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VIDEO: How to Create a Cold Call Template

Video Transcript The first thing is your greeting and the greeting to the best of your ability should be that person’s first name along with your first name. If you don’t have their first name always try to get title if you possibly can, ask for title but if you get the person’s first...

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VIDEO: How to Leave a Great Voicemail

Video Transcript Hi, I’m Larry Sharpe and today we’re going to talk about how to leave a great voicemail. Alright, so what we hear often from people is “voicemail is your time to pitch”. It’s got to be a good voicemail so that when they hear it they’ll think, ”Alright. Now I understand...

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ARTICLE: Mindset has More Impact than your Business Plan

A business plan is usually the first thing people think about when talking about becoming an entrepreneur. If you are getting your business funded, then it is very important. But there is something even more important, regardless of funding. That is your mindset. There is a HUGE difference...

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ARTICLE: Is the Key to Success a Better Product or a Better Image?

About a year ago, I was in a conversation about how to spend money when starting up a company. The two others in the conversation thought that conserving money and only spending on a better product/service, once you get clients, was the right approach. I disagreed and advocated spending most of...

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ARTICLE: Who's King? You, or the Customer?

A commonly taught axiom is, “The Customer is King.” Another is, “The Customer is always right.” In theory these statements are true. And they should be considered thoughtfully in business. But, when we allow this ideology to control every aspect of our business or when we take these axioms...

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ARTICLE: More Appointments Does NOT Mean Better Sales

There are so many out there that tell you they can improve your selling. They proclaim to be a sales coach or sales trainer. But in reality, they are either a motivational speaker or a marketing coach. What they do is offer you motivation or more prospects to see. Both are good, but neither...

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ARTICLE: Don't Keep Making the Same Mistakes

I once heard a story about a group of people who had undergone heart bypass surgery and were told by their doctors that if they didn’t change their lifestyle they would die. After 2 years, only 10% changed; Only 10% of people who were in an actual life or death situation AND went through a...

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