Managing Freelance Projects (Without Anyone to Manage You)

Managing Freelance Projects (Without Anyone to Manage You)

The number of people who make a living as freelancers is increasing rapidly in the United States. Entrepreneur Magazine reports that 149.4 million Americans were working full-time as of 2015, more than one third of who were freelancers. This figure is expected to increase significantly due to the large percentage of new freelancers. A survey of freelancers in the same article shows that 41 percent of the respondents had been freelancing for no more than the year and only 24 percent reported that they had been freelancing for over two years.

A traditional employee in an organization has access to many […]

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The Big 7: How To Skyrocket Value In Your Sales Presentations

The Big 7: How To Skyrocket Value In Your Sales Presentations

In sales presentations, especially in this tough economy, the biggest question on your mind is: “How can I add tremendous value for my clients and prospects?”

If you’ve got this question burning a hole in your brain, you’re on the right track. Pay attention. This is the question that forms the dividing line in your customer’s mind.

It pops into view when your customers are making the all-important decision to go with you. Instead of doing nothing, or going with your competition.

With this in mind, what are the top 7 ways you can add outrageous value for your clients?

1. Offer Research

No doubt […]

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Score Your Presentation Skills: Are You Convincing?

Score Your Presentation Skills: Are You Convincing?

 

In business presentations, your success often comes down to a single question. How convincing are you?

I’m not talking about the kind of slimy convincing one usually associates with snake oil salesmen. I’m talking about genuine open communication. Passionate conviction. Being the most interesting presenter in the world.

Here’s why this is such a big deal.

Busy professionals attend an average of 62 meetings per month. Over 50% of executives consider meetings a waste of time. This could be true of your presentations and meetings.

And if these decision-makers are bored, guess what they do? Recent research shows that 91% of executives admit to […]

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