Productivity

How to Write a Follow-Up Email That Actually Works

In sales, it’s almost never an immediate “yes.” In fact, “92% of salespeople give up after four ‘no’s’, but 80% of prospects say ‘no’ four times before they say ‘yes’.” That’s why failing to follow up on the sales emails you send can have a disastrous impact on your sales performance.

Unfortunately, effective follow-up these days isn’t as simple as shooting off a “Just checking in” message (although this phrase has been recently proven to be more effective than we originally thought). Follow-up emails deserve as much attention as your initial outreach, so up your game by avoiding the following mistakes and testing the templates described below…CONTINUE READING HERE!!

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.

You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.

Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each one contains some insight about how to do more, work harder, or be more efficient that will pay you back many times over the minutes you invested watching it.

Sometimes, in other words, you have to stop being productive for a moment to become much more productive in the long run. These talks are all one such time…WATCH TALKS HERE!