Nic Ebright

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Recruiting New Salespeople? Gritty Is Better Than Good | Inc.com

I recently spoke at an American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) regional event on the topic of building an all-star sales team. As a part of this talk, I described the skill set that makes for a successful sales rep and how to assess for those skills. Turns out, the most sought …

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Brock Stechman - Co-founder of DivvyHQ

[quote style=”boxed”]My favorite quote is by Corey Rudl: “Failure doesn’t just happen. It’s a decision.”[/quote]<p>Brock Stechman is a brand builder, …

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Check Out 50 Behind-The-Scenes Photos From Star Wars

J.J. Abrams’s <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> is due out next Christmas, and so far, all accounts suggest it will be a return to the practical effects that made Episode IV, V, and VI feel so much more <i>tangible</i> than the CGI spectacles of the prequels.<p>And hopefully 30 years from now, whatever AI construct who …

What Every Investor Needs to Know About Annuities

5 Ways to Keep Your New Hires Happy

Filling an open position in your organization is a lot like dating: Once you find the right match, you want to do everything in your power to keep …

What Landlords are Thinking During an Apartment Tour

As you walk through an apartment, you already know what you’re thinking about the place. You may be wondering what your furniture would look like there, whether the leaky faucet will be fixed before you move in, and how loud the neighbors will be.<p>Curious what the landlord is thinking? You’ve come …

There's An Insane Amount Of Good Food In Dumpsters Outside Trader Joe's, Starbucks, And Other Major Brands

"I had my qualms about diving, but once I got started, I knew I would never stop," Robert Hernandez tells me before pulling a heavy black garbage bag up from the street curb.<p>We're in downtown Brooklyn, New York, in front of a Key Foods grocery store, and Hernandez is just getting started for the …

Bargain or Trap?

It happens all too often: What seems like a bargain turns out to be a bad deal in disguise. If you've ever shelled out money for something you didn't …

Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bill is responsible for sales at his company and considers himself a tenacious worker. Whenever he discovers a new prospect, he will attempt to contact that person by phone, through email and even with an office visit if possible. After a …

Secrets of Creating Great Brand Names With Buzz | Inc.com

When it comes to creating brand names that really pack a punch, Alexandra Watkins has built a track record that's hard to beat. Some of the particularly memorable names she has created (by way of her San Francisco-based firm, Eat My Words) include: Spoon Me (a frozen yogurt business), Eat My Dust …

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Training Style to Know: The 7-4-7 Method

The 5 Best Mattresses for Athletic Recovery<p>Do You Really Need a Vibrating Foam Roller?<p>The Busy Man's 15-minute Dumbbell Workout<p>I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ …

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