A mind can only hold so much information and when that mind ceases to be its contents if not passed on are forgotten. Then too not all minds are alike, and where one person seems to have a photographic memory another is incessantly forgetful which is why writing has allowed…


The average worker spends around 28% of their work week dealing with email. That is a significant amount of time.

It’s why email is critical in reaching out to new people and building mutually beneficial relationships but inboxes are getting ever more crowded and people more jaded.

But how to…


Read.

If you want to become a better writer you need to read writers better than you, even if you never reach their heights you’ll absorb new words, new ways of phrasing ideas and how to pace and plot a piece.

Just like interesting people usually have lots of experiences…


When you get into your car you have a destination you want to go to and an idea of the steps involved to get there. When you want to write a piece on a topic you usually outline it, the beats of the narrative and once you have that then…


No one really likes getting cold calls but neither do most people enjoy making cold calls. It’s nerve wracking and awkward but it’s still one of the best and quickest ways of getting a qualified lead.

Nothing beats speaking to someone to get the sale. Even if it goes south…


Two of our guys were on their way to meet potential new clients at their offices, this has nothing to do with RealtimeCRM. This is the consulting side of the business which we use to fund the development of RealtimeCRM. Typical bootstrapping stuff.

Now this is the first meeting, we…


What is FOMO?

The Urban Dictionary describes it as a state of mental or emotional strain caused by the fear of missing out.

It’s very powerful, it can cause otherwise rational actors to act in a way that is not only harmful to themselves but to others as well.

Businesses…


We get a ton of cold emails in our inbox, most of them we insta-delete because even the subject line is terrible and spammy.

Often for the terrible ones we sometimes do open them just to see what the copy looks like — it’s disgusting. …


A job interview can be daunting but it’s really about selling yourself. In the case where you’re going for a job in sales it isn’t simply about selling yourself though it’s about how you do it. …


Part of being a great salesperson is not simply the product you’re selling, a large part of it is selling you. If you inspire confidence and a positive feeling in a prospect the probability of making the sales goes up significantly.

You’ll never be perfect, you can’t because it’s a…

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