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Fantasy Football 2018: Ranking the top 75 wide receivers

The PPR fantasy football league format has dramatically increased in popularity which has see a rise in the wide receiver’s value.<p>It’s looking like a …

Fantasy Football

The art of the cold-call

Ringing up a random stranger to ask them about that job or that great idea of yours is a nerve-wracking experience.<p>To steady your shaky nerves, …

Employment

Fantasy football draft strategy: Target positions instead of players

Fantasy drafts closely follow the final rankings from the previous season. That is a reliable plan. But 2018 will be a season with much change, since half of the NFL’s teams sport a new offensive coordinator and only 10 teams return the same quarterback, running back and primary receiver from …

Fantasy Football

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

2018 Fantasy Football Sleepers: 32 teams, 32 sleepers

Sleepers, breakouts, steals -- whatever you want to call them, your fantasy football draft cheat sheet wouldn't be complete without them. There are …

Fantasy Football

5 Top Salespeople Share How They Get Out of Sales Slumps

The best salespeople have bad days -- it's how they get through them that makes the difference.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s happened to all of us: One minute, we're hitting home runs out of the park; the next, we're swinging and missing every time.<p>What's …

Podcasting

Draft RB or WR in the First Round? That Question Is Far From Simple for Fantasy Football Owners

A fantasy football draft is really just a series of questions, answered rapid-fire as you take your turn on the clock. Do I prefer this player or …

How the Book 'To Sell Is Human' Changed My Thinking

In 'To Sell is Human,' Daniel Pink discusses what it means to be human. Selling is not just a job of a salesperson. We all sell something everyday.<p>Using loads of data and multiple studies, Daniel Pink argues that 99% of us are selling something every day. This something could be a product, a …

6 Out-of-the-Box Ways to Up Your Sales

Identify your customers' individual needs and prove your value.<p>Regardless of what line of business you are in, your company is unlikely to flourish if you can't drive strong sales. But where do you turn when your best tried-and-true sales methods are leaving you cold? How do you convince potential …

6 Tips You Can Use to Stay Motivated When You're Working in Sales

Are you doing these six things on a regular basis?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working in sales can be a grind. Every "no" you hear might get you closer to the next "yes," but it still doesn't change the fact that you're going to hear the word "no" on a regular …

Thought Leadership

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Gmail

6 Easy Tips to Up Your LinkedIn Game

With half a billion users, you need to work it to stand out<p>Before starting my public relations and communications business, I focused more on my LinkedIn page than ever before in my 20-year career.<p>Sure, my profile was always up to date, but I didn't make the best use of it. My summary story read …

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately

And the numbers keep climbing<p>For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each …

4 Best Social Selling Tools to Boost Lead Generation

Social selling is all the rage right now, whether you’re an online business or you sell more traditional products and services. Social media is where …

Social Media

TALKING SALES 196: “Why it’s challenging to capture the attention of a busy customer”

<i>“There are many ways to get our message to a busy prospect”</i> – Interview by John Smibert<p><b>Your prospective customers are extremely busy and haven’t got</b> …

How Do You Become a Great Salesperson? (Most People Forget to Do This 1 Thing)

Becoming a great salesperson takes practice. Lots of it.<p>Dale Carnegie framed it best: to become a great salesperson, you have to remember that people want to do business with people they like and respect. At the end of the day, while you may be selling to a customer, what you're really doing is …

How the iPhone Changed Selling

What worked in the Internet era won't work in the smart phone era.<p>Over the past five years, we've moved from the "Internet era" to the "iPhone era," a transformation that's changed the way people use computers and therefore changed the way that companies buy and sell. Here's what you need to</b> …