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You do not belong in your sales presentation

Several years ago I consulted with a small health and wellness studio that was just beginning to expand its offerings.  The owner decided to hire one of the front-desk staff to be her dedicated salesperson and customer care specialist. The … Continue reading

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Sales for shy people

No matter what business you’re in, you’re going to somehow, some way, some shape or form deal with people. It’s unavoidable. It can be quite intimidating trying to sell people on your product or services, especially when you’re new in … Continue reading

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Five Jobs Everyone Should Experience

It is my opinion that frankly, jobs stink. No one should have to rely on someone else’s business to make income. Time and time again, pensions are cut, salaries wane, and layoffs are imminent. Ideally, we’d all be self-employed, creating … Continue reading

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My hairdresser hates me

Seriously. My hairdresser hates me. Ok, she says she doesn’t, but I know better. I only see her twice a year, and every time I see her, I want something different. Not like, “A little more off the top” different, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Marketing your Etsy Shop

Today’s guest post comes from Aubrey Phelps, a writer for free website hosting. A note from The Queen: Etsy is an online marketplace for crafters and artisans. Think of it as your community summer art fair, but all online. In order to sell on … Continue reading

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My Random Job: Derby Belle

I’ve met a lot of really cool people through teaching my Mystery Shopping classes. One of whom, Clara, ran a marketing and PR agency.  Clara liked my outgoing personality and hired me to be a “Derby Belle” for an event … Continue reading

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My Random Job: Vacuum cleaner salesman

Yes, I sold vacuums.  Actually, I sold a vacuum.  Well, truth be told, it wasn’t a vacuum, it was more of a “carpet cleaning system.” That’s right…I’m talking about Rainbows! If you haven’t heard of Rainbows by Rexair, well, you just haven’t … Continue reading

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