Friday Roundup – August 25, 2017
Each and Every Friday – I outline a few of the articles and /or books that I have read over the last week or two that are worth taking a look at.
- Every once in a while, an account comes along that you must-win. Maybe it’s because of the size of the deal, or maybe it’s because of the the significance of adding a logo to the “Customers” page of your website that will unlock previously untapped markets for you.In these situations, a new approach is warranted – one where you take advantage of the collective intelligence of your team in order to get the deal done.Tim Sanders has found that the world’s most successful sales organizations often pull together cross-functional teams to work together to solve big sales challenges through highly structured meetings and project work.
- More than 700 million people use Instagram and 400 million of those users check the app daily. With such a large audience, and some incredibly business friendly updates such as Instagram Ads, Stories, and Business Tools, Instagram is becoming a must-have channel in many social media marketing strategies. So how can you stand out from the crowd and grow your Instagram following?
- The term “happy” was traditionally synonymous with good fortune.
It found its way into the English language around the 14th century, and it wasn’t something that people actively pursued. It was thought that you either stumbled onto it or you didn’t. It wasn’t until the 17th century that the word began its association with pleasure and contentment.
- As a busy entrepreneur, you’re likely wearing many hats and working long hours, especially in the early days of your business. Maybe it’s too early to hire staff, or you’re still struggling with delegating to the staff you have. It’s your baby, after all, built from scratch with your bare hands. But what if you could automate some of your daily tasks, leaving you more time to do what you do best? Enter the bot…