Master Negotiator | 7 Tips to Win Negotiations

Are you ready to become a master negotiator?

Master Negotiator | 7 Tips to Win NegotiationsDo you think that if you’re confident enough you can win negotiations? You might have to reboot your skills, as you’ll need so much more to become a master negotiator. Over the past few years, we’ve reached a conclusion: you can’t get a good bargain if you’re cocky. Right now, there are other attributes that make a negotiator good at his/her job. Kindness, the ability to compromise, and honesty, are the newest most successful skills you need to close a successful deal.

As regular individuals we tend to give a negative connotation to the word ‘negotiation’. That’s because people are tired of salespersons blabbing on and on about some products you’re not going to buy anyway. But what happens to the business world? What skills do you need to get your other party’s attention?

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How to Defend Your Sales Price: Strategy to Sell Anything

How To Defend Your Sales Price - Strategy To Sell AnythingDeveloping your sales skills is essential nowadays, especially if you want to achieve success in the current business world. Even though most people believe that a good salesperson should master only the process of selling products, the situation is different in reality.

For example, you can sell good ideas either to your boss or colleagues, or you can even sell yourself in order to make others become aware of all the things that you have to offer. Sales skills are not designed only for salespeople, since they can be applied to all types of different sales situations, whether they involve ideas, merchandise, or even yourself. If you want to enhance your sales skills, you will definitely benefit from the following tips. [Read more…]

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012 to Learn About Marketing Your Business

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2012 to Learn About MarketingWant to learn about the top business & marketing strategies of 2012?

This weeks blog post and also the last one for the year will help you learn about various business strategies like Backlinking, Blogging, Branding, Email Marketing, Networking, Leadership and Social Media.

It’s a lot to take in in one visit, so make sure you bookmark this page, it will definitely come in handy as you start 2013.

Here we go, here are the 10 Blog Posts of 2012 to learn about business and marketing.

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100 Books to Inspire Leadership and Create Movers and Shakers

Lead, follow, or get out of the way.

Inspire Leadership

Not everyone is a leader. Most people don’t want to lead. Not truly. A leader sacrifices, as opposed to a tyrant who crushes. Think back to the greatest leaders of all time.  They all sacrificed and suffered, but it was for a greater good that they took those risks.

A few leaders are born. They are the exception. Most leaders are made.   They set their minds on something greater and didn’t rest until they achieved it.   If you are one of these, then this list is for you.

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What Small Business Owners Can Learn from Shark Tank

What You Can Learn from Shark Tank

Shark Tank is a show on ABC where real life entrepreneurs and small business owners get to pitch their ideas to a panel of wealthy “sharks” and try to get them to invest. Just the exposure of the show alone is enough to make every small business owner want to get a shot with the sharks. Not all small business owners are that lucky, though, so they’ll have to settle for just taking away some of the show’s most important lessons.

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How to Deal With Negativity in the Blogosphere

How To Deal With NegativityThe speed at which information travels on the web is such that powerful players can be made and unmade in the blink of an eye. Savvy blogging tactics and clever social media maneuvers can help boost the reputation of an upcoming business just as easily as it can ruin an established one. Such is the dangerous world of perpetual online commentary. I’d like to take some time to walk you through the process of dealing with negative feedback you might encounter in the blogosphere, whether it’s through a nasty comment on your blog or a toxic tweet aimed at your business’s services.

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5 Business Lessons You Can Learn From Warren Buffett

Business Lessons From Warren BuffettWarren Buffet, who heads Berkshire Hathaway Inc, a holding company that is currently ranked the third most admirable company in the world, is one of the richest men in the world.

There are innumerable business lessons one can learn from his career as an investor, but five lessons that define his success are his beliefs in being strategic, staying humble, choosing potential, following a personal passion, and staying calm.

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How To Fund a Successful Business With Your Credit Card

If you’re contemplating using credit cards to fund a business, then these points will help you make the right decision.

Fund a Business With Your Credit Card

Credit cards can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. It’s been rumored that Sergey Brin and Larry Page used credit cards to launch Google in the mid-nineties, buying used computers and other equipment. Obviously, that decision paid off big time for them! But on the flip side, for every success, there are tons of disasters people experience by getting in over their heads with credit card debt to fund a business.

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Top 5 Start-Up Rules to Success in Your Own Business

The first question business consultants are asked is “what advice would you give to a new business just starting out?”. There are so many but my top five fall into the following categories:

Start Your Own Business1. Love What You Do, or Do What You Love

If you are a vegetarian, don’t start a butcher shop. If you find it difficult to sell, don’t start a business where you have to, at the very least sell yourself to clients or sell a product. Just because there seems to be money made in a venture, if you are not passionate in some way about the business you will fail. You don’t have to be in love with a product to sell it, just love what it can do for others.

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7 Important Tips to Overcome Business Start-Up Fears

Overcome Business Start-Up FearsIf you want to start your own business but can’t quite overcome your fears, there are steps you can take to make sure you stay financially stable and sane during your transition. Here are some pointers for launching your business while keeping your stress levels at a minimum.

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