Ali Moncrieff

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16 Highly Effective Strategies for Closing a Sale, Revealed by 16 Top Salespeople

Finding the right way to close a sale is what separates sales hunters from sales gatherers. Here are some great closing techniques you can start using today.<p>Gathering sales leads is tough. Getting in the door. Getting in front of decision makers is tough. But closing the sale? That's what separates …

'Are You More Interesting than Average?' in 5 Questions

What makes people interesting? And can it be learned?<p>Being an interesting person who commands attention is not easy in this 4G world of advancing technologies and diminishing attention span. And being interesting is good. Interesting people can draw others in, captivate and inspire. They can lead, …

Howard Schultz

How to Fail at Social Selling in Five Steps and How to SUCCEED in Three – by Ben Martin

I tweet therefore I sell? How to fail at social selling in five steps 1 Produce content 2 Promote to social media platforms 3 Pray (or Pay!) for …

5 Exciting Social Media and Marketing Trends to Know in 2017 – Noah Kagan [SSM055]

What if you could predict the future and gain access to the latest social media and marketing trends that will eventually make a huge difference in …

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Surprise! It’s not about passion. Five lessons on building a huge personal brand

<i>By Mark Schaefer</i>I’m proud to announce the official launch of my sixth (and best) book, <i>KNOWN: The handbook for building and unleashing your personal</i> …

Red Carpet

15 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand in 2017

Your personal brand defines who you are and can help to define you as an influencer in your industry. Here is how to work towards personal branding …

Startups

10 International Companies Offering Remote Jobs In 2017

Lately we’ve been hearing quite a bit about the rise of remote workers, flex-time workers, the Gig Economy” (a cooler way of saying “freelancers”) and an agile workforce. All together, these workers have sought to exert a bit more control over their professional lives by working where, when and how …

8 Ways To Know You're Ready To Be A Remote Worker

Earlier this week, FlexJobs released a list of the top 10 international companies for remote jobs. These are companies headquartered outside of the United States that hire people from all over the world. It’s easy to understand the appeal of working from anywhere. You, too, could live in Texas but …

Remote Working

Looking for a new job? These companies offer unlimited holidays for their employees

If your holiday allowance leaves you unsatisfied, then it may just be time to make a career move to one of these annual leave-lenient companies. These ten UK employers, identified by job search specialist Glassdoor, all offer their workers unlimited holiday entitlement.<p>The practice of offering …

Ten Rules for a Great Startup Idea

Even though it’s trendy in startups to say that ideas mean nothing and execution means everything, the reality is much less binary and much more …

10 Rules for a Great Startup Idea

Co-Authored by Jonathan Greechan, Founder Institute<p>Even though it's trendy in startups to say that ideas mean nothing and execution means everything, the reality is much less binary and much more nuanced. For example, even the world's best entrepreneur with incredible execution will fail if their …

Entrepreneurship

Personal branding to get a new job

Getting a job offer doesn’t always hinge on your skills and experience. It can be surprising to learn that a growing number of companies take into …

Eight tips for building your personal brand in 2017

Branding is such a crucial component of success. Think of some of the largest companies in the world -- from Nike's "swoosh" to Apple's icon -- everyone is familiar with the brands they created.<p>Today, building your personal brand is just as important as building your company's brand -- in fact, it …

3 Ways Building Your Personal Brand Boosts Your Career

Put yourself out there. It's the only way to achieve your dreams.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In recent years, personal branding has become a very popular buzzword. Everywhere you turn, it seems as though someone is talking about building your personal brand. Through …

Marketing

Growing Your Travel Blog Through Branding

<i>I’ve always been wary of blogging about blogging because most of my blog audience isn’t interested in the topic. But personally I love reading and</i> …

Personal Branding 101: The Beginner's Playbook

Tell your story to the right audience -- using the right platforms -- at the right time.<p><i>By Kelly Gibbons, founder and managing partner of Main & Rose.</i><p>The power of building your personal brand is phenomenal. I know this because I have devoted my career to creating an award-winning firm that grows …

4 Reasons Personal Branding Can't Be Overlooked in 2017

Personal branding is an active endeavor. It won't take care of itself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no denying the importance of personal branding. After all, branding is largely responsible for the message your name (and face) transmits to the world. Because …

Personal Branding

Psychology Says This Is the Top Contributor to Happiness (It's Not What You Think)

The biggest contributor to happiness might surprise you--and here's how to foster it.<p>According to a report by <i>The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i>, the No. 1 contributor to happiness in life is not money, popularity, good looks, or even a good sex life (too many...jokes...can't …

AI and automation are about to implode blue collar jobs

And Trump doesn’t even have the beginnings of a plan.<p>It is difficult not to view Donald Trump’s administration, regardless of its politics, as …

Want To Know What Your Brain Does When It Hears A Question?

Questions hijack the brain. The moment you hear one, you literally can’t think of anything else. And that can be a powerful tool.<p>What color is your house?<p>After reading that question, what were you thinking about? The obvious answer is the color of your house. Though this exercise may seem ordinary, …

Here's Why Employees Don't Tell You Their Best Ideas (and How to Get Them to Start)

A few small changes in the way you discuss ideas can make a huge difference.<p>Is your workplace an idea factory, with employees coming up with new product ideas and other new innovations on a regular basis? Or does everything just run along at status quo, with few new inspirations seeing the light? …

3 Dangerously Simple Tricks Being Used to Manipulate Shopping Behavior

Psychology is sometimes too powerful.<p>First and foremost, I'm not an advocate of manipulating people with selfish ulterior motives, but tactfully planting ideas into the minds of buyers with sincere good intent can be win-win. It motivates them toward purchase, resulting in a positive consumer …

Twelve ways to make yourself a Gmail genius

Transfer money, search more accurately, or engage with your appliances: tips and tricks to enhance and customise the world’s most popular webmail service<p>Want to see more of your inbox at a glance? Click the cog-wheel at the upper right of the Gmail web interface, then select “compact” to reduce the …

How to Be 10 Percent Better at Sales Immediately

Practical tips to help you break into the top tier of sellers<p>The first brutal years of being an entrepreneur slapped me out of my executive slumber and into frigid cold reality. I learned to reinvent myself. I did it fast because I had to.<p>I thought I was a good salesperson. I was wrong. This time …

6 Characteristics of Successful Remote Employees

Millions of Americans now classify themselves as remote workers, and both employers and employees are benefiting from these relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Remote working.</i> <i>Telecommuting. W</i><i>orking from home</i>: It’s extremely popular, no matter what you call it. …

Remote Working

The Cognitive Bias President Trump Understands Better Than You

Americans born in the United States are more murderous than undocumented immigrants. Fighting words, I know. But why? After all, that's just what the …

This is London's best new dining destination

After major investment and significant re-development, Victoria has become the new place to be in the capital... especially if you are hungry<p>The £2bn …

England

Amazing images of London show the city's evolution over nearly 2,000 years

London started as a small Roman settlement along the Thames River. But today, more than 8.6 million people call the place home.<p>Here are 21 maps, paintings, and old-time photographs that show the journey of the British capital.

England