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The 1 Technique All Great Communicators Use — I'm sure you've heard the expression "keep it real." The expression advises you to be honest with others and yourself. However, it also provide the key to how all great communicators influence and inspire others. Great communicators, without exception, speak and write about real things rather than bloodless abstractions.

5 Reasons To Avoid Writing a Business Plan — A client of mine recently asked my opinion concerning one of his own clients, a medium-sized business struggling with shrinking revenues. When I asked what they were doing to turn the situation around, he explained: "Well, two years ago they hired a management consultant to help them write a 90-page business plan.

The DYN Hack Proves the Internet of Things Is a Really Lame Idea — Last summer, I explained ithat the Internet of Things was a huge and inconvenient and security risk because it "means that everything you own will be hackable, your usage of everything will be spied upon, and sometimes things will stop working for no discernible reason."

Science Says You Can Reprogram Your Brain To Be Happier in 10 Seconds — According to UC Berkeley neuropsychologist Rick Hanson, you can train your brain to experience more happiness on a daily basis through a series of short exercises performed during your workday and downtime. In his new book, Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence, Hanson explains that evolution left humans with a tendency to pay attention to the negative rather than the positive.

TD Bank Has World's Worst On-Hold Music — TD Bank is the world's 19th largest bank. It has 22 million customers and employs 85,000 people. I don't know how many of them work in marketing, but some of them should be, well, asked to find employment elsewhere. I recently called TD Bank to pay a bill via EFT.

77 Motivational Quotes That Will Give You Courage — Every entrepreneur needs courage. It takes courage to quit your day job. It takes cour age to start a business. It takes courage to remain flexible. It takes courage to pivot. It's fair to say that without courage, there would no entrepreneurs.

The 8 Ugliest Open Offices of All Time

12 Jobs That Have Breathtaking Views (Infographic)

9 Hidden Signs You're About To Be Fired — Getting fired is tough, especially when you don't know it's coming. If you've been getting lousy reviews, you can and should read the writing on the wall. If you're blindsided by a layoff, though, you'll end up hitting the streets (and competing for jobs) with rest of your clueless coworkers.

McDonald's Should Dump the Clown — 'A couple of days ago, my 10-year-old daughter came home from school in tears because some of the older girls had been talking about the worldwide wave of creepy clown sightings. While the sightings are urban legends in the making, McDonald's is taking them seriously enough to curtail appearances of their orange-haired bozo.
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Oct 27, 2016

RT @Inc: How to reprogram your brain to be happier in 10 to 30 seconds. @Sales_Source 

Oct 26, 2016

@TheLiePolitic @Inc TTWY get stuck listening to a one handed man twanging a one string guitar.

Oct 26, 2016

RT @bestcrmlist: 3 all best time articles for CRM software implementation Happy to have @Sales_Source in there  #CRM #iimplementsoiam

Oct 24, 2016

RT @Inc: How to reprogram your brain to be happier in 10 to 30 seconds. @Sales_Source 

Oct 23, 2016

@pdburden @Inc It was really more where he was sitting, breathing down the woman’s neck, that was creepy.

Oct 18, 2016

100-Plus Awesome Free Things for Salespeople and Marketers #SALESTIPS 

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