Marty Solombrino

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All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now

When starting a business, you need all the help you can get. Use these six TED Talks to help guide you on your entrepreneurial journey.<p>Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a …

Entrepreneurship

3 Common Mistakes GOOD Leaders Make

Ask any learning professional “What common mistakes do <i>bad</i> leaders make?” and it won’t take long until you’re hearing about poor listening, constant …

9 Counterintuitive Lessons About Success You Can Learn From Tony Robbins

Yes, he's charismatic, inspiring, and owns a resort in Fiji. But the reasons he's so successful are very unglamorous.<p>If you think Tony Robbins’s enduring fame, wealth, and huge influence come from the fact that he’s overflowing with charisma and inspiration--and almost impossibly tall--you’re …

Self-improvement

20 Entrepreneur Quotes That Should Become Your Motto

Web design is a business – a wonderful artistic business, but still, a business. If you want to be successful you must have an entrepreneur mindset …

What Steve Jobs’ Morning Routine Taught Me About Focus

Nothing in life motivated Steve Jobs more than death.<p>Every morning, he’d stare in the mirror and ask himself this question:<p>“If today was the last day …

9 Ways to Think Like a Leader

Leaders think differently.<p>Many years ago, I had the opportunity to shadow the CEO of a major technology company for one day. That one day changed my life forever. Walking through the hallways of his company, hearing him interact on phone calls and watching him tackle projects and challenges was …

5 Daily Habits of Truly Inspirational People

Contrary to what you may think, inspiring others comes more from how you operate day to day than from the extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime moments.<p>No matter what your role is in an organization or in life, inspiring others is something that we all want to do. When someone is inspired they feel …

Motivation

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

personaldevelopment

29 prospecting tips

We asked the best sales experts how they prospect and motivate teams to go outbound, and we pulled together the best 99 tips and prospecting resources. You'll learn how to organize your sales process for efficiency, self-brand to build trust, identify the right prospects, connect with the most …

LinkedIn

The 1 Email That Every Salesperson Must Master

A simple template that can help you close millions of dollars of business deals throughout your career.<p>In "How to Write a Killer Sales Email," I explained how to use email to start up an email dialogue with a potential customer. This post describes the other end of that sales process--the email you …

Selling

5 Ways to Make Your Sales Prospects Smile | LinkedIn Sales Solutions

In a competitive selling environment, efficient sales lead generation is critically important for sales pros. And one of the best ways to convert …

11 Secrets for a Winning Cold Call

If you must cold call to build your business, here's how to do it right.<p>Cold calling is a labor-intensive way to get sales leads into your pipeline. In addition, people don't like to be cold called, so you're at a disadvantage from square one. If you can, build your business with referrals. Even …

Voice Mail

3 Questions to Determine The Right Prospecting Strategy For You

Not every sales rep has to love cold calling. These three questions will help you choose the right prospecting strategy for your unique personality.

Cold Calling

9 Jim Rohn Quotes That Will Inspire You To Work Harder on Yourself

<b></b>I love Jim Rohn! I can’t seriously tell you how many times I listen to his audiotapes. After meeting with his mentor at the age of 25, Jim Rohn …

5 Things You Must Do The Day After Meeting With a Prospect

<b>If you are preparing for a meeting with a prospect, review this post: 5 Things You Must Do The Day Before Meeting With a Prospect.</b> One of the easiest …

4 👎 sales tactics to avoid.

<i>This post was originally published on</i> <i>fritjofsson.com/blog</i><i>.</i><p>Most of my startup career I’ve been working with building and managing sales and marketing …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …