to hear.
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Lead the Crowd: 4 Key Steps to Developing Thought Leadership - exploreB2B

While conducting a lead generation and nurturing campaign, the instinct of many companies is to immediately bombard new leads with sales materials, with the goal of making a sale as soon as ...
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Five Simple Ways To Bring Out The Best In Others

Five Simple Ways To Bring Out The Best In Others | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
Do your best, and you might have a nice little career. Bring out the best in others, and you can change the world. Do the math - to accomplish anything significant, you have to involve other people. Here are five of the best ways to get started: 1. Be generous: Give others your [...]
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10 Tips for Attracting and Maintaining a Top Notch Team

10 Tips for Attracting and Maintaining a Top Notch Team | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
How to hire the best--even when your startup's funds are tight.
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Study finds humble bosses are best

Study finds humble bosses are best | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
Bosses who yell, threaten and micromanage their way to the top, often at the expense of miserable underlings are all too common in today's workplaces.
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Five tips for building a startup sales team

Five tips for building a startup sales team | Bright Ideas-Building Sales Cred & Entrepreneurial Skill | Scoop.it
While I’d like to say we pulled this off effortlessly, we made a few rookie mistakes in the process and learned a lot. Here are five tips that should help you hire the right salespeople
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Point #2 is interesting. Point #3 is crucial. Some can make the transition from big company sales to startup or SME. Many, without the corporate lead gen engine and other support are downright HORRIBLE!!

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