Entries by ms_content

Successful Steps as an Entrepreneur

The past few years have been an extraordinary period of growth and corporate refinement in my business. It can be too easy to keep looking ahead.

Are You Starting Up a Start-up?

So, I started entrepreneurial young. And I was out on my own right before my 16th birthday, so putting food on the table was tough. You learn real quick, and you get a thick skin.

The Elevator Pitch-What Everybody Ought to Know About Sales

Everyone needs something that fills up their heart and mind. Encourage others that their work is meaningful too. Include all that in your elevator pitch and you will see sales results skyrocket, build relationships, and engage your community in a whole new way.

Business is Hard

I heard the words “ridiculous” and “ludicrous”; Ignorant was another descriptor of my decision. They said it’s never going to happen.

Keep Selling!

We are optimists by trade and respect a good pitch; it’s in our nature to believe what we hear, primarily when it supports our plan.
I’m here to interject a little reality and test whether you have heard any of these great lies about selling.

Steps to Becoming a Great Salesperson

Daily, when I talk about ‘the field,’ I speak of a group of people with great hearts and good skills. Sometimes I worry they have difficulty envisioning themselves building and managing a business. It can be scary to think about running a business and starting to organize a plan.

Communication Skills in Sales

If you can’t say what’s in your heart and can’t say it compellingly, they will feel it if you can’t spar a little bit and get past their objection. Use your communication skills in your sales!