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Do you have the right questions to make the sale?

Do you have the right questions to make the sale?

Do you have the right questions to make the sale?   The most important aspect of making a sale is also a major weakness of every salesperson — asking questions. Questions are so critical, you’d think it would be the topic of training every week. Yet salespeople are odds-on favorites to have never taken one training program in the science of asking a question. How critical? The first personal (rapport) question sets the tone for the meeting, and the first […]

Tips for Successful Cold Calling

Tips for Successful Cold Calling

Tips for Successful Cold Calling Cold calling. Even the name is chilling. You’re not alone if you dread the process. In fact, many people consider cold calling the most intimidating aspect of the sales process. Unfortunately, even though cold calling is becoming outmoded thanks to digital technology it is a necessary evil part of selling; if you want to grow your business, you have to contact new prospects. These tips will help you handle cold calls like a pro: […]

Networking basics for small businesses

Networking basics for small businesses

Networking basics for small businesses   Simplicity and functionality should be the guiding principles for designing a small office network setup that meets the needs of your growing company. Remember that networking hardware that fits right now may not keep pace two or three years out, and outgrowing your hardware before it reaches obsolescence is generally thought of as a waste of resources. Knowing the basics about networking hardware is the first step in planning for the appropriate purchase.   Understand the […]

Basic Rules Of Network Planning

Basic Rules Of Network Planning

Basic Rules Of Network Planning   Here are bandwidth estimates for common business activities (per staff or user):   Basic email, 1 Mbps Cloud backup, 2 Mbps Cloud-based services, 5 Mbps Cloud computing, 2 Mbps Data transfer, 2 Mbps Email with attachments, 15 Mbps File sharing, 5 Mbps/500 Kbps General web browsing, 0.33 Mbps/333 Kbps General Wi-Fi use, 1 Mbps High-definition video (HD video), 4 Mbps Instant messaging, 5 Mbps/500 Kbps Online banking and bookkeeping, 2 Mbps Online research […]

Why data analysts love the fog: Economists Have Biggest Miss Ever in U.S. Jobs-Report Shocker.

Why data analysts love the fog: Economists Have Biggest Miss Ever in U.S. Jobs-Report Shocker.

Economists forecasts have never been more wrong than they were for Friday’s jobs report. So how did they miss this one so badly? Simply put, analysis don’t work out all the time. They are based on predictions especially when no sound reference data is available for comparison. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-05/economists-have-biggest-whiff-ever-as-u-s-jobs-report-surprises […]

What is wrong with the stock market and traders?

What is wrong with the stock market and traders?

There could be a side effect of the Covid-19 virus to the brain of stock traders even if they are not infected! This chart says it all. Look at the chart. The white line is the S&P 500 and the red line is the comatose profit margins of the same companies. No correlations so ever between the two lines, but the traders are on a happy-go-crazy frenzy. Either they know something, or their brain is shrinking because of the virus […]

Rich Americans’ pullback in spending is hurting the economic recovery

Rich Americans’ pullback in spending is hurting the economic recovery

Since the coronavirus pandemic unfolded, many Americans have cut their spending. But those earning the highest incomes have curbed their purchases the most, according to a new report, even though they were less likely to have lost their jobs or incomes. Yahoo Finance article: https://money.yahoo.com/rich-americans-pullback-in-spending-is-hurting-the-economic-recovery-124949092.html Copyright Yahoo &nbsp […]

More Books To Read About Work, Life, Management, Leadership and Business

More Books To Read About Work, Life, Management, Leadership and Business

Update 06/28/2020 We don’t haven any free preview for these books but you can preview the content via Amazon or Google Books And don’t forget, we really care for the environment, so help the environment and please consider an alternative to a paperback books. Buy the Audible or Kindle version if available. Not only you will save couple hundred trees and reduce paper waste but you will be able to have 24/7 listening experience and access to your books anywhere […]

Welcome to the Startup Port Entrepreneurs Community

Welcome to the Startup Port Entrepreneurs Community

Welcome to the Startup Port Entrepreneurs Community   We at StartUp Port are pleased to provide all entrepreneurs with free access to our online Community through our partnership with TLE. Come here to learn, share, get answers to your most pressing business questions, interact with your fellow entrepreneurs and gain insights on the topics you care about from our friends at  TLE. We can’t wait to see what you share and what you gain from our Group. […]

Charts to Give You a Better Global Perspective in 2019 From our trusted partner Bourbon Financial Management

Charts to Give You a Better Global Perspective in 2019 From our trusted partner Bourbon Financial Management

Charts to Give You a Better Global Perspective After the Worst December https://mailchi.mp/bourbonfm/charts_for_better_perspective-1189517?e=465c0bce5b You can also request the PDF version of this article.   […]

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