Tracey Rosenbohm

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All hail Virgin’s innovative, forward-thinking, collaborative initiative: No email

Richard Branson has built several billion-dollar businesses, launched spaceships, and set a world record as the first person to cross the Atlantic in a hot air balloon. But surely his latest project—banning his staff from the horrors of email—is his most brilliant move yet.<p>Roughly 200 employees at …

Personality

3 Pumpkin Spice Treats You Need in Your Life

In case you hadn't heard, we launched a brand-new DIY community Called The Snug (thesnug.com)! At The Snug, we spotlight top-trending DIY ideas, handpicked by the editors of our parent company Time Inc. and DIYers like you!<p>It's #PSL season, and we're talking all kinds of #pumpkin delights on The …

11 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking dessert. Here: 11 sweet recipes to get you started.<p><b>Pumpkin Pie</b><p>A pie is a pie even if it's served in a bowl. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gooey Chocolate Cake</b><p>Idiot-proof!</b> …

MIT Researchers Create 'Fab Forms' - Software That May Make 3D Modeling & Printing Easy for All

I must admit that, while I have been covering the 3D printing space for nearly two years now, and have had an interest in the technology long before …

17 Reasons Every Beauty Lover Should Shop at Target

Short of a brand-new car, you can pretty much buy anything at Target. Most importantly (duh), the retailer's beauty offerings are just as extensive. Our favorites, ahead.

Beauty

6 Simple Steps to Uncover All Social Conversations about Your Brand

People like to talk about brands online.<p>Whether it's discussion about new products, bad customer service, funny commercials or even social media …

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

The 4th of July Weekend Sales You Need to Shop Right Now

Listen up ladies: Fourth of July weekend is celebrated for more than days at the beach and late nights; one of the best parts is the blowout sales. …

Clothing

Memorize these 5 Questions and Sell Larger Deals

Salespeople who have the ability to ask great questions and use the answers to benefit their sales conversations are able to drive larger deal sizes. …

Selling

20 Inspirational Documentaries On Netflix To Guide Your Life

Ah Netflix… the one thing that’s always been there for me. We turn to it in good times and bad and though the act of binge watching has somehow been …

Six Simple And Irresistible Alternatives To The Elevator Pitch

“The purpose of the pitch isn’t necessarily to move others to adopt your idea, it’s to offer something so compelling it begins a conversation,” according to New York Times bestselling author, Daniel H. Pink. I recently talked to Pink about his new book, <i>To Sell is Human, The Surprising Truth About</i> …

How to Sell if You Hate Selling

Your success in business depends upon your ability to sell. It's time to get over your bad attitude.<p>"I hate selling."<p>I've heard that statement a thousand times–often from entrepreneurs whose success depends upon their ability to sell their ideas, their firm and their products.<p>And that's a shame, …

Selling

5 Basic Principles of Selling

The essence of what I've learned in over a decade of writing about sales.<p>What is selling, really? Ask ten salespeople you'll get ten different answers. Ask ten executive, you'll get ten more. But what is selling, really? IMHO, selling can be boiled down to the following basic principles:<p><b>1. Selling</b> …

Selling

Free Sales Software for Businesses of Any Size

A Guide To Influencing People Over The Phone

This infographic shares tips on being both a good talker and listener over the phone. Useful for professional phone calls as well as casual …

5 Ways to Impress Your Disappointed Customer

By Amy O’Connor<p>When things go wrong that negatively affect your customers’ perception of you and/or your company, you face a choice: Let the …

Your Price Is Higher Than We Pay Now

“We really like you, but your price is higher than what we are paying now.”• If your prospective client is dissatisfied enough to move, they are …

The Real Reason You Hate Cold Calling

Some of you reading this hate cold calling. I know.<p>There is whole cottage industry that caters to your ill-considered and unproductive feelings …

You’ll never hear successful people say these 15 phrases

If you want to become more successful as an entrepreneur or in your career, you can start by making a habit of talking and thinking more like the people you know or read about who are already successful.<p>Here are some phrases you'll never hear a successful person say:<p><b>1. We can't do that.</b> One thing …

Selling to Executives? 3 Types You’ll Meet & How to Handle Them

Certain challenges come with selling to executives. These prospects can be difficult to reach and tend to pack their schedules well in advance. The …

The Fear of Asking

Well-trained sales people <b>know</b> that “asking questions, rather than telling” is critical to their professional success <b>and yet</b> the vast majority of …

The 3 Biggest Mistakes You're Making in Sales

Congratulations: you landed a meeting with a prospect. Here's how not to screw it up.<p>As an entrepreneur, you know your product better than Stephen Hawking knows theoretical physics. And therein lies your fatal flaw. Here are three mistakes prodigiously informed entrepreneurs make in the sales …

Stephen Hawking

10 Unexpected Body-Language Adjustments That Will Boost Your Career

How you carry yourself makes all the difference in day-to-day interactions. Here’s how to straighten up and show your best side.<p>We often talk about the absolute importance of body language at work. How you hold your body is up there with nailing the interview and speaking up during meetings.<p>One of …

Body Language

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

Why assertiveness is key for sales reps

How to help customers see beyond price

Taking a customer-centric approach can help salespeople achieve better results. It's important for sales reps to learn about their customers' …

​5 reasons you shouldn't get to work early

While you shouldn't slack off and be late, there is a difference between punctuality and chronically being early. If your boss even notices, is that a good thing, or do you seem like you have nothing better to do? Work needs to appear as a priority, but it should not be what you seemingly live for. …

What to say -- and not to say -- in a sales pitch

Dear Introverts, We're Sorry. -- Extroverts

Introverts have been speaking up lately, educating the rest of us non-introverts about how our perceptions of normal have been skewed toward an "extrovert ideal." Today, acknowledging you're an extrovert can feel like confessing that you've been an insensitive jerk for ignoring the obvious fact …