If you work for a company that offers a group RRSP (Registered retirement Savings Plan) program, you’re luckier than you might realize. In Canada, only 40% of employers offer a group retirement plan. Of the companies that do, 85% offer employee matching where the employer contributes to the plan. If you do have the opportunity to participate in a plan, I strongly encourage you to take advantage of it.
Buying a home not only impacts the homeowner’s financial situation, it also impacts national and local economies. Let’s take a look at the impact of housing on the economy.
Here we are 2 months into 2016, how's it going? Is this the year you plan to soar to the top in your industry?
We often start with goals or intentions, but how often do we look at them again after making them? To keep focussed and to stay on target, review goals monthly. The following applies to people in direct sales, but can be used by anyone in sales.
In sales, your customers are your toughest critics. Wary that they may be charmed into purchasing snake oil, they immediately put up their guard and find any excuse not to spend their hard-earned money. Smart entrepreneurs and salespeople find ways to build rapport with potential customers and then demonstrate the value of their product or service. To become more skilled at generating buy-in with prospects and close sales, here are some tips to selling smarter.
Explore their latent needs
The world is filled with people grousing about their corporate jobs and dreaming of going out on their own as small business owners, but relatively few take the plunge. The problem… many just have no idea where to start. That is the first and largest reason fledgling entrepreneurs take over an existing small or medium-sized business, rather than starting a new business from scratch.
1. The Test Phase Is Over
Baby It’s Cold Outside, but DIRECT SALES are HOT! HOT! HOT!
Let’s face it, cold, windy, snow, and nobody wants to go outside once home for the evening. So how do you get people to come to your presentations, parties and makeovers? You just want to get into something comfy and warm and put your feet up. Sounds inviting and then you remember you are an Entrepreneur and promoting your business is a year round activity and you will make your 2016 goals.
You are moving forward with your business, you have invested time and money into building the foundations, and then you make the mistake of your life - you failed to use the resources you paid for and the ones you can get for free - big no no!
What resources am I talking about?
Let me explain.