• Stephanie's Blog

    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

    Sales training, business inspiration, & personal thoughts from the sales trainer, keynote speaker & author herself!

    March 11, 2019 · LinkedIn,Social Media Marketi,Lead Generation,LinkedIn Prospecting,LinkedIn Profiles
    I see a lot of people who try and establish them as an expert on LinkedIn through the messages they send when they first connect with someone. With these individuals, the first message I get is a three-scroller. You know the ones! Where it’s a giant block of text and you have to scroll three...
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    March 5, 2019 · LinkedIn,Networking,Business Building,sales tips,sales
    Microsoft has not always made great improvements to their acquisitions. Skype, for example, developed so many bugs and crashed so often than I just stopped using it. But when they acquired LinkedIn, they made a lot of changes that ended up being for the better. LinkedIn went from a ghost town...
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    February 28, 2019 · Goal Setting,Entrepreneurs,Stuck in business,How to get Unstuck,Business Motivation
    Steph here! I did a training this past month on Goal Setting and Achieving. I always have a lot of fun doing that training because it's a different way of looking at goal setting. In other words, let me set the right kinds of goals so I have a heightened chance of actually achieving that goal! ...
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    Recently I made a grammar mistake and referred to something as third v. first person that was CLEARLY a singular-plural mistake - or should have been clear to a former English tutor! But as a rule, I've always loved writing and learned the rules of grammar to be able to communicate my ideas...
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    On January 9th & 10th, we hosted The Grow Retreat for 2019 and one of our speakers, Matthew Pollard, had a comment that perfectly summed up one key that I've tried to hit home repeatedly this last year: "Speaking to everyone is speaking to no one. Plus it's expensive!" We talked about this...
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    A couple of years ago, my coach told me to start running a monthly check-in with myself. To sit down with pen and paper and review the past month and plan for the next. It started rather informally and irregularly. But the longer I've done this, the more I have learned the power of this event...
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