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Tag: management skills management leadership development leadership Coaching

Our Mindsets Represent the Way Our Thoughts Influence Our Behaviors

I stumbled upon the concept of “mindsets” a few times during my college years. Dr. Carol Dweck, a Psychology Professor at Stanford University, developed the not-so-complex study that links our thoughts to our behaviors. Dr. Dweck describes two types of people: those with a Fixed Mindset, and those with a Growth Mindset.

Tag: temporary staffing hire workers Why Staffing

Why do companies hire temporary employees? Maybe you have a business that’s always busier around the holidays, but your full-time staff get overworked as a result. Or, you regularly find yourself struggling to find someone willing to pick up extra hours and you’re the one that has to stay late because your team is understaffed. Both of these situations can really lower staff morale and customer service quality, which can obviously hurt your business’ bottom line.

Tag: Sales leadership Coaching

The Best Sales Tactics Are About Much More Than Just Closing Deals

Being successful in sales is an artform. This means that sales is comprised of skills that can be mastered – and you can always learn new tactics or better strategies. The most experienced sales people I know are always looking to find ways to ask better questions, which will increase their probability of success - and, ultimately, help them close more deals. What I am about to share with you was something I had the opportunity to learn recently from Jeff West. Jeff is a successful salesman that spent over three decades in sales and sales leadership. He came to LINK Staffing to teach us about Fusion Points™, and how they can be used to “craft” our success in sales.

Tag: Sales leadership Coaching

Sales Coaching Can Teach Employees How To Be Top Performers

Sometime last week I had the honor to learn from Bill Eckstrom, President and founder of the EcSell Institute – a business whose mission is to impact performance of sales departments by increasing quality of sales coaching. Bill came all the way from Nebraska to Link’s headquarters in Houston, TX, to share with us his knowledge and wisdom to help us achieve high performance sales, and impact businesses in a positive way, with employee satisfaction and solutions to sales departments. Bill teaches us that, before understanding how to coach, we must first learn why coaching is important and what coaching is.

Tag: job search

1. Taking Too Many Breaks During Your Search

Let’s face it…we have all been there. Unemployment accompanied with a job search can be exhausting and discerning. Although its ok to take the occasional breather, don’t allow yourself lengthy breaks every time you are discouraged, or even worse, when you are making some progress.