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Month: November 2017

"Thank You" – Two of the Most Important Words in the English Language

Debe Maxwell, CRS “Keeping in touch is the best way to show your gratitude in our business. I believe that many buyers and sellers fall through the cracks after Closing because agents feel like the ‘job is done.’  Our client relationships, honestly, should NEVER end!”Right on target – and -re-blog! “Thank You” – Two of the Most Important Words in the English Language Remember the grandparent lessons, “Always say ‘please’ and ‘thank you?’ Gosh, as far back as I can remember, those are some of the first ‘lessons’ I ever learned. That, along with ‘Don’t ever be afraid to say, I’m sorry,’ ‘Don’t...

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Exploring A Sales Career

If you're a recent college graduate and are getting ready to launch your career and are thinking about pursuing the field of sales, congratulations! It's a great profession. Here are some practical considerations that you should think about as you explore whether or not sales is right for you. First of all, in terms of preparation, sales like any other career can benefit from many different tracks of educational background and you do not have to be a marketing major in order to get into sales. The most important attributes of a good sales person are that they have good critical thinking skills and that they're very strong at both verbal and written communications. If those are part of your DNA, then even if you're biology major or have a degree in science, you still may very well be at the aptitude that's necessary in order to be good at sales. What's It Like To Work In Sales? Well, it's a great profession, and the reason why it's a great profession is because you get an opportunity to stay very active and to meet lots of people, to travel and to solve problems for people. So if you have a high degree of interest in doing these kinds of things in your day job, you may be well suited for sales. On the other side, if you are going...

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How to Best Achieve Social Progress in Developing Nations

Technological innovations and advances: Because capitalists' control how technology is used, many of the computer's potential gains are not realized. Capitalists enhance this conflict that may lead to social revolutions because human development is rendered. This is an adoption regarding the views on computers that Karl Marx may have held. In order to fully innovate and advance developing nations technology, the governments must regulate and work with global corporations to spread the technology. We can not rely on the business owners themselves explaining this technology to the third world. The Governments must do this. The distribution of wealth in developing nations is lob sided. There are few elite people and the rest are either working middle class or poor, depending on the nation. What can we do to shrink the wealth gap? The government should regulate the corporations and companies that the elite own, and redistribute some of that wealth into economic and business incentives for the poor and middle class. Furthermore, there are many countries were a few elite land owners controlling a vast amount of land and have "sharecroppers" working for them for unbelievably low wages. The government must step in and split up the land among the various sharecroppers so that they too can own some of the land. Opponents may say this is unheard of to the elite, but these people are rich and still...

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Land Your Sales Or Marketing Dream Job

A Guide to Optimizing Your Career Search It's no secret that we live in a full-employment economy these days, with unemployment rates running as low as 5% in most parts of the country. As a result, many companies are starved for the kind of A-level talent they need to grow their business. For proven top Sales and Marketing professionals, that's great news. Right now, in fact, it's much easier to make a career move than it has been for the last several years. So the time is ripe for you to land that next great position, whether as an executive, mid-level manager, or front-line contributor. The path to better career opportunities is just ahead. This detailed Guide is designed to help you pave the way and land your dream job in Sales or Marketing. Six Steps to Making the Right Move What follows are a few tried-and-true tips to help you greatly improve your career search and make sure your next job is exactly the one you've been dreaming about: 1. Develop Your Plan of Attack If you're thinking about starting a search for a great position, it's absolutely essential that you take the time to build your own personal strategic marketing plan. Too many professionals enter the job market with no game plan for their job search, other than to prepare their resume; post it on major job...

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When and How You Should Sell Your Property Investments

When investing, most people concentrate on the 'deal' they are getting and whether it works in today's market. However, since the property price falls of 2007 left many investors who wanted to cash in for their retirement in dire straits, and with the demand and supply of property likely to change in the future due to demographics, it's essential to have a good idea of when is the right time to sell your investments. If you were investing in a financial asset, you would typically do this via a regulated, independent financial advisor. They would then give you projections of what your investment would deliver to you. For example, if you invest in a bond, you are likely to receive information that shows what you would receive after 5, 10, 15 and 20 years. To do this they would project probably three percent growth projections such as 3%; 5% and 7%. Much of this information is regulated, so they are not allowed to 'make up' figures. As an investor, you should have a plan of what your property investment will return ongoing in income for example, as well as capital growth. This should work hand in hand with your exit strategy. For example, if you want to buy property now, hold on to it and rent it out for five years, then cash it in, what you need to...

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