Gary Bailey

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Top Earning Salespeople Use This 1 Easy Strategy to Outperform Everyone Else

Sales is one of the most common jobs in the US. But top salespeople know a secret--that can make them rich.<p>Let's start with the obvious: salespeople have a bad rap. That's because most people employed in sales are--wait for it--crappy salespeople. These are your typical pushy, slimy, or aggressive …

B2B

Want Your Employees to Become the Best Version of Themselves? First You Need to Stop Doing This 1 Thing

Too often leaders simply expect too little of their people and it has to stop.<p>I was asked to evaluate a specific manager in a mid-sized company and it didn't take long to figure out the problem. His rise to a position of leadership wasn't much different than why most organizations promote people. …

Leadership

15 Latest and Best Loading Animations to Make User Enjoy Waiting

Nowadays, since internet speed has been highly improved, people can smoothly open a website/app within seconds and get their desired information …

UI Design

15 Board Games Guaranteed To Shake Up Your Next Game Night

Because there's only so many times you can play Cards Against Humanity.<p><i>Note: Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The Uncomfortable Truth About Entrepreneurship That Nobody Wants To Talk About

Entrepreneurship is a lonely journey filled with ups, downs, and a few directions you never knew existed. But is it your journey?<p>I often liken the entrepreneurial journey to parenting; no matter how much you study it, observe it in others, ask for advice, prepare for it, or convince yourself that …

Entrepreneurship

This amateur mathematician just made an enormous “lucky” breakthrough in solving the 60-year-old Hadwiger-Nelson problem

The breakthrough is the first time the problem’s answer has been narrowed down since last century<p>Some of the greatest mathematical minds have been …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

Why Process Is U.S. Health Care’s Biggest Problem

A lot of money has been spent on information technology in health care with little to show for it. To understand why we must pay a visit to the hospital.<p>It only takes 10 minutes of direct observation of a nurse in a hospital to understand care-delivery processes are not standardized and are …

5 Rare Habits of Managers Everyone Would Die to Work for

It all starts with their ability to listen actively to your needs.<p>Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you <i>made</i> the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.<p>Good move. Now where do you …

Leadership

The 4-Letter Trick Fighter Pilots Use to Make Tough Decisions Fast

How to make good decisions when you're under the gun -- literally or metaphorically.<p>If you have infinite time to decide, it's relatively easy to make good choices. You gather every applicable detail, weigh the pros and cons, consult your values and your gut, and finally make a call. But as we all …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

To Improve Your Storytelling Skills, Use Abraham Lincoln as Inspiration

The Gettysburg Address follows a structure that will work for you, too.<p>Time magazine lists it as one of the 10 greatest speeches of all time. It is a poignant expression of the travails of a troubled nation. And it contains an opening line that most Americans can still recite years after they …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

Craftsmanship—The Alternative to the Four Hour Work Week Mindset

Often times when I attend a conference or a networking event I am surprised how many people operate at the periphery of the tech industry. Social …

Alabama's Nick Saban Has a 24-Hour Rule That Will Put You Ahead of the Competition | Inc.com

Alabama football coach Nick Saban gave himself and his Crimson Tide team a well-deserved break after winning the 2018 college playoff national championship in an overtime victory over Georgia. He gave everyone all of 24 hours.<p>"In 24 hours, you probably need to move on," Saban said in his press …

College Football

3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable | Inc.com

There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people could be doing more or better work.<p>Rather than first finding fault with the …

Employment

Website Redesign Best Practices For 2018

Your website is your always-on digital marketing and salesperson. Research shows that about 60% of the sales process is over before a prospect connects with your sales team. Why? Because prospects are researching online. They want to self-direct their education process. This makes having a …

Digital Marketing

4 Dumb Things Managers Do That Make Their Best People Want to Quit | Inc.com

Ever heard the expression <i>for every finger you point, there's three pointing back at you?</i> It certainly applies to management. When team morale is low, resignation letters are flying in, and people are avoiding eye contact with you in the hallways, it may be time to accept that you may be the problem.<p>…

Employment

Algorithms for Big Data: A Free Course from Harvard

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Algorithms for Big Data," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. …

3 Simple Time-Management Tricks to Boost Your Employees' Productivity | Inc.com

As a leader, it's your responsibility to help everyone on your team do more of their best work. This means coaching them to prioritize their work, giving them the insights they need to spend time wisely, and most of all, making sure you're not getting in their way.<p>But with all the other tasks on …

Time Management

How 3 Years at Salesforce Changed the Way I Run My Company

It's where I discovered the one strategic planning framework that works for teams of 20 or 20,000.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Salesforce acquired my company in 2012, much of my world was turned upside-down. I went from being a young entrepreneur who had never …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

The No. 1 Rule in Sales Is to Forget What You've Been Taught About Sales | Inc.com

Like many people who graduate with a degree in sociology, my first official job after university was in sales.<p>Traveling and meeting small-business owners throughout the U.S., Canada, and Australia was an incredible experience that helped to expand my skills and mindset.<p>Our potential clients always …

Selling

Tim Ferriss's Approach to Accomplishing Your Most Important Priority Is Brilliant (and It Takes Only 1 Hour a Day) | Inc.com

Tim Ferriss has made a career of distilling snackable bits of advice from his own personal productivity experiments. He's also become expert at observing these same hacks from any number of ü​ber-successful people in his expanding inner circle.<p>He has just released what inevitably will be his next …

Time Management

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

Why the Most Successful Companies Don't Follow the Typical Sales Process. Here's What They Do Instead | Inc.com

The sales process has died. It never should have been born.<p>In a previous B2B sales role I was "taught" to follow a specific sales process. My manager and peers encouraged it because this was the way it was always done. As a team player, I followed what they said.<p>I was getting initial meetings but …

Selling

Salesforce and Google are the latest pals in the cloud

Salesforce and Google inked a deal today that could provide easier integration between Salesforce tools and Google’s G Suite and Google Analytics. It also named Google as a preferred cloud provider for its core services as part of its international infrastructure expansion.<p>The preferred provider …

20 Tips for Mastering the Art of Public Speaking | Inc.com

One Saturday morning in December 2012, I received an email out of the blue from the president of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific--one of the most senior executives in the global organization. He mentioned he had just read one of my articles (one of the first ones I had written for this …

Public Speaking

WTF is sexual harassment

It pains me to have to write this, but write it I must as the past week’s events have shown there are surprisingly many people in Silicon Valley who wouldn’t know what sexual harassment was if it slapped them on the behind without permission.<p>There are many cases that could be useful as a launching …